August 12, 2019
The Common Enemies of Unified Communications When renewal time comes around on your communications technology, you’re likely to explore other options, and you may see that unified communications is a clear choice for advancing your productivity and collaboration. Aside from a wide variety of features, unified communications offers scalability and reduced costs. What begins as a launch of a disruptive technology that promi[…]
July 22, 2019
Building a Fully Integrated Branch With SD-WAN As enterprises become more invested in cloud resources and more reliant on real-time insights into business processes, branch locations require more than connectivity to the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Voice over internet protocol (VoIP), collaboration tools, and mobility are just a few of the factors contributing to a need for a more integrated approach to the e[…]
July 9, 2018
SD-WAN Solves Enterprise Network Challenges The rise of cloud technology is creating new complexity for enterprises when it comes to their networks. From an increased flow of data to the need to ensure voice call quality when it’s competing with video streaming, there is significantly more demand on the network and more complexity for managers to handle than ever before. The answer to these challenges and others, in many[…]
Filed Under: network, security, WAN, SD-WAN, Enterprise
May 7, 2018
Healthcare Digitization Strategies in the Cloud While improvements in technology continue to become available, the healthcare industry lacks when it comes to digital maturity. Virtusa, a digital engineering and IT outsourcing company, found in a recent study that in the “perfect storm of digital disruption,” some companies are worried about being late to the game with regard to their digital transformation efforts. They also[…]
October 2, 2017
IT Security Pain Points: Reactionary Over Preventative ESG, a cybersecurity company, recently conducted a survey that offers some important statistics regarding IT security. The survey found that one of the biggest cybersecurity challenges IT professionals face is related to total cost of operations. Even with large investments in security, they aren’t seeing the results they are looking for. Another challenge highlighted in the su[…]
May 22, 2017
Cyber Security: How Vendor Roles Relate Cyber security threats are a real and present danger to company infrastructures today. The dynamic nature of cyberspace demands the implementation of dynamic security policies with layered defenses. Organizations must adhere to strict definitions and actions concerning network abuse, natural disasters, and outside infiltration. However, this isn’t just true for the business inf[…]
December 19, 2016
Security in the BYOD Era The Identity Theft Resource Center recently reported that in 2015, over 169 million personal records became exposed through 781 security breaches. These breaches affected a wide range of businesses, including financial institutions, educational institutions, government agencies, and healthcare companies. Yet this number only includes breaches that were made public, which means […]
February 22, 2016
The Trouble with Bandwidth: Not Enough of a Good Thing Think about the many devices now connected to the Internet: fitness trackers, home alarm and comfort systems, vehicles, televisions, and more all send and receive data through the web. For a business, the number of connections is multiplied. It’s easy to see how so much bandwidth is used, but what’s difficult to understand is why today’s bandwidth can’t seem to keep up with the[…]
January 4, 2016
Adopting WiFi Calling: Easing the Transition Enterprises are looking for ways to smooth their adoption of WiFi calling as it becomes more popular and gains support from the technology giants. Many businesses now have employees who rarely use landlines, instead preferring the mobility of their smartphones. However, weak signals (or no signals at all) often mean that these employees need to stand outside or hang around a wi[…]