Cloud Security Checklist

Cloud Security Checklist. Everything CSO needs to know

With droves of today’s organizations moving to cloud environments at a rapid pace, there is no question that cloud infrastructure is a viable solution for today’s production workloads. The cloud has certainly matured as a platform and solution for today’s business-critical applications. Organizations have chosen to run not only production virtual machines on top of cloud infrastructure, but also business services such as email and file storage. The cloud revolution has brought about significant changes in the way that businesses today think about provisioning infrastructure. It has also changed the methodologies used in traditional infrastructure that exists on-premises.

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How Banks Can Enhance Security of Office 365 and G Suite

How Banks Can Enhance Security of Office 365 and G Suite
The move to the cloud has been somewhat of a foregone conclusion among most businesses today. The services and products that are offered by public cloud vendors often provide solutions that would otherwise be financially or technically unattainable by businesses building out similar infrastructure on-premises. Public cloud has tremendous advantages for many business use cases. Various industries are taking advantage of the public cloud to host many different business-critical services such as email and file storage. However, there are other services housed in public clouds today that can enhance business productivity and collaboration.

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Ultimate Guide for Cloud Apps Audit for Education

Ultimate Guide for Cloud Apps Audit for G Suite for Education

There is arguably no organization today that isn’t at least considering hosting business services in the public cloud. Cloud has revolutionized the way businesses thinking about their infrastructure. With little time and effort organizations can provision powerful and even complex systems. Public cloud has revolutionized processes and procedures for IT admins who are tasked with provisioning, configuring, and managing organization infrastructure. Additionally, organizations are able to take advantage of the wide range of third-party extensions that are available in public cloud environments by way of apps to extend functionality and features within the cloud.

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Office 365 Migration Guide

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PART II

In the first part of the Office 365 Migration Guide Migrating from On Premise to Microsoft Office 365, we looked at the features and services that often attract organizations to choose Office 365 as a migration target for public cloud. Microsoft has certainly architected a powerful and fully featured solution for organizations in the Office 365 offering. Office 365 builds on top of the very familiar Office suite of products that most enterprise environments have been using for years. This trusted and well-known platform provides one of the key reasons that many organizations choose Office 365 for public cloud – familiarity.

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Office 365 Backup. The Cost of Data Loss

Office 365 backup.The Cost of Data Loss

Data is at the very heart of today’s businesses, both large and small. In the past, the criticality of data was more of a concern for larger corporations. In today’s data-driven world, even small business revenue, including “mom and pop” operations and SMB markets is driven by data and technology. So many businesses today are utilizing technology to make business operations more efficient, accurate, and to lower the head count required to carry out business-critical operations. More and more businesses across the board are moving their data-centric operations to the public cloud. Public cloud has revolutionized the way businesses of every size are thinking about IT infrastructure and where their data is stored, processed, and archived.

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Migrating from G Suite to Office 365. Cloud Migration Guide

 organizations may choose one public server provider over another when comparing Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365

In the last two posts on cloud migration, we have talked at some length about migrations from on-premise environments to public cloud environments. First, we discussed the scenario of migrating from on-premise to the Google G Suite public cloud, why organizations choose G Suite, and some of the challenges that are encountered with this move. Next, we looked at the similar scenario involving migrating from on-premise environments to Microsoft Office 365. As shown, both migrations will offer challenges to organizations who are familiar with managing and configuring traditional infrastructure.

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G Suite Security Best Practices for G Suite Backup

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When thinking about G Suite security best practices, many things come to mind. However, backups may not be readily considered when moving core enterprise applications into cloud-computing scenario. Backups of cloud data should be considered crucial to the overall security strategy of organizations with hybrid cloud or native public cloud business-critical applications, data, and infrastructure. An organization today who thinks they will never need to protect or recover public cloud data is simply not living in reality.

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G Suite for Education. Top Benefits for G Suite Administrators

G Suite for Education. Top Benefits for G Suite Administrators

G Suite administrators with organizations today are looking at how they can most efficiently carry out IT operations, including delivering of services to end users. Most are looking at cloud-based solutions to deliver on current IT infrastructure and service demands. This is not limited to corporate environments but also includes today’s educational institutions. When it comes to education environments, Google’s G Suite for Education tools provides tremendous benefits that allow IT administrators in the education realm to transform the way services are delivered to campuses and streamline the administration and technology utilized to deliver those services.

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