Tag: networks

Hardware, Wireless

IoT Evolves: the coming of long range WAN

October 29, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

In my last blog (read here) I was excited to introduce you to LoRaWAN, an exciting new protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, I’d like to dive into a recent deployment, because who doesn’t love technical details? First, […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cloud Security Startup Redlock for $173m

October 5, 2018

Via: The Fast Mode

Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire cloud threat defense firm RedLock for $173 million in cash. Founded in 2015, RedLock is made up of security experts and former entrepreneurs of […]

Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The time for network behavior analytics has come

June 7, 2018

Via: CSO

In the days when organizations defended the network perimeter tooth and nail, they relied on a myriad of technologies, tools and procedures. Specialized skills were required to configure and manage this trifecta. Meanwhile, an equal measure of superhuman knowledge and […]

Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Ericsson, Equinix Prepare for 5G Data Centers with New Deal

April 4, 2018

Via: eWeek

Swedish IT power player Ericsson revealed Feb. 27 that it is extending its partnership with data center owner/operator Equinix to offer IT managed services using the Equinix Performance Hub and 5G connectivity when it becomes widely available in 2019 or […]


4 Wireless Carriers Making Waves At Mobile World Congress 2018

April 4, 2018

Via: CRN

Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 kicked off this week in Barcelona, featuring cutting-edge telecommunications, mobility, and IoT technologies from more than 900 exhibitors from all over the globe. U.S.-based wireless leaders AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon made their presence known, […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Another massive DDoS internet blackout could be coming your way

April 4, 2018

Via: CSO

A massive internet blackout similar to the Dyn DNS outage in 2016 could easily happen again, despite relatively low-cost countermeasures, according to a new study out of Harvard University. The DDoS attack on Dyn took many major web sites offline […]


How Do You Get Information from Network Devices?

April 3, 2018

Via: ipSpace

One of the biggest challenges of network automation is getting usable information from network devices… or as asked by a student in my Building Network Automation Solutions online course in the course Slack team: How do I get specific information […]

Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Wireless

How will LTE Unlicensed affect Wi-Fi performance?

April 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi has enjoyed a quasi-monopolistic usage of the 5 GHz in the last few years but that is changing as Multefire and LTE Unlicensed in general are making inroads in once considered “Wi-Fi” bands. We thus feel it is about time […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Leveraging analytics to improve security

April 3, 2018

Via: CSO

The concept of big data can be overwhelming for many organizations. They know that they have valuable information coming in from various sources, but often struggle with how to organize and action that data in any meaningful way. This struggle […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Debunking the myths of DNS security

April 2, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

For years, we’ve been pioneering the use of DNS to enforce security. We recognized that DNS was often a blind spot for organizations and that using DNS to enforce security was both practical and effective. Why? Because DNS isn’t optional. […]