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Last week, Bruce Schneier penned an excellent article that posed a straightforward question: Is Data a Toxic Asset? As Schneier is one of the world’s leading experts (if not THE leading expert) on all things information and “cyber” security, I recommend that every IT professional read it.

 

Information, not the Technology: Setting the Stage for New Ways to Measure Productivity

It's no secret that third party BLOB externalization solutions have provided tremendous value to organizations with growing SharePoint environments. The capability first appeared in SharePoint 2007 as BLOB Storage (EBS) and later in SharePoint 2010 as Remote BLOB Storage (RBS).

 

The consumer buzz over the Internet of Things (IoT) is growing as consumers embrace cloud connectivity, the connectivity between our devices, be it smartphone or Fitbit and services as they replace software.

 

A year ago the forecast would have stated 'It's all cloudy on theadoption front'

Yet, in 2015 it is clear that organisations are now dependent and not justwhistling at the cloud, as enterprises race to migrate and host their collaborationplatforms, social media marketing and business process applications in adedicated cloud or hybrid or on-premise infrastructure.

 

 

Today’s IT world is in the middle of a “cloud rush” companies are either thinking about, preparing for, or already benefitting from their move to cloud collaboration environments. The reduction in infrastructure needs, maintenance, and costs are extremely enticing and add immediate business value. After assisting a number of companies through their cloud adoption journey, it is clear to me that there are three major pain points that impact companies in Office 365.

 

It’s almost as if the world breathed a sigh of relief when Julia White, general manager for Microsoft’s Office Product Management wrote a blog post acknowledging that there would be another release of Sharepoint on prem, namely Sharepoint 2016.

 

By the end of 2014, there were about 63.4 million iPhones in use around the United States according to Statista (Apple hasn’t released current user numbers). The takeaway is simple, tens of millions of iOS users have become accustomed to purchasing new devices and using their Apple ID to sync their photos, music, notes, contacts and bookmarks with iCloud.

 

So how do you get them to use content collaboration tools on those devices?

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