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Accelerating sales cycles, and getting to “yes” faster, is the goal of all organizations and recent survey results indicate that mobilizing the sales team can deliver significant productivity improvements. According to a recent study by Constellation Research , mobilizing a sales team:...
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IDC estimates that there will be 40 Zettabytes of data on the planet by 2020. That translates to approximately 5,247 GB of data for every person on earth, including you. Therefore, it probably comes as no surprise that the analyst firm in turn predicts that enterprise data stores will grow an...
Posted by Hormazd Romer
I call it the “public cloud handoff.” You select a public cloud service provider to support a piece of your business and then hand over responsibility for your critical business information, putting the onus on the vendor to care for your enterprise data as if it were their own. However...
Posted by Accellion Team
Every now and then something crosses your desk that makes you stop for a timeout. As someone who has worked in the technology industry for more than 20 years, it’s safe to say that I love technology. However the stories that were shared with me today from our customer Seattle Children’s...
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A new study by Avanade , an Accenture and Microsoft joint IT consultancy firm, found that 61 percent of companies worldwide believe cloud sprawl is causing inefficiencies in their business. What is cloud sprawl? It’s the unmanaged adoption of cloud services by employees. When each user is...
Posted by Hormazd Romer
Despite claims by public cloud file sharing solutions that everyone wants to migrate to public cloud storage, new research by the Enterprise Strategy Group shows organizations are overwhelmingly interested in on-premise private cloud file sharing and hybrid cloud file sharing solutions. ESG...
Posted by Accellion Team
Marble Mobile Security published its study on the top ten riskiest mobile apps, and consumer-grade productivity apps were nearing the top of the list. This is because they “can pose data leak risks to enterprises, as they connect to shared document services, or upload and download documents...
Posted by Yorgen Edholm
The Box IPO has been expected for months, and its announcement yesterday brought back memories from IPOs of the past. Business Insider said it best, with editor Jay Yarow highlighting that “we're getting an old-school IPO.” What’s the reason behind this sentimentality? Box is...
Posted by Hormazd Romer
A security system is only as strong as its weakest link. That’s one of the lessons enterprise IT teams can learn from the recent spate of security breaches. If partners can connect to an enterprise’s internal network, or enterprise employees regularly exchange files with partners, then...
Posted by Accellion Team
In our era of constant digital connectivity, the risk of data breaches and personal information becoming public had been a growing concern, which is now being addressed. As of today, Australian citizens can rest a bit easier knowing that the new Australian Privacy Principles are being enforced, and...
Posted by Accellion Team
What do nurses really want from their jobs? That’s the question that researcher, K. Lynn Wieck, Ph.D., RN, set out to answer when she surveyed more than 1,500 nurses across 22 hospitals. More money? Less stress? Well, yes, but those wish-list items didn’t top of the list. The number one...
Posted by Accellion Team
SharePoint is everywhere. As of late 2012, it was deployed in 80% of the Fortune 500 and could claim 100 million users worldwide. Microsoft continues developing new features and enhancements, and enterprises continue to buy new versions. The SharePoint economy is big, it’s established, and it...
Posted by Hormazd Romer
Technologies come and go. In a recent column in The New York Times , Farhad Manjoo advises readers which hardware and software products to choose if they want to minimize the chances of investing in technologies that end up being scuttled by the market’s invisible hand. He recommends buying...
Posted by Hormazd Romer
A new study by Mobile Work Exchange (summarized here and available here ) found some surprising trends in federal workers’ use of mobile technology and mobile security. While use of mobile devices is now widespread among federal workers resulting in boosts to worker productivity, security...
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Posted by Accellion Team
There is a lot being written about mobile computing these days, but little of it offers the clarity and practical wisdom of a new report from Forrester Research, Mobile Moments Transform Customer Experience . Whether your organization is developing a new mobile solution or planning to purchase one...
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Dan Tynan, a reporter, is playing the role of umpire. No, he hasn’t been on the field for the Red Sox/Cardinals world series games, but he is calling the shots when it comes to security & compliance and storing personal data in the cloud. Here’s his play by play : 1) He tried to...
Security Camera surveying organizations.
Posted by Accellion Team
Mobile security continues to be a hot topic of conversation among CIOs and IT directors – as it should be with 97% of employees using mobile devices on the job. That number tells us that the majority of organizations today are supporting BYOD, but yet a shocking number (72%) have yet to take...
Posted by Accellion Team
In the first installment of our employee spotlight, we chat with Evan, one of our engineers at Accellion. Evan is not only a savvy engineer who has worked on a few open source projects (most prominently JRuby and Cshellsynth ), but is also a critic and a writer. 1) What do you do at Accellion? I...
Posted by Accellion Team
It’s been a whirl-wind couple of weeks here at Accellion. Last week we launched our latest product – the Accellion iManage Plug-in, and this week we are showing it to Law Firm CIOs during LegalTech in New York. As a product marketing manager, nothing is more exciting than seeing a...
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I just read the recent "Opinion" from the European Data Protection Supervisor on the communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. Are you still with me? Hang in there, because it's easy...

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