Almost everyone in an organization at one time or another has been guilty of bringing an unauthorized device into the workplace or using an unsanctioned application to help accomplish specific tasks more efficiently. In fact, 80% of end users have admitted to using software not cleared by IT. Purchasing and using applications and devices outside the knowledge and control of the CIO and the IT staff is known as “Shadow IT.” And while there may be good intentions behind this behaviour, being able to control Shadow IT remains one of the biggest challenges facing IT departments today.
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Check out this 3 minute video for a few simple steps to help you control Shadow IT and ensure it doesn’t impact the performance of your critical applications.
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