In 2009, FedEx assessed its application portfolio and realized it had more than 2,600 applications, and more than 14,000 custom interfaces to these applications. Can you have too many? Here’s why, what the risks are and what to do about it.
There’s potentially a gulf of pain between using cloud services and successfully using cloud services. How will you know if you’re being successful? You need the metrics that match your priorities: agility, TCO, reach and productivity.
As an organization, you face a daunting challenge: how can you reap the rewards of private cloud while mitigating the risks? When does private cloud make sense?
Making sure you’re prepared is often the lion’s part of success, and the cloud is no exception. The priority is security.
Threat intelligence develops a picture before attacks happen, so you can be prepared if and when they do. Yet, only a quarter of security professionals thought that they were using threat data to effectively combat attackers.