Guy Bunker's Blog
In the last couple of weeks of 2008, IT departments and CIOs need to think
carefully about the cloud and how it can be used within their organizations -
ahead of the business units. Develop, distribute and educate staff on
policies around Information Protection and data loss prevention. Put a
process together to rapidly respond to requests for new services which live
in the cloud.
We live in uncertain economic times where money is tough… but the cloud and
more importantly, services within the cloud appears to offer value for money.
You pay for what you use and so on. But… will this lead to chaos?
A decade or so ago the likes of PC World started to make a big impact on
business computing. You could nip down there in the lunch break and buy a
wireless router or a printer, pop back to the office and have it all
connected up to the corporate network. Hu... (more)
... Or something more disturbing? So, Wikipedia is finally closing its doors
to unrestricted editing, why? Well because it was being abused - and the
reputation of the site was falling. When the Internet first came on the
scene, the data was 'good', because the people who used it, wanted ...
Just a quick reminder that it's the Cloud Computing Expo next week in Prague
and my session is on The Darker Sides of Cloud Computing: Security and
Availability. Cloud computing is definitely the buzzword for 2009 and so it
will be great to hear other peoples' opinions along with some ...
Corporate Responsibility Officer magazine has just published a list of
'Best Corporate Citizens' and Symantec made it onto the list at #23. The
number is made up from various measures, including metrics for environment,
climate change, human rights and philanthropy. We have been working hard to
'green' our internal systems ...
I was at the Cloud Computing Conference in Prague earlier this week and there
were a lot of great sessions - along with some very interesting new
perspectives. Stephen Foskett has done a great report and rather than repeat
that, here are my main discussion points. 1) Is the lack of 'true' ...