Success Story: Associated Press

  • Headquarters

    New York, New York, USA
  • Industry

  • Challenge

    Securely share centralized content with individual permission controls using a hybrid on-premises data storage with option to scale quickly with cloud connectivity, while ensuring easy rollout and integration with existing workflow and empowering a mobile workforce for enhanced field capabilities

  • Results

    • IT created robust policies and controls that establish individual access permissions at the user, device, folder, and file levels
    • A hybrid implementation provided full control of sensitive data on-premises, while a allowing the organization to rapidly scale cloud storage
    • An intuitive UI that doesn’t require users to learn a new workflow enabled a fast rollout and quick adoption by a large group of users

The Associated Press (AP) is one of the largest independent newsgathering sources in the world, operating in more than 280 locations around the globe, including every statehouse in the U.S. With more than 169 years of experience, the AP has created a sophisticated network for collecting and distributing its content to users via the web, radio, and a dedicated television news service.