Passive optical LAN: Its day is dawning

Passive optical LAN: Its day is dawning

As bandwidth demands continue to increase and with copper cabling having distance shortcomings, passive optical networks looks like an alternative that can solve a number of problems.

12/10/2019

Fortinet CEO: Network and security technologies give rise to security-driven networking

A conversation about the future of network security with Fortinet CEO Ken Xie

11/18/2019

How SD-WAN is evolving into Secure Access Service Edge

How SD-WAN is evolving into Secure Access Service Edge

Secure access service edge (SASE), pronounced 'sassy,' combines elements of SD-WAN and network security into a single cloud-based service. It supports all types of edges, including WAN, mobile, cloud, and edge computing.

10/28/2019

Pennsylvania school district tackles network modernization

Pennsylvania school district tackles network modernization

NASD upgrades its campus core to be the foundation for digital learning.

10/17/2019

3 strategies to simplify complex networks

3 strategies to simplify complex networks

Innovations such as SD-WAN, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G have enabled networks to do more, but they’ve also made them complex. Software, machine learning, and automation will alleviate the problem.

09/16/2019

To secure industrial IoT, use segmentation instead of firewalls

To secure industrial IoT, use segmentation instead of firewalls

Firewalls have been the de facto standard for securing internal devices, but the industrial internet of things (IIoT) will change that. Segmentation is the better option in those scenarios.

09/11/2019

How SD-Branch addresses today’s network security concerns

How SD-Branch addresses today’s network security concerns

New digital technologies such as IoT at remote locations increase the need to ID devices and monitor network activity. That’s where SD-Branch can help, says Fortinet’s John Maddison.

08/12/2019

Mist's AI-driven virtual assistant speeds up network troubleshooting

Mist's AI-driven virtual assistant speeds up network troubleshooting

Digital assistants using artificial intelligence will have a bigger impact as an IT support tool, as Mist Systems' virtual network assistant Marvis demonstrates.

06/27/2019

Cloud adoption drives the evolution of application delivery controllers

Cloud adoption drives the evolution of application delivery controllers

Application delivery controllers (ADCs) are on the precipice of shifting from traditional hardware appliances to software form factors.

06/06/2019

5G will augment Wi-Fi, not replace it

5G will augment Wi-Fi, not replace it

Jeff Lipton, vice president of strategy and corporate development at Aruba, adds a dose of reality to the 5G hype, discussing how it and Wi-Fi will work together.

06/04/2019

Survey finds SD-WANs are hot, but satisfaction with telcos is not

Survey finds SD-WANs are hot, but satisfaction with telcos is not

A recent survey of over 400 IT executives by Cato Networks found that legacy telcos might be on the outside looking in for SD-WANs.

05/29/2019

Online performance benchmarks all companies should try to achieve

Online performance benchmarks all companies should try to achieve

With digital performance more important than ever, companies must ensure their online performance meets customers’ needs. A new ThousandEyes report can help them determine that.

05/23/2019

When it comes to uptime, not all cloud providers are created equal

When it comes to uptime, not all cloud providers are created equal

Cloud uptime is critical today, but vendor-provided data can be confusing. Here's an analysis of how AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure compare.

05/09/2019

How to shop for enterprise firewalls

How to shop for enterprise firewalls

Performance, form factors, and automation capabilities are key considerations when choosing a next-generation firewall (NGFW).

04/29/2019

When Wi-Fi is mission-critical, a mixed-channel architecture is the best option

When Wi-Fi is mission-critical, a mixed-channel architecture is the best option

Multi-channel is the norm for Wi-Fi today, but it’s not always the best choice. Single-channel and hybrid APs offer compelling alternatives when reliable Wi-Fi is a must.

04/02/2019

How to determine if Wi-Fi 6 is right for you

How to determine if Wi-Fi 6 is right for you

Wi-Fi 6 is on the horizon. Follow these steps to determine if your business should upgrade to the new wireless standard and how to prepare.

03/08/2019

Why Wi-Fi needs artificial intelligence

Why Wi-Fi needs artificial intelligence

Business Wi-Fi has grown in importance, and an artificial intelligence-based operational model is needed to keep up with increasing demands.

03/06/2019

IoT security plans: 3 things you must include

IoT security plans: 3 things you must include

For Internet of Things (IoT) implementations to succeed, network and security professionals need to create an IoT security roadmap that includes these three things.

02/27/2019

SD-WAN creates new security challenges

SD-WAN creates new security challenges

Security is one of the top concerns of organizations deploying an SD-WAN. Fortinet’s John Maddison explains what the SD-WAN security challenges are and how to address them.

02/08/2019

Build security into your IoT plan or risk attack

Build security into your IoT plan or risk attack

There’s huge potential with the IoT, but security must be built into a company’s plan and not tacked on at the end.

01/28/2019

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