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Survey highlights the need for business continuity planning for SaaS applications

Iron Mountain Incorporated has published the results of a recent research survey with IDG Research Services to understand the level of risk associated with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in the enterprise, the importance of contingency planning, and the consequences experienced when a SaaS vendor does not meet expectations for application support.

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Shadow IT still a challenge for enterprises: Global CIO Survey

Shadow IT continues to create headaches for corporate CIOs, according to a new study by Logicalis US. The company’s third annual Global CIO Survey, which polled more than 400 CIOs worldwide, found that IT leaders are facing mounting pressure from shadow IT as line-of-business (LOB) executives continue to bypass the CIO and IT department

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DDoS Threat Landscape Report published

Imperva has issued its quarterly DDoS Threat Landscape Report which reviewed the changes in DDoS attack patterns in Q3 2015. The report was compiled using data from 7,752 network and application layer assaults mitigated by Imperva Incapsula in Q3 2015.

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