Blog Roundup: Securing The Converged Infrastructure

What’s on the minds of solution providers? ITBestOfBreed scours their blogs in search of perspectives that can help broaden your knowledge of current information technology issues.

Here are three recent posts focusing on the state of security and the new economics of information technology and its impact on the CIO.

PC CONNECTION: Take a holistic approach to security with converged infrastructures

A converged environment requires a holistic, cross-disciplinary approach to security that assesses products from multiple vendors. That offers seamless protection and uniform policy implementation.

AVANADE: CIOs help direct the 'new economics' of IT

For IT leaders to tackle the twin pressures of driving innovation while holding down costs, a new vision of IT is needed in which the CIO has a key role, Julian Tomison writes.

CARAHSOFT: Three dimensions of data protection

To fully enable data-centric security, the business must ensure that security is addressed as part of the creation, storage, collaboration, and consumption processes of the content lifecycle, according to Jenna Hafey.