By Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President, Symantec.cloud
It has been said that out of chaos, comes order and nowhere may that be more true than in IT. IT Managers and Compliance Officers face numerous challenges and a complex IT environment may be the biggest among them. Thankfully, the Cloud has proven to be instrumental in bringing order to IT chaos in that it is efficient, affordable and scalable.
From firewalls, to software and hardware and hundreds of applications – each system must be implemented, updated, maintained and monitored amidst changing laws, shrinking budgets and fluctuating spam and malware threat levels.
First, cloud services are simple and fast to deploy. All it takes is a re-direct of the organization’s MX records and the services can be up and running within a few hours.
Also, because cloud services are outsourced, the service provider is responsible for support, training, maintenance and infrastructure management...