Keeping your information safe is one of the most pressing business challenges of our time. Cloud computing has allowed businesses and governments to store information quickly and virtually - an act that once required expensive, complex hardware systems. At this point, most large institutions rely heavily on the cloud. With this reliance comes the increased need to protect data and ensure privacy.
That’s why Blackberry has partnered with Microsoft to deliver AtHoc on Azure. Azure is the enterprise-grade cloud computing platform for organizations. By delivering AtHoc’s networked communications platform through Azure, we’re taking leaps to ensure the safekeeping of vast stores of data.
Localized Data and The Cloud
Security professionals are only as strong as their weakest data storage protocol. When your data is crossing fewer barriers, it has a higher chance of staying safer. Microsoft Azure allows BlackBerry AtHoc’s Crisis Communications Platform to stay regional, ensuring all Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is secure. That means data is encrypted in transit and in the database and repositories where it is stored.
In a world where cybersecurity challenges grow more complex every day, staying local with your data can:
- Reduce vulnerabilities
- Duplicate content across servers and direct it based on proximity
- Limit storage and processing requirements
- Remotely manage solutions
- Optimize performance of the cloud
Creating A More Secure Crisis Management Platform
We looked at some of the largest challenges in IT security, and how cloud-based platforms can mitigate them. To understand these challenges and get a glimpse into the power of localized hosting, read our whitepaper.