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Security Begins on Your Desktop
The documents, spreadsheets, databases and other files on the personal computers used to conduct business are corporate assets. It cost money to create them

home desktop computers  to the internet from home? From a client's site? Is your company providing the proper level of privacy and integrity controls over client and corporate data to satisfy contracts? Laws? The enterprise runs on data, and not all of it is in the repositories that are managed directly by the information technology departments. Studies have shown that less than 20% of the data used to run a company resides in its mainframe systems. Older studies showed that more than 50% resided in unstructured formats in file

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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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home desktop computers  a physician or a home care nurse. They put information right at the caregiver's fingertips and streamline administrative processes. Ultimately, they help our facilities deliver better patient experiences and outcomes. For the IT team however, they are a challenge. Our existing IT asset management system could only track assets that are on the network and these devices come back into our facilities at a fraction of the rate we are comfortable with. While we use Utimaco encryption on all of our mobile Read More

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With organizations looking for new ways to cut costs and increase productivity, cloud computing has become a popular trend. In the most common form of cloud computing, vendors offer software via the Internet in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. Many of the benefits of this model can be translated to desktop management. Learn how SaaS principles are being applied to offer companies desktop-as-a-service (DaaS).

home desktop computers  multiple offices and from home. Remote access is no longer a want, but a need. With DaaS, employees can securely access their desktop anywhere with just an Internet connection. It provides access to all applications and data and enables users to interact with other users from any Internetconnected workstation - making the virtual office a reality. Many organizations are taking advantage of this ease-of-accessibility to reduce overhead costs. Now, with DaaS, more organizations are allowing their employees Read More

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Case Study: Fetco Home Decor


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