As the Pandemic Creates New Cyber Threats, a New Approach Is Needed

Anytime there’s a crisis, hackers take advantage of the opportunity to attack systems, spread malware, and dupe users into sharing their credentials. But the COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented situation as organizations transitioned overnight to work-from-home models. According to a

Is Your Campus Network Ready to Support Remote and Flexible Workstyles?

The operational changes brought on by the COVID-19 crisis are likely to have a long-term impact on the IT infrastructure. According to Gartner, the pandemic has accelerated the shift toward the “Everywhere Enterprise,” which “uses technology, team structures, processes, skills,

Why More Enterprises Are Adopting Network Functions Virtualization

Networking has always been a hardware-centric affair. Organizations purchase, implement and maintain a wide array of routers, switches, load balancers and other gear on a device-by-device basis. The result is a highly complex network environment that is difficult to manage

The Business Benefits and Controversies of 5G

In our last post, we outlined the key features of the 5G standard. 5G is, of course, the next generation of mobile connectivity, offering much faster data rates compared to existing 4G technology. It will also provide greater device density,

What is 5G? A Look into the Future of Mobile Connectivity

5G is a complex hybrid of different radio frequency (RF) technologies connected to an ultrafast, managed network infrastructure. It will deliver different services to different devices and applications and it must have the capacity to  cope with the ever-increasing number of devices

The IoT Security Challenge and How to Address It

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already transforming entire industries and bringing an array of benefits to organizations of all sizes. However, the devices that comprise the IoT have notoriously weak security, creating a massive attack surface to be exploited

Are VXLANs Really the Future of Data Center Networks?

Fun Fact: At a recent networking conference we attended, a poll was taken and it was discovered that more people in the room knew what country Oslo was the capital of, than those that knew how VxLAN works. Why VXLAN

Designing and Deploying WLAN for the Customer Experience

Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) have become the key piece of any enterprise’s core infrastructure and network planning. Businesses that have publicly accessible areas (lobbies, hospitals, airports, etc.) deploy WLAN for their mobile visitors to offer them comfort/convenience, and to

How SD-WAN is Transforming Networks for Enterprises

Large enterprise level businesses, or smaller businesses that are beginning to expand, face major problems of coordinating and transferring data over vastly spaced geographical locations. In order to connect these data centers, or branches of the enterprise together, so they

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