Posts about WAN

The enterprise is quickly learning what software-defined infrastructure can do for the data center. Now that the network can be provisioned as an abstract architecture along with compute and storage, organizations can finally rid themselves of the limitations that hardware places on data productivity ...
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In 2015, several high-profile data breaches made cybersecurity a major talking point. As the companies involved still try to repair the damage to their businesses, the key question is what lies ahead in 2016. Cybercriminals aren’t going anywhere and, with more and more data moving to the cloud, network security will continue to be a key concern. Here are some thoughts on what security trends we can expect to see next year: 1. Cybercriminals Will Be Just as Busy - Unfortunately, communication networks are an increasingly attractive hunting ground for criminals, activists and terrorists motivated to make money, get noticed, or even bring down corporations and governments through online disruption. Several high-profile hacking incidents made the news in 2015. We should brace ourselves for more cyberattacks in the new year. 2. There’ll Be More Data Protection Regulation ...
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The following is my Real CTO conversation with Kevin Riley of Sonus. Prayson: Kevin, could you talk a little bit about your company’s role in the NFV transformation? Kevin: Our primary focus at Sonus is migrating real-time communications to network functions virtualization infrastructure, or NFVI. This focus manifests itself along multiple dimensions, including session border control, policy, modernized licensing models ...


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As faster Wi-Fi speeds seep into the enterprise space, I'm willing to bet the corporate LAN supporting all that new wireless kit will need a corresponding speed boost for faster overall throughput. How fast is an interesting question and I'm not sure there's a right answer other than "As fast as possible and affordable."
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