Guest Column | August 29, 2014

What Keeps CIOs/CSOs Awake At Night?

By Vic Berggren, CIO, Global Convergence

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In today’s business climate, the only thing faster than the rapid pace of business might be the even faster pace of technology. As a trusted solutions provider the more you can talk technology and business with a CIO, the more success you’re going to have. With that in mind, here’s a look at four technologies that keep CIOs awake at night, and how you can help them rest easy.


Most enterprise customers have very strict — and valuable — contracts with their suppliers, vendors, and customers. In many cases, those agreements stipulate that information is controlled through comprehensive policy procedures. At GCI, for example, we have contracts that prohibit employees from being able to download information onto a USB drive or write it to a CD/DVD.

Just recently, Canada and the state of Florida enacted very aggressive privacy information acts. As a result, compliance officers have to be on top of all the legal requirements for every piece of information that might be used to market to customers. There’s opportunity for solutions providers to help CIOs implement the proper technology and services to adhere to any stipulations.

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