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Why your data isn’t less secure in the cloud

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Not long ago, CIOs hesitated to move to the cloud due to security fears. Today, over 70% of organizations are in the cloud. The myth that cloud computing is less secure than legacy systems stemmed from the idea that storing data on servers and systems that aren’t self-owned is more dangerous – yet more than…

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How Does SD-WAN Support Internet of Things (IoT) Growth?


With cloud computing being pushed to the edge, the demand for flexibility, visibility and performance are becoming more important than ever. Internet of Things (IoT) workloads in particular will require higher levels of support. According to Gartner, there will be approximately 1.7 billion new IoT devices per year attaching to the enterprise network in 2023…

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Planning for Success in a Multi-Cloud Environment


84 percent of companies use a multi-cloud strategy today, according to Rightscale’s 2019 State of the Cloud. It’s easy to see why CIOs are going all in – their IT teams can enjoy scalable workloads, say goodbye to vendor lock-in, reduce the risk of service interruptions and choose the right cloud for specific workload requirements. However,…

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3 Key Reasons Businesses Are Migrating to IPv6

IPv6 has been an approved network layer protocol for over a decade now, but adoption has been slow until recent years – simply because there weren’t enough compelling reasons for deployment. However, due to the explosion in applications, data and IT services, more IPv4 addresses are being depleted. With future scalability of the Internet (and…

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3 Tips for a Successful SD-WAN Deployment


You’ve probably heard of SD-WAN by now, and maybe your company has SD-WAN adoption in the books for your IT strategy this year. The benefits are hard to ignore: automatic provisioning, full network visibility, centralized management, cost savings and more. However, migration is no easy undertaking and requires thorough planning and preparation to ensure that…

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How to be Prepared for a Cloud Outage in 2019

Cloud outages can happen at any time. Equipment malfunctions, software bugs go undetected, natural disasters occur and unforeseen situations can hit your customers hard if you’re not well prepared to resolve the issue. Infrastructure is not fail-proof, and this is the case for even prominent cloud service providers like Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services.…

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4 Tips to Control Public Cloud Spending

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Public cloud adoption is exploding and promises a number of benefits, including reduced CAPEX and OPEX costs. However, without proper monitoring and the right processes in place, cloud spending can actually spiral out of control. Given that organizations that have done little or no cloud cost optimization can overspend by 70% and upward, according to…

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Why Network Automation is Climbing the Priority Ladder for IT Teams

Network Automation

As business size grows, so too does complexity. Modern enterprises are juggling more cloud providers, data and applications than ever before, and things can get stressful – fast. In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of network automation and how SD-WAN plays a part in automation. Simplifed network management With the number of routers, switches,…

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