Data protection, as the name suggests, is all about mitigating risks associated with data in situ, data on the move and data shared.
A strong contender will always provide a solution tailor made to each individual organisation, positioning technology value that will positively influence the business and which yields a strong Return on Investment.
This can only truly be achieved through blending in-depth consultancy, the ability to architect and deliver the recommended solutions, and world class technical support services.
The data protection specialist of choice will need to demonstrate longevity within a fast paced highly volatile industry and have a clear vision for the future placing priority on long term on-going relationships.
➢ Do they have long standing relationships and accreditations with the core vendor technologies? Can they truly meet the requirements of your specific organisation?
➢ Can they offer solutions on premise, via the cloud or even a hybrid of the two providing them with the flexibility to meet the demands of your existing IT infrastructure and your budget considerations?
➢ Once they have access to your data can they be trusted?
➢ Are their IT professionals security cleared by HM Government?
The Ultimate Data Protection Specialist Checklist:
Data protection is ultimately concerned with protecting digital assets, safeguarding your corporate reputation and keeping your business afloat. Before you hand your reputation over to a third party, make sure that third party ticks the right boxes and ask yourself the following:
- Can they protect data:
- Is their approach both consultative and evidential?
- Can they deliver:
- Can they differentiate through experience and knowledge?
- Are they security cleared?
- Are they Prince 2 accredited?
- Can they deliver:
As a service via the Cloud
A hybrid of the two
- Do they have a long trading history?
- Do they have vendor technology accreditations?
- Do they have a clear vision and strategy for the future?
- Do they go out of their way to make dealing with them as easy as possible?
For a Data Protection Specialist that ticks all the right boxes, contact Gradian on 01420 540700.