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6 Things You Should Look for When Selecting a Secure SaaS Vendor

Selecting the right SaaS vendors can prove instrumental in propelling your organization to the next level. However, that’s only one piece of the puzzle. You also need to select vendors with the right security measures in place. This is especially true if you are giving them access to other SaaS applications that are critical to your organization or process sensitive information. But how do you know if a SaaS vendor is secure? We sat down with BetterCloud’s Security Compliance Director Mosi Platt to find out.

Peter Fretty
5 min read

MDM Tamed the Explosion of Mobile Devices. But What About SaaS?

The lessons learned from MDM adoption can serve as a predictor for the gifts and challenges of SaaS in today’s workforce. We’re at a tipping point right now with SaaS management, and if history is any indication, we know how this story will play out.

Christina Wang
3 min read

The 6 Essential Elements of a Successful SaaS Management Strategy

In recent years, SaaS adoption has been like the Wild West: a somewhat chaotic “free-for-all” frontier with lots of unknowns. After interviewing, surveying, and talking to thousands of modern IT professionals over the last few years, we’ve identified six elements that are integral to successful SaaS management. Here’s a holistic strategy that will set you up for IT success.

Christina Wang
6 min read

A Better Way to Manage Multiple SaaS Apps (Featuring New Recommendations from 451 Research)

Managing multiple SaaS applications is creating unprecedented risk and challenges for IT organizations. Enter: SaaS Operations Management (SOM), a new market that solves those challenges. 451 Research Principal Analyst Carl Lehmann recently hosted a webinar where he explained the high value of SOM, how it’s unique, and why companies need to start paying closer attention to it. Here’s a recap.

Christina Wang
11 min read

The Top Security Blind Spots in Your SaaS Environment

“Fired IT Guy Puts Porn in Ex-Boss’ PowerPoint, Gets Sweet Revenge.” “Corporate Data Slips Out Via Google Calendar.” “Hundreds of Companies Expose PII, Private Emails Through Google Groups Error.” These are just a few of the news headlines that represent hidden security threats lurking in SaaS environments. Last week, we hosted a webinar on the top security blind spots you should know about. Don’t worry if you missed it. Here’s a recap.

Christina Wang
7 min read
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Notification vs. Remediation: Will the GDPR Transform Data Breach Response?

If you think the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) doesn’t affect you, think again. The regulation will impact operations for companies all around the world. However, it’s not all bad. There is a silver lining for IT.

Scott Solomon
3 min read
BetterCloud Automated Policies

Stop Acting Recklessly. Why You Need a Policy-Driven Approach to Multi-SaaS Automation.

To manage a multi-SaaS environment, IT turns to what they know best: automation. But not all automation is created equal. With compliance and government regulations becoming a bigger issue each day, ad hoc scripts and end-user automation tools will no longer cut it.

Scott Solomon
6 min read
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3 Must-Read 2017 IT and Tech Trend Reports

It’s hard to find time to read IT reports packed full with chapters titled “Management and Oversight” or “Transformative Change.” However, if you take the time, the following reports will not only prove insightful to you and your role in IT, but also to others in your organization.

Scott Solomon
2 min read
Implementing new technology

Technology Adoption Done Right: These Are the Lessons Implementation Experts Live By

Adopting new technology is far from simple. But when done right, new technology can lead to productivity gains and a distinct competitive advantage. What do technology adoption experts do to ensure success?

Scott Solomon
6 min read
Google Next BetterCloud Booth

Here's Our Take: 7 Major Takeaways from Google Cloud Next '17

Google Cloud Next ’17 offered a window into some of the brightest minds in tech, but what does it all mean for your organization?

Scott Solomon
5 min read