“What is BetterCloud? Is BetterCloud a CASB? An IDaaS?” People ask us these questions all the time. But BetterCloud is solving a set of challenges that no other vendor addresses. We’re not a CASB or an IDaaS (in fact, many of our customers use us alongside those solutions). Instead, we’re pioneering a new IT market: SaaS Operations Management, or SOM. Here are 10 GIFs that illustrate the unique value of BetterCloud.
As the adage goes, “You don’t know what you don’t know.” And that’s especially true when it comes to managing SaaS environments. Increasingly, IT teams are running into unforeseen challenges and realizing that there are critical areas—aka blind spots—they have no visibility into. Here are some real-life horror stories that illustrate major blind spots in SaaS environments and the damage they can cause.
In recent years, what has impacted technology in the workplace the most? Aspi Havewala, Director of IT at Verizon, has a concise yet powerful answer. He identifies the two most critical factors that IT must understand and be thoughtful about, and explains how and why these areas must evolve.
The vast majority of organizations (74%) feel vulnerable to insider threats, which is why it’s vital to understand the potential consequences and learn from the experiences of others. Only then can executives, IT and security staff, and employees throughout the organization come together to address the problem.
A simple misconfiguration in the Google Admin console made headlines recently by exposing personally identifiable information (PII) and sensitive messages to the internet. Here’s how you can audit, update, and enforce group settings automatically.
Outside of IT, many employees don’t understand the ROI of orchestrating/automating offboarding. This list will help you explain the benefits to anyone.
Whether it’s an ex-employee stealing company data, compliance violations, excessive costs, or productivity loss, improper offboarding threatens organizations of all sizes and in all industries. Thankfully, IT experts have developed best practices over the years to identify and eliminate those threats before they occur.
BetterCloud, combined with Okta, helps VC firm First Round Capital orchestrate around 90% of the employee offboarding process. With more than $700mm under management, data simply cannot be publicly exposed and offboarding must happen almost immediately. Here’s how Ryan Donnon, IT and data manager at First Round Capital, ensures data security across multiple SaaS applications during offboarding in “thirty seconds.”
When was the last time you took an honest look at your offboarding process? With data sprawl out of control, an ever increasing number of SaaS applications, and a workforce that’s quick to move on to the next gig, offboarding has become an organizational nightmare.
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.