|By Business Wire||
|July 1, 2013 08:03 AM EDT||
Code 42 Software, Inc., developers of award-winning, private and public cloud-based endpoint backup solutions for consumers, businesses and the enterprise, today launched “Apple-ization of the Enterprise,” available at www.enterpriseappleization.com.
An evolution of the burgeoning consumerization of IT and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trends, “Apple-ization” refers to the continued—and often user-led—introduction of intuitive, user-friendly, Apple-like technologies into the enterprise. These technologies frequently create data protection gaps due to the ongoing migration of sensitive data onto endpoint devices by “always-on” enterprise end users.
Code 42’s initiative provides an ongoing forum and resource for IT teams struggling to securely and confidently address this movement while also properly protecting enterprise data. The site is intended to be a one-stop shop for enterprise IT teams seeking relevant information, tools, techniques and checklists related to Apple-ization.
“Apple-ization confers significant benefits to both end users and the enterprise. Organizations see improvements with respect to convenience, efficiency and productivity. At the same time, though, Apple-ization presents important challenges for IT managers,” said Phil Simon, award-winning author, speaker and futurist. “To succeed today, IT professionals need new technologies, information and tools, and—most important—a new mindset. If done right, Apple-ization represents a major opportunity, rather than a burden. Smart companies are becoming more user-friendly and seeing the results.”
“Apple-ization creates an entirely new set of IT challenges related to integration, scaling and support for an already well-trodden domain,” said Matthew Dornquast, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Code 42. “We want to share with IT pros best practices we’ve learned from five years of supporting and protecting mission-critical data in large-scale, enterprise deployments of Apple technology.”
Simon will host and moderate an ongoing, free webinar series featuring real IT pros who will share personal Apple-ization stories and lessons learned. The initial schedule features a variety of high-profile IT innovators, including:
- Arek Sokol, senior Mac engineer at Genentech/Roche
- Tim Winningham, systems manager at The Ohio State University
- And Jon Miller, head of mobility and digital asset management at Transport for London
They will co-present with industry leaders like TechTarget’s BrianMadden.com, JAMF Software and Sophos on the hottest IT topics related to Apple-ization, such as enterprise endpoint backup and restore, client management, enterprise mobility management and enterprise security. In addition, Leading Geeks—an organization dedicated to transforming how technology and the people who deliver it contribute to their companies—will provide insight into how enterprises can embrace Apple-ization by bridging the fundamental differences between IT pros and non-technical users.
The schedule for the first series of webinars is as follows:
- IT’s New World: Understanding Today’s Empowered Employee (Phil Simon) – July 18
- Endpoint Backup & Restore: Protect Everyone, Everywhere (Genentech/Roche) – Aug. 1
- Client Management: Simplifying Life for System Admins (The Ohio State University and JAMF Software) – Aug. 22
- Mind the Gap! Embracing Enterprise Mobility Management (Transport of London and TechTarget’s BrianMadden.com) – Sept. 12
- Security Update: Inside the Latest Threats (Sophos) – Sept. 26
- Working with the Business: Getting Past the Geek/Non-Geek Conflict (Leading Geeks) – Oct. 17
For updates on Apple-ization webinars and other relevant resources, IT pros can sign up at www.enterpriseappleization.com.
About Code 42 Software, Inc.
Code 42 Software, a privately held company based in Minneapolis, Minn., has been developing software to protect the world’s data since 2001. Code 42’s enterprise backup solution, CrashPlan PROe, is used by thousands of companies around the world to safeguard their data. The company also offers industry-leading backup software for homes and small businesses: CrashPlan and CrashPlan PRO. All products offer multi-destination, cross-platform backup to both public and managed private clouds. For more information, visit http://www.code42.com.
@GonzalezCarmen has been ranked the Number One Influencer and @ThingsExpo has been named the Number One Brand in the “M2M 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands” by Analytic. Onalytica analyzed tweets over the last 6 months mentioning the keywords M2M OR “Machine to Machine.” They then identified the top 100 most influential brands and individuals leading the discussion on Twitter.
Apr. 24, 2017 05:15 AM EDT
SYS-CON Events announced today that Grape Up will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct. 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Grape Up is a software company specializing in cloud native application development and professional services related to Cloud Foundry PaaS. With five expert teams that operate in various sectors of the market across the U.S. and Europe, Grape Up works with a variety of customers from emergi...
Apr. 24, 2017 05:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,681
The 20th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Containers, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal ...
Apr. 24, 2017 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 120
SYS-CON Events announced today that Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in compute, storage and networking technologies, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology, is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/...
Apr. 24, 2017 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,818
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
Apr. 24, 2017 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 160
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings in the last year, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their back-end AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT – especially in the connected home and office. Amazon is extending its reach by building on its dominant Cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strategy, recently announced Replenishment Services, the Echo/Alexa voice recognition control platform, the 6-7 strategic...
Apr. 24, 2017 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,811
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
Apr. 24, 2017 02:45 AM EDT Reads: 812
Bert Loomis was a visionary. This general session will highlight how Bert Loomis and people like him inspire us to build great things with small inventions. In their general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Architect at IBM Bluemix, and Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at Nvidia, discussed the accelerating pace of AI development and how IBM Cloud and NVIDIA are partnering to bring AI capabilities to "every day," on-demand. They also reviewed two "free infrastructure" pr...
Apr. 24, 2017 02:45 AM EDT Reads: 859
Everyone wants to use containers, but monitoring containers is hard. New ephemeral architecture introduces new challenges in how monitoring tools need to monitor and visualize containers, so your team can make sense of everything. In his session at @DevOpsSummit, David Gildeh, co-founder and CEO of Outlyer, will go through the challenges and show there is light at the end of the tunnel if you use the right tools and understand what you need to be monitoring to successfully use containers in your...
Apr. 24, 2017 01:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,696
Developers want to create better apps faster. Static clouds are giving way to scalable systems, with dynamic resource allocation and application monitoring. You won't hear that chant from users on any picket line, but helping developers to create better apps faster is the mission of Lee Atchison, principal cloud architect and advocate at New Relic Inc., based in San Francisco. His singular job is to understand and drive the industry in the areas of cloud architecture, microservices, scalability ...
Apr. 24, 2017 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,225
Data is an unusual currency; it is not restricted by the same transactional limitations as money or people. In fact, the more that you leverage your data across multiple business use cases, the more valuable it becomes to the organization. And the same can be said about the organization’s analytics. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bill Schmarzo, CTO for the Big Data Practice at Dell EMC, introduced a methodology for capturing, enriching and sharing data (and analytics) across the organization...
Apr. 24, 2017 12:30 AM EDT Reads: 6,336
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
Apr. 24, 2017 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,056
Grape Up is a software company, specialized in cloud native application development and professional services related to Cloud Foundry PaaS. With five expert teams that operate in various sectors of the market across the USA and Europe, we work with a variety of customers from emerging startups to Fortune 1000 companies.
Apr. 23, 2017 11:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,997
Financial Technology has become a topic of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 20th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York, June 6-8, 2017, will find fresh new content in a new track called FinTech.
Apr. 23, 2017 11:30 PM EDT Reads: 2,194
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 add...
Apr. 23, 2017 11:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,608