Watch a video from the Office-SharePoint 2010 launch site about how Del Monte uses Forefront to secure its collaboration environments – including comments from Forrester senior analyst Andrew Chiquith. (Click here or on the image below for the video.) A written case study about Del Monte is here.
From the case study:
Benefits By deploying Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint for protection and Active Directory Domain Services for identity–based access, Del Monte helps increase its collaboration, sharing, and access to information, while better protecting its assets. By strengthening its security capabilities, the company is equipped to aggressively pursue its collaboration strategy, taking full advantage of its investment in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.
Enhanced Business Control Without Compromising Flexibility By using Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint, Del Monte benefits from tighter control of its business assets, including its intellectual property, through the use of multiple scanning engines and enhanced file filtering capabilities. Because Del Monte can configure the solution to meet its own business rules and changing security needs, the company retains maximum operational flexibility. “The ability to configure the settings at a granular level enables us to optimize our approach over time, so we can ensure rigorous security across all of our portal resources without negatively impacting productivity,” says Wynn.
Improved IT Management Through Real-Time Health Monitoring The centralized Administrator Console and dashboard management tools in Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint provide the Del Monte IT team with access to consolidated information and analytics, helping to ease security management tasks.
Through these tools, Wynn and others can quickly evaluate the performance of scanning engines and track malware incidents and responses across the company’s entire server system. “Because I can get a comprehensive security status update in a matter of minutes, I can quickly prioritize the issues I need to address across projects and focus more time on achieving business goals,” says Wynn.