Let’s Talk About Compliance – VOSS Insights Can Help
Darrel Bremer, VP Customer Success, VOSS Solutions
In this blog post we address the hot topic of compliance, and how VOSS Insights can help.
The Complexity of Compliance
With the rapid adoption of cloud-based unified communications solutions and digital transformation in general, as well as the ever-increasing rules and regulations defined by authorities that shape the way we work, significant complexity has been added to the management and measurement of how an organization is meeting its compliance requirements. The teams responsible for that compliance are scrambling to stay ahead of the game.
Compliance Waits for No One
Let’s take the recent Microsoft PowerShell announcement, where the technology giant suddenly announced the retirement of all versions prior to 4.x. This came as quite a shock to many organizations, who had to scramble to make the necessary upgrades to stay compliant. These changes aren’t always straightforward and can be expensive. Microsoft’s announcement will have wreaked havoc at many an organization. And, the larger and more complex the nature of your business, the harder you will have been impacted by this type of upgrade.
Compliance Management – That’s the Answer!
The key to solving the issue around compliance is to implement a management solution that spans the organizational structure, providing the ability to manage all compliance requirements as part of a consolidated data acquisition, processing, and reporting capability. Central data processing and visualization significantly improves effectiveness and reduction in risk, as well as cost.
To meet the demands of changing regulatory requirements – in many cases across multiple countries – it is critical to choose a management tool that is flexible enough to allow for the implementation of new compliance metrics, and to do so in a cost-effective manner. Rich, scalable integration capabilities provide the ability to integrate with a vast number of devices in a networked environment. This provides a single pane of glass to ensure that compliance is met, specifically around insights into security considerations.
In addition, visualization via role-specific customized dashboards, as well as the ability to alert or create alarms for areas where compliance is not met, provides an organization with the ability to identify, isolate, and resolve any issues that may result in non-compliance.
Compliance Management – VOSS Can Help
It will come as no surprise to hear that VOSS is carrying out this function for an increasing number of companies around the world. Let’s focus on one service provider in the Asia Pacific region that I have been working with. They have deployed VOSS Insights to get a central view of all things related to compliance.
VOSS Insights works quietly in the background, keeping a constant eye on all patch levels and server information. When an upgrade, patch, or change is required, VOSS automatically triggers the necessary workflow. This allows the company to take remedial action in order to stay compliant.
For the service provider, having the visualization in an easy-to-read dashboard or report, aids in the speedy identification and remediation of any non-compliant systems. This reduces risk. And, with access to deep analysis and real-time reporting, this dynamic solution from VOSS is keeping the service provider on the right side of the tracks.
VOSS Insights provides a huge amount of value to the digital workplace environment. In this particular example, it transcends UC and provides value to an interesting new and critical area of your business.
To find out more about VOSS Insights and compliance management, please get in touch.