AutoMate Solution Developed by Indiana University Featured in Campus Technology

in AutoMate News, posted 1/5/09
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Before adopting AutoMate, Indiana University had major issues controlling and securing the exchange of sensitive student and financial information across scores of servers and applications. In the past, IT administrators wrote complex scripts to copy data from one server to another.

However, these ad-hoc data transfers were extremely problematic. First, security was a major issue because most of the data and files consisted of sensitive student and financial information. Managers and administrators worried that information could be misused, or worse, fall into the wrong hands. Second, when a system problem arose as a result of a data transfer, there was virtually no way for the server administrators to diagnose the cause and implement corrective action, because there was no audit trail or centralized oversight of the transfers.

Read the story in Campus Technology here.

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