Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Managing global WANs in multinational enterprises

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Managing global WANs in multinational enterprises
Multinational enterprises face unique challenges when it comes to managing their WANs. Since they operate in many countries, these companies must reconcile different services from different service providers. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Optimizing Application Traffic on MPLS WAN Links
MPLS is a common type of service offering that removes much of the cost and complexity of more traditional point-to-point networks. The change from point-to-point to any-to-any or cloud networking presents new application delivery challenges, requiring a response from services that depend on the packet delivery infrastructure. Learn more >>

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The ROI of Cybersecurity; Does it Exist?
During this Live Webinar on May 20th @ 1PM, a panel will discuss findings of the Ponemon Survey: Risk and Innovation in Cybersecurity Investments. The panel will explore key findings from the survey and discuss effective methods of cybersecurity measurement and implementation. Learn More

Embrace consumer cloud tools or risk losing control
CIOs are quickly losing control of the applications and platforms their employees choose to use at work. Personal preferences for cloud-based apps from Google, Box and Slack, among others, have spilled into the workforce at an astonishing rate during the past 18 months. Unsanctioned apps and services can negatively impact workflow, productivity and the general health of a company, but the potential damage can be offset with the right IT mindset, support and flexibility.MORE ON NETWORK WORLD: 10 Most Powerful IaaS Companies Consumers have virtually endless choice when it comes to cloud tools, but there are different dynamics at play in the workplace. Employee expectations don't always blend well with IT's goals, so many workers simply use the tools they want. In many cases, nothing stops the average employee from storing all kinds of corporate data in personal storage accounts.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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The IT Budget Line Item Ripe for Reduction
The resources in this eBook explain how to identify a number of different reduction opportunities where changes will result in lowering peak usage and therefore reducing MLC costs. Learn More.

iPhone 7 review rollup: Apple's going to build a bazillion iPhones, but how many will be bought?
This week, you can almost hear the production lines spinning into action in China, churning out iPhone-related rumors and titillation. Here's the past few days' worth of intrigue about Apple's next-generation device.So many iPhonesLike we talked about last time around, the word is that Apple's planning to try and avoid the supply chain problems that it ran into with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus – this time, more anonymous sources have told the Wall Street Journal that the company wants more than 85 million units built by the end of the year. Last time around, Apple only ordered 70 to 80 million in its initial production run.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Forrester Study: Digital Transforms The Game of Business
Download the Forrester study to learn about the competitive impact of going digital by implementing a Digital Transaction Management solution. Learn more

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 10
  Power to the people: Facebook news feed tool lets users prioritize postsDespite all that it knows about us, Facebook has conceded that it can't do such a good job of guessing which items we'd like to see in our news feeds. It's adding a tool that will let users pick the content they see first. It's a minor victory for users who want to wrest control from algorithms and have greater influence over the information they get from social networking sites. Selected posts from friends or pages belonging to organizations and businesses will show up with a star in the top right corner.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

A 'black market' for wireless cell service has popped up in Canada
Two articles at iPhoneInCanada.ca and AlphaBeatic.com tell the story of one enterprising Canadian who takes advantage of a loophole to provide substantially cheaper wireless cell service for a one-time $100 payment.How exactly he does it appears to be unclear, but it involves pricing discrepancies in Canada, where lower-populated provinces like Manitoba and Saskatchewan see much cheaper cell service. Basically, the scheme involves signing up for an account in one of these regions, where Canadian wireless service provider Koodo offers a 5GB monthly data plan for $48, then selling the account to people who live in more populated regions of the country, where the same plan typically costs at least $90, according to the reports.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

How higher education deals with security threats
Parents have plenty of things to worry about when they send their kids off to college: money, physical safety, their happiness, empty-nest syndrome, their future. Do they now have to worry about identity theft and data security, too?In a word, yes. Colleges and universities have been the target of phishing scams for years. And while they continue to get better at dealing with information security threats, the ways our institutions of higher learning defend themselves against cybercriminals are as myriad as the forms of cyberattacks they face.  6 simple tricks for protecting your passwords As with most hackers, the motivation of these social engineering scammers has ranged from financial gain to accessing secure data and research information. Analyzing the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) of cybercriminals will help institutions understand who is targeting them, what the criminals want, and the methods they will likely use to gain unauthorized access. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More



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