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centrica

Centrica bursting with collaborative Huddle energy

Posted on 23 Aug, 2013 by in Collaboration & productivity, Customer stories | Leave a comment

When you want to find out the remarkable power of Huddle, who better to talk to than a power company? This is a terrific customer success story about how one of Europe’s leading energy companies is using Huddle to help teams in such diverse places as the US, Glasgow, India and Germany collaborate. In the… Read more

Cloud Storage Wars

Cloud storage wars: the battle is already underway in your enterprise

Posted on 21 Mar, 2013 by in Collaboration & productivity, Huddle CEO viewpoint | Leave a comment

Enterprises across the globe are sitting on a time bomb. It has been ticking away for years, but over the next twelve months disaster will strike. Organizations that have turned a blind eye to employees using consumer file sharing tools for enterprise content will experience damaging and costly – in terms of both money and… Read more

Brand-Agency Relationship

How to Get the Most from the Brand-Agency Relationship

Posted on 23 Nov, 2012 by in Collaboration & productivity | Leave a comment

As marketing becomes more complex and brands outsource an increasing amount of campaign work to agencies, it’s vital that processes are managed correctly. By doing so approval deadlines will be met, final versions can be identified and content is correctly managed and reviewed. To ensure that they are organized and focused on their goals, marketers… Read more

Consumerization of IT

The hidden dangers that come with the consumerization of IT

Posted on 16 Nov, 2012 by in Huddle news | 2 comments

The consumerization of IT has been an emerging trend in the business world over the last two years. Whether it is Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies that allow workers to connect their personal smartphones, tablets and other devices to enterprise IT systems, or staff using consumer file-sharing tools like Dropbox in the workplace, one… Read more

Secure cloud computing

Secure cloud computing: Secure enough for government & enterprises

Posted on 13 Nov, 2012 by in Huddle news | 1 comment

Many organizations have embraced cloud computing and accepted that, although their data is no longer on-premise, it is being securely stored. Find out more.

application security

Huddle’s Guide to Sensibly Securing the Cloud — Part 4: User and Application Security

Posted on 30 May, 2012 by in Huddle news | Leave a comment

From coding and QA to usernames and passwords, James Matthews explores best practices for ensuring that your cloud application isn’t a single point of failure in the fourth post in his Sensibly Securing the Cloud series.

network security essentials

Huddle’s Guide to Sensibly Securing the Cloud — Part 3: “The Network Effect on Cloud Security”

Posted on 16 May, 2012 by in Huddle news | Leave a comment

When discussing overall data security, the conversation typically shifts to network security because it is arguably the most vulnerable point of a system. Here James Matthews covers the tenets of network security.

Google Drive for businesses

Choose Your Own Misadventure: The Problem with Google Drive for Businesses

Posted on 26 Apr, 2012 by in Huddle news | 2 comments

Businesses should steer clear of Google Drive. Here’s four compelling reasons why.

Datacenter Accreditations

Huddle’s Guide to Sensibly Securing the Cloud — Part 2: The Cloud’s Smooth Operators

Posted on 24 Apr, 2012 by in Huddle news | Leave a comment

How does operational security—from how equipment is procured and maintained to how data is treated in disasters—affect overall cloud security? James Matthews, Head of Enterprise Technology at Huddle discusses.

Google Gmail and Docs blackout

Millions Affected by Google Gmail and Docs Blackout — Just Ahead of Google Drive Announcement

Posted on 19 Apr, 2012 by in Huddle news | Leave a comment

It was widely reported on Tuesday that a number of popular Google business services, including Gmail, Google Docs and Google+ were down and out. The outage was experienced around the world beginning around 12:30pm ET on April 17 and lasted for more than an hour for both personal and business users. When they attempted to… Read more

Dropbox enterprise

Why consumer file sharing apps like Dropbox are just not enterprise-ready

Posted on 10 Apr, 2012 by in Huddle news | 2 comments

Last week VentureBeat reported on a security hole discovered in Facebook’s iOS and Android apps as well as in Dropbox’s online file storage iOS app. According to VentureBeat, the flaw allowed anyone with access to a phone to copy login credentials as both Facebook and Dropbox store login information in unencrypted text files. Indeed, according to… Read more