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Security

Zero Trust Architecture and moving beyond VLANs for segmentation

For years enterprises have been deploying VLANs to segment their networks. The thought was that devices in one segment were limited in their ability to adversely affect devices in another. This approach to security in fact provided very little in the way of actual risk mitigation, and in reality provided a false sense of security. […]

10.16.2020

Networking

Steps to a seamless SD-WAN migration

As more companies transition from MPLS to SD-WAN, the migration process has become less uncertain and significantly more streamlined than in the technology’s early days. A 2019 study conducted by IDC revealed that 39% of enterprises already have invested in SD-WAN solutions  and by 2021 the number of organizations deploying this technology will reach 94 percent. As […]

08.24.2020

Networking

5 benefits of moving from MPLS to SD-WAN

Are you considering a move from MPLS to SD-WAN? Many companies have seen in making the switch, with SD-WAN services delivering a host of capabilities that are increasingly important for businesses moving through their digital transformation journeys. Whether you want to enhance application performance, reduce the time to add new sites, or give your organization […]

08.04.2020

Security

Ripple20 leans on old vulnerabilities, shows need for new IoT security strategies

The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer just big, it’s gargantuan. It’s sprouting new arms and legs every day, and that enormous quantity of IoT devices is creating some worrying risks for businesses. With so many devices proliferating across the world, any vulnerability’s impacts have the potential to be far greater – far more […]

07.28.2020

Networking

SD-WAN Performance and Security Matters: What to Seek in a Solution

To stay competitive, enterprises are embracing digital transformation (DX) in varying degrees and ways—and with good reason. Digitization drives efficiencies, lowers costs, creates new ways to engage with customers, and builds new revenue opportunities. Digitization at the Network Edge As part of this digitization process, enterprises are experiencing a transformation of applications and devices at […]

10.12.2019

Partner

Evolving the wireless experience…again

This blog post originally appeared on the Cisco Meraki blog, located here. Next generation wireless, including new Wi-Fi 6 Access Points Whether indoors or outdoors, a quick look around is all it takes. How many colleagues, friends or strangers can you see using a mobile device? You’re probably reading this on one right now. For […]

10.01.2019

Networking Solutions

Networking

Making the User Experience of Wi-Fi 6 and 5G Even Better with Meraki

The newest cellular wireless standard—5G—is on the horizon and its anticipated arrival has received its fair share of attention and hype. Enabling a wide range of new applications, from virtual reality to autonomous vehicles, 5G will be a game changer. But while service providers have started rolling out 5G in select markets, it will be […]

09.05.2019

Networking

Wi-Fi 6 or 5G? Enterprise Organizations Will Benefit from Both

5G, the fifth generation of wireless networks that will enable a wide range of new applications, from virtual reality to autonomous vehicles, has received is fair share of attention and hype. However, another technology will be arriving much more quickly to help fill the gap for enterprise organizations between 5G’s promise and its realistic timeline: […]

08.19.2019

Digital binary panel

Data Center

Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Complete Simplicity Requires Complete Solutions

In today’s multi-cloud world, managing complexity seems to be a full-time job for many IT professionals. This is not surprising, since they are often asked to concurrently manage legacy infrastructure, public and private cloud environments, with multiple vendors, all while trying to adapt to a world where data and data centers are no longer centered. […]

05.02.2019

Client Spotlight

What’s Good for Clients is Good for Carousel

Carousel partners with a wide range of technology partners so that we can recommend solutions that make the most sense for answering each of our clients’ particular technology needs. As part of our exploration of the SD-WAN marketplace, we selected products and offers most relevant to our customer base and arrived at Viptela as one […]

08.30.2018