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The announcement at VMworld recently that every vSphere user should be excited about

Posted by Dan Steel on Oct 12, 2020 10:33:18 AM

VMworld was held between 29th Sept and 1st October. Traditionally it’s VMware’s opportunity to tell the world about its latest and greatest developments. This year was no exception. There was one particularly exciting announcement that all VMware vSphere users should note. VMware announced there will be the ability to take part in a free trial of its Carbon Black Cloud Workload. However, if you want to take part in the free trial, you have to register by 1st December 2020 on this webpage: https://www.carbonblack.com/workload-free-trial

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Topics: IT Security, VMware

Effective security is more than an insurance policy - it’s a business enabler

Posted by Tech Data Europe on Feb 16, 2016 5:33:48 AM

Christian Curtis, sales director at Avnet Technology Solutions UK takes a look at how to sell the business benefits of IT security

Security is vital; the threat landscape has evolved beyond lone hackers or small groups breaching networks. Cyber crime is organised, it is big business and has spawned a huge underground economy. Attacks are often targeted, sophisticated and inherently malicious.

We understand and recognize that security is essential and that not everyone who wants to access a corporate network has good intentions, however, the doom mongering can be overwhelming. Security solution companies and channel partners could and should adopt a more positive approach to selling IT security. It is not an easy task and regular stories in the industry and by the media around high profile breaches tend to reinforce the fear and dread message in people’s minds. That said, selling security only on the merits of negativity seems counter-productive and unnecessary.

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Topics: Security, Data Management, IT Security, Business Needs, IT Infrastructure

Organisations should be adopting a new proactive approach to security breaches

Posted by Tech Data Europe on Jun 17, 2015 12:56:35 PM
Dieter Lott, Vice President Business Development EMEA, Avnet Technology Solutions
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Topics: Security, Analytics, IT Security, Software, BYoD, Cyber Attacks, Data Breaches, Forensics, IT Software, Visibility

2014 Tech Trends

Posted by Tech Data Europe on Dec 16, 2013 5:02:33 AM

Steve Phillips, our CIO, has provided his top trends for 2014. This should help provide you with best practice to address these trends.  

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Topics: Big Data, IT Security, BYoD, Business Needs, Bring-Your-Own-Device


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