Pete Cafarchio

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The "consumerization of IT" is a topic we've heard a lot about recently - especially when it comes to "Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)." One area that is less talked about, yet a growing trend under the "consumerization" umbrella, is the use of free, consumer-type file transfer services in the workplace. A tough economy has forced IT departments to do more with less - especially within small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Working with limited resources and budget, SMB IT professionals are still expected to manage everything from network infrastructure to cloud services to security and compliance issues, all while keeping the business running smoothly. Sometimes this results in long "wait" times for employees. Unfortunately, some employees get tired of waiting for IT to help them out and take matters into their own hands in order to get their jobs done. When it co... (more)