Tag: networking


Get ready for the convergence of IT and OT networking and security

August 16, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Most IT networking professionals are so busy with their day-to-day responsibilities that they don’t have time to consider taking on more work. But for companies with an industrial component, there’s an elephant in the room that is clamoring for attention. […]

Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Software

How SD-Branch addresses today’s network security concerns

August 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

Secure software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) has become one of the hottest new technologies, with some reports claiming that 85% of companies are actively considering SD-WAN to improve cloud-based application performance, replace expensive and inflexible fixed WAN connections, and increase security. But […]

Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

IoT’s role in expanding drone use

July 25, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

As faithful readers of TechWatch (love you, Mom) may know, the rollout of many companies’ ambitious drone delivery services has not gone as quickly as promised. Despite recent signs of progress in Australia and the United States—not to mention clever […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Wireless

When it comes to the IoT, Wi-Fi has the best security

July 24, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

When it comes to connecting internet of things (IoT) devices, there is a wide variety of networks to choose from, each with its own set of capabilities, advantages and disadvantages, and ideal use cases. Good ol’ Wi-Fi is often seen […]


Smart Networks for Smart Cities

July 1, 2019

Via: The Fast Mode

By 2050, 75% of the world’s population will live in urban areas that are increasingly connected and powered by smart technologies. APAC alone accounts for the largest share of spending in the Internet of Things (IoT) – the emerging technology […]

Analysis, Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis

17 predictions about 5G networks and devices

June 18, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Almost every significant technology advancement now goes through what Gartner calls the “hype cycle.” These days, Everyone expects new technologies to be met with gushing optimism and dreamy visions of how it’s going to change the world in the blink […]


Software Defined Perimeter (SDP): Creating a new network perimeter

June 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Networks were initially designed to create internal segments that were separated from the external world by using a fixed perimeter. The internal network was deemed trustworthy, whereas the external was considered hostile. However, this is still the foundation for most […]


Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

June 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

As many companies look to SD-WAN technology to reduce costs, improve connectivity and streamline branch office access, one of the key requirements will be solid security technologies to protect corporate resources. At its Cisco Live customer event here this week, […]

Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Managed WAN and the cloud-native SD-WAN

May 28, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

In recent years, a significant number of organizations have transformed their wide area network (WAN). Many of these organizations have some kind of cloud-presence across on-premise data centers and remote site locations. The vast majority of organizations that I have […]

Hardware, Wireless

Best mesh Wi-Fi routers: Reviews and buying advice

May 10, 2019

Via: ITWorld Networking

A great wireless router is an essential element of tech life, whether you’re building out a smart home or you just want the best experience streaming music and video at home. If you’re suffering with low wireless throughput or dead […]