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

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

The 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

Wi-Fi 6 with OFDMA opens a world of new wireless possibilities

Wi-Fi 6 with OFDMA opens a world of new wireless possibilities

Wi-Fi 6 is loaded with new features, but the most important is OFDMA, which provides high throughput and a more efficient network.

01/08/2019

Network management must evolve in order to scale container deployments

Network management must evolve in order to scale container deployments

Containers are coming, and network professionals need to switch to telemetry-based management tools.

12/21/2018

Want to use AI and machine learning? You need the right infrastructure

Want to use AI and machine learning? You need the right infrastructure

IT is being tasked with supporting artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives, which requires thinking broadly about infrastructure needs today and tomorrow.

12/21/2018

What to expect from SD-WANs in 2019

What to expect from SD-WANs in 2019

SD-WAN matures, moving out of the early-adopter phase and into the mainstream. That means big changes ahead for the market.

12/14/2018

Visibility plays critical role in a successful SD-WAN deployment

Visibility plays critical role in a successful SD-WAN deployment

LiveAction’s president and CEO, Brooks Borcherding, explains how network visibility can overcome some of the challenges associated with migrating to an SD-WAN.

12/07/2018

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