Chances are you've heard a lot of fiction about cloud-based mobile device management. We think you deserve to see the facts too.
Is your organization taking the right steps to achieve secure and compliant cloud computing practices amid the mobile age?
As cloud services continue to develop and bring your own device (BYOD) spreads its wings, how should organizations shape their strategy for managing their mobile workforce?
In a recent NetworkWorld post, Josh Marpet provided commentary on "Trust in the Cloud", a presentation by David Lingenfelter, Security Officer at Fiberlink.
The following was written by Chuck Brown of Fiberlink in response to "E-mail 'biggest' security risk, Microsoft says" published November 10, 2009, on Goverment Computer News.
There has been much written already about the issues and events that led to the massive service outage and data loss that occurred at the Danger/Microsoft datacenter that hosted the T-Mobile Sidekick services:
From David Lingenfelter, Fiberlink.
Tomorrow, the White House CIO, Vivek Kundra, is going to announce his plans for cloud computing. It’s anticipated that this first phase he will announce at a press conference in California will give government agencies a central place to store and use simple collaboration tools. Kundra, who has acknowledged cloud computing’s place in the government’s IT tool box, agrees with many (including me) that it will cut costs.
By Robert Daigneault, Fiberlink.
The cloud can be a confusing place for most people, even those in IT. The “what” is still being defined even as people are starting to use it. We’ve talking about cloud computing plenty of times on this blog in the past, but let me put my definition out there simply: Cloud computing is the use of servers outside the LAN to host information and resources which can be accessed from anyplace on the Internet. In our business, we use cloud computing to help businesses better serve and secure their mobile workers (which is pretty much all of them these days) by putting their management and monitoring of their mobile devices in the cloud where their mobile workers live.