Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Open Source Meets Telecom at NFV World Congress

  VeloCloud's SD-WAN puts packet steering on steroids to optimize performance | Five tips to comply with the new PCI requirements

  Network World Wide Area Networking  

Open Source Meets Telecom at NFV World Congress
NFV World Congress showed numerous demonstrations of Telecom industry suppliers working together with carriers in open source communities to solve key operator challenges. Read More

WEBCAST: Alcatel-Lucent

The Three Industry Trends Changing Enterprise IT
This webinar will look at how CIOs can leverage three intersecting trends – cloud, new technologies, and web-scale IT – to help their companies respond rapidly to new business opportunities. Learn More

WEBCAST: Scribe Software
How to Integrate Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SAP
Anil Nair of West Pharmaceuticals shares his experiences & success integrating these systems to drive value across the business. Pierre will answer questions regarding best practices in CRM to SAP integration. Take-aways from this webinar include: - An overview of how to integrate CRM & SAP. - Case study in integration: West Pharmaceutical Learn More

VeloCloud's SD-WAN puts packet steering on steroids to optimize performance
This column is available in a weekly newsletter called IT Best Practices.  Click here to subscribe.  Many vendors are racing to compete in the burgeoning software-defined WAN space. Each competitor has its own strategy of how to implement the network overlay that makes the network connections, provides virtualized services and steers applications. It all comes down to what the SD-WAN vendor wants to help its customers achieve.VeloCloud has an entry in this race, and the company has two goals: to simplify the way companies set up their branches within their wide area network, and to improve the performance of the WAN. There are several specific problem areas VeloCloud is setting out to address.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Say Good-bye to Software Sprawl
Gone are the days when you can handle software management on a spreadsheet. Hiring third party experts can save both time and money. Learn how CDW can help you put a software management strategy in place so you prepared for vendor audits View Now

Five tips to comply with the new PCI requirements
At the end of June, merchants that accept payment cards have five new security requirements to comply with -- and significant fines and other costs if they don't.The new rules are part of the new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Here is some advice from Trustwave Holdings, a PCI compliance consulting firm.1. Be sure to log customers outYour customer is at a public kiosk at an airport and visits your site. Maybe they want to buy something, or check prices. The boarding announcement comes over the loudspeaker, they close out the browser, and run off to get on the plane.[ ALSO:  PCI Shrugged: Debunking Criticisms of PCI DSS ]To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Where Hadoop Fits in Your Data Warehouse Architecture
This TDWI Checklist Report discusses adjustments to DW architectures that organizations are making today. Hadoop can help the DW environment satisfy new business requirements for big data management and analytics. Learn More

China pushes for big jump in Internet speeds
China wants to bring 100 Mbps Internet speeds to most residences by 2017 Read More

Qualcomm makes its pitch as the go-to player for IoT
The stars of smartphones want to become legends in the Internet of Things, a world that could become much bigger than cellular but will require more than handset experience for a winning run.Just days after Samsung unveiled its Artik hardware-software modules for IoT devices, Qualcomm introduced its own IoT systems on Thursday and put a stake in the ground.Both companies say what they've learned building the guts of mobile phones translates pretty well into some categories of IoT. But like Intel and others, each is using the breadth of its technology to argue it's fit to take on the IoT challenge.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Software detects fake mobile, Wi-Fi networks
An Israeli company has developed a product it says can detect if a mobile device connects to a fake cellular base station or Wi-Fi access point, potentially protecting critical data from falling into the hands of hackers.Two large European carriers are testing the product, which is expected to come to market in early 2016, said Dror Liwer, chief security officer and co-founder of CoroNet, based in Be'er Sheva, Israel.CoroNet's software addresses one type of attack that was long thought to be too expensive to conduct. It involves creating a fake base station that has a stronger signal than a real one. Mobile devices are designed to connect to the station with the strongest signal.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More



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