Data Privacy and Security

IDG: Securing Edge Data at the Center

Provided by Riverbed

Category Data Privacy and Security

Type White Paper

Length 4

Publish Date May 22 2014

Date posted August 04 2016

Overview

Even as enterprises focus relentlessly on consolidation of data centers, they continue to aggressively expand the roles and numbers of branch offices, often located in remote locations that are difficult to support and protect. That poses the issue of how to protect data on the edge of the network, which may be subject to a variety of risks. Data centers are built to secure systems and data, and to help ensure business continuity and recovery after interruptions and disasters. Remote offices, on the other hand, generally lack the protections and defenses typically employed by data centers to keep out the unwanted and those who intend to steal or otherwise harm an organization’s data.

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