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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cybersecurity and Network Teams Clash: What Does That Cost Your Business?

September 10, 2018

Via: CSO

Someone smart recently summed up the situation like this: “the network team’s job is to make sure every single packet is delivered. No exceptions. And my team’s job (cybersecurity) is to make sure some of those packets are never delivered. […]


Wireless

5G network slicing will create personalized experiences: Verizon Wireless president

August 9, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ronan Dunne, executive vice president and group president of Verizon Wireless, highlighted how 5G, like LTE, is a technology that will evolve over time as standards are finalized and new capabilities are activated in the network. The long goal, he […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Keeping pace with security automation

July 27, 2018

Via: CSO

Network engineer Jose Arellano concedes that “the hardest part of my day” is keeping the network safe for 12,700 students, 1,900 staff and more than 10,000 connected devices at West Aurora School District 129 in Illinois. The two-person security team […]


Wireless

In-building wireless for the middleprise: A changing landscape of integrators

July 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

When it comes to the in-building wireless market, systems integrators have typically been defined by the type of cellular coverage solutions they offer and the types of customers they are willing to service. There are big iron DAS integrators that […]


Wireless

5G Networking: Good Things Come in Threes

July 2, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Service providers know that if they want to support the agile services that their customers are increasingly demanding, they need a new approach to networking. One that simplifies and streamlines the way their systems operate. That’s why they’re investing in […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

3 Non-Negotiables for an Effective Data Center Security & Workload Protection Strategy

April 11, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

We know that big data is big business… And the use of on-premises and public cloud infrastructure is growing, according to the Cisco 2018 Security Capabilities Benchmark Study. In the 2017 study, 27 percent of security professionals said they are […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

The Role of the Network: Cost Center or Business Enabler?

April 10, 2018

Via: Network Computing

Is the network considered a contributor to an organization or a cost center? While a contributor helps an organization attain key goals such as revenue or efficiency, a cost center is considered necessary plumbing that saps resources. Which category does […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

How to virtualize the core network

April 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Core network virtualization Network operators are virtualizing their core networks in an effort to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. By enabling virtualization in the core network, service providers can significantly decrease operational expenditure (OPEX) and capital expenditure (CAPEX), […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Network Refresh or Design: Get a Second Opinion!

March 30, 2018

Via: NetCraftsmen

If you were told you had a serious health problem, you’d probably get a second opinion. Why? Money, risk, consequences. Well, before spending a lot of money on a network refresh, you should probably also get a second opinion, and […]


Wireless

AT&T CFO on the business benefits of FirstNet and 5G

March 30, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a keynote presentation this week at the Deutsche Bank 2018 Media, Telecom and Business Services Conference, AT&T SVP and CFO John Stephens likened the carrier’s build out of FirstNet to building a house and leaving room to add 5G. […]