2010 Issue 3How secure is your business? Find out in the winter 2010 issue of Catalyst Magazine with a special focus on data security. Read about Dell's approach to layered security will give your company the security to allow you to sleep better tonight — and every night.uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=5692011-05-13T11:33:00-05:00http://i.dell.com/sites/content/metadata/PublishingImages/winter-catalyst.jpguuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=570Free the engineers2011-05-16T18:47:00-05:00Combining security and cloud computing can induce concern, if not outright fear, in IT professionals. But AlertBoot, a Las Vegas-based managed encryption services vendor, was confident enough to switch to a full Dell cloud infrastructure for hosting their disk encryption product. The result?uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=571KLAAS ALU-KRANBAU2011-05-16T18:47:00-05:00Crane manufacturer Klaas Alu-Kranbau has faced some particularly challenging industry-specific issues over the past few years, issues which grow ever more complex as the company expands rapidly.uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=572TEST CENTER: IDG REVIEWS2011-05-16T18:47:00-05:00“Viruses, malware, and trojans” — if this were the $25,000 Pyramid game show (I could be showing my age here), a contestant might reply with something like, “These are bad things that can infect a PC while surfing the Internet.” And they’d be right.uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=573At your service.2011-05-16T18:47:00-05:00oftware as a Service (SaaS) is an element of cloud computing that is growing rapidly. IDC notes that the SaaS market reached $13.1 billion in revenue in 2009, and forecasts that the market will grow to $40.5 billion by 2014, at a compound annual growth rate of 25.3%.uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=574LAST WORDS2011-05-16T18:47:00-05:00Facebook, the world’s largest social network, recently passed the 500-million-member mark — which is about 10 times the population of South Africa (49 million) and substantially larger than the population of Australia (21.5 million).uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=575Connecting islands or peeling onions2011-05-13T11:33:00-05:00The increasing complexity of the technology environment brings with it some real security risks, of course. And typically midsize firms take the mosaic approach to security as they grow, adding a security piece to help support each new technology piece.uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=576DATA BYTES2011-05-13T11:33:00-05:00As MBs grow, they tend to blanket themselves with more security solutions. Spending is particularly heavy on identity and access management, as well as security and vulnerability management.uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=577RECENT ARRIVALS2011-05-13T11:33:00-05:00reativity demands power. For architects, animators, game designers, and other creative professionals who work in the world of advanced graphics, Dell offers desktop, rack-mounted and mobile workstations to help bring ideas to life. These highly graphic beasts are scalable up to 192GB with up to 7.uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=578MOBILITY2011-05-13T11:33:00-05:00For over two decades, mobile computing has been indispensable for most professionals. But far-flung and dispersed employees pose a problem for IT managers, whose job it is to protect information assets.uuid:5afe6492-ecd3-41a9-8018-9993db7f9d1e;id=579BLADE SERVERS2011-05-13T11:33:00-05:00For companies looking to easily manage blade servers along with the rest of the datacenter, Dell offers a dynamic solution that allows them to make the most of their computing resources.