Top 3 Iron-Clad Reasons Why File Sync/Share is Not Endpoint Backup
The user-driven adoption of consumer-based syncing and sharing productivity tools runs rampant in today's enterprise, creating a host of challenges for CIOs. Employees unknowingly create corporate data security risks by adopting these easy-to-use, personal applications. In fact, a whopping 70% of IT managers recently surveyed by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) know or believe that users have business data stored in personal file-sharing accounts.
This risk then is compounded if they--or their IT departments--decide sync/share tools provide "good enough" functionality for the backup of data stored on laptops and desktops. Created for different purposes and according to different priorities, sync/share and enterprise backup differ at core, fundamental levels. As a result, taking this misinformed approach to enterprise endpoint backup exposes your organization's sensitive data and intellectual property to unnecessary risk.
In this executive brief, you'll learn:
The primary purpose of cloud-based sync/share and cloud-based endpoint backup
The main differences between them
Why your organization's risk management and data security strategies demand a standalone enterprise endpoint backup solution