Data Protection Technologies News
Dimension Data CEO Lays Out $12 Billion Plan
7:24 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
CEO Brett Dawson says the global systems integration giant is doubling down on providing its own Dimension Data-branded cloud-computing services offerings.
10 Hot Products From EMC World To Hit The Storage Scene
2:00 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Even thought there was nothing like the massive EMC 42-product release seen at the EMC World 2012, there was still enough new storage hardware and software unveiled at EMC World 2013 to make the visit worthwhile.
Head-To-Head: Symantec Vs. McAfee In Endpoint Protection
12:00 PM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
McAfee and Symantec are archrivals with a firm grip on the North American security market. CRN pits both vendors' endpoint security products against each other and names a winner.
Former DuPont Security Chief: Safeguarding Data Is A Daily Struggle
10:25 AM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
Many companies fail at data discovery and classification because they leave it up to an IT team to undertake the project, says Larry Brock. The business owner needs takes accountability for the crown jewels.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
12:30 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
For the week ending May 10, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
The Top 5 Causes Of Corporate Data Breaches (Video)
2:30 PM EST Thu. May. 02, 2013
Verizon's new security report explains how businesses can avoid and minimize the risk of major data breaches.
5 Ways To Avoid A Stolen Password Pitfall
1:00 PM EST Thu. May. 02, 2013
Avoiding having your email or Facebook account hijacked or bank account drained takes a little work, but following these steps can greatly reduce the risk.
Breach Stats Prompt Need For Vulnerability, Configuration Assessment: Report
7:40 PM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
Enterprises need to focus on vulnerability and configuration weaknesses that are consistently being targeted by attackers, according to security experts.
Amazon's AWS Chief: Cloud Services Party Just Getting Started
4:53 PM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Top Amazon execs speaking at AWS Summit 2013 tell attendees that as the company moves from cloud servers, storage and databases to include networking, data warehousing and application services, AWS' full capabilities are only now coming into focus while its competitors are scrambling to keep up.
Storage, Security Products Take Center Stage At AWS Summit 2013
10:15 AM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
The AWS Summit 2013 conference will feature a wide range of solutions from vendors partnering with Amazon on improving the storage, movement, protection and security of data in the cloud.
Box Says Its Cloud-Based File Sharing Tech Is HIPAA, HITECH 'Compliant'
5:28 PM EST Fri. Apr. 26, 2013
Box said its cloud-based file sharing technology, which is now HIPAA and HITECH compliant, meets the needs of physicians who are increasingly mobile, but a solution provider argues that clients require greater control than a pure cloud offering can provide.
Verizon Analysis: Top 10 Causes Behind Data Breaches
12:00 PM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
Attackers are stealing account credentials and bypassing security systems as valid users, according to Verizon's analysis of 621 breaches that occurred in 2012.
Exablox Exits Stealth Mode With Channel-Only Play To Make Storage Simple
10:45 AM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
Storage startup Exablox introduces its Exablox OneBlox, a scalable storage solution that solution providers can install in five minutes to provide a full range of unstructured data storage services.
2013 Channel Champs: Overall Winners
2:00 PM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
The CRN Channel Champions study highlights solution provider satisfaction with their vendor partners' products and services.
McAfee Channel Chief Details Partner Growth (Video)
12:01 PM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
The security firm is increasingly relying on the channel to boost sales in its security portfolio, according to McAfee's channel chief, Gavin Struthers.
Five Companies That Came To Win This Week
5:55 PM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
For the week ending April 19, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
McAfee Channel Chief Unveils Program Changes, Adds Partner Support (Video)
4:36 PM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
In a wide-ranging interview, McAfee Channel Chief Gavin Struthers said the channel program has been retooled to include an improved partner portal, more outreach and support of sales initiatives.
Follow The Money: 21 Big Data Startups That Have Scored Big In Venture Funding This Year
4:00 PM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
Dot.Com Redux? There's been a free flow of millions of dollars in venture capital to "big data" startups recently. Here's 21 that have scored big since the start of the year.
McAfee's Struthers: New Incentives, Level Playing Field Paying Off
11:10 AM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
McAfee's channel chief says channel program revamp comes as most partners are in a transition phase, with pure reselling in decline and increased growth in providing cloud-based security management services.
Sophos Readying Cloud-Based Endpoint Protection For MSPs
6:32 PM EST Wed. Apr. 10, 2013
Sophos CTO Gerhard Eschelbeck tells CRN that he and his engineering team have been working on Web-enabling the Sophos Endpoint Protection Platform for more than a year.
PHD Virtual Buys VirtualSharp, Adds Disaster Recovery To Product Lineup
8:07 PM EST Tue. Apr. 09, 2013
The acquisition of VirtualSharp gives PHD Virtual technology for automated replication and testing of data for disaster recovery to go with its existing data protection technology for virtualized environments.
5 Security Requirements For Big Data Hadoop Implementations
4:00 PM EST Tue. Apr. 09, 2013
Identifying and securing sensitive data in Apache Hadoop deployments is a challenge, according to security firm Dataguise.
Virtual Instruments Leads The Performance Management Charge (Video)
3:37 PM EST Tue. Apr. 09, 2013
John W. Thompson talks about this new company, Virtual Instruments, and how it's ensuring the optimal performance of applications housed in virtual and cloud-based environments.
Former Symantec CEO: 'We Did The Best Job We Could But Not The Best Job Possible'
4:42 PM EST Fri. Apr. 05, 2013
Former Symantec CEO John W. Thompson says the aim was true on the security-storage vision behind the blockbuster $11 billion Symantec-Veritas merger in 2005, but the execution could have been better.
RSA Sells Off Knowledge-Based Authentication Service To LexisNexis
10:54 AM EST Thu. Apr. 04, 2013
RSA says the sale of its identity verification service means it can focus on its SecurID hardware token business and other core competencies.
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