Articles in Networking

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How Wi-Fi Location-Based Services Can Step Up Your Public Safety Game

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • October 27, 2016 | 6 minutes to read
  • My first job out of college was working on Sonar Systems for the U.S. Navy. Modern sonar systems passively listen in the ocean to identify…
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As Consumer Tech Remakes the Workplace, a Thoughtful Security Strategy Is the Best Defense

  • Adrian Brookes
  • October 26, 2016 | 5 minutes to read
  • I think we’d all agree the business landscape has changed dramatically over the past two decades. Think back to the last time you wrote a…
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An Exploration of End-to-End Network Segmentation Part III: Automatic Elasticity

  • Jean Turgeon
  • October 19, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • Imagine for a moment: you’re connected to a network via a piece of string. You perform your work, you wind down for the day and…
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Changing the Lagging Face of Public Safety with Smart Networking Solutions (Part 4)

  • Fab Fiori
  • October 13, 2016 | 6 minutes to read
  • In part I of this series, Avaya Vice President and Chief Technologist for Software-Defined Architecture Jean Turgeon opened up a much-needed conversation about the current…
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Smarter Cloud Networking is Here, and it Starts with Avaya

  • Alan Hase
  • October 5, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • The rise of digital transformation, along with growing application and data center needs, has placed more security demands on enterprise networks than ever. So much…
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What does a Smart City look like? We’re defining it with a new partner

  • Jean Turgeon
  • September 29, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • The city of the future is a Smart City, emboldened by technology that folds in government, industry, and consumers. For this to happen, it needs…
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Securing the Everywhere Perimeter at ASIS 2016

  • Alan Hase
  • September 12, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • Security experts are converging at ASIS 2016, the world’s premier security event. Over 20,000 security professionals, including the top U.S. Security Chiefs, are gathering in…
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Securing the Everywhere Perimeter

  • Marc Randall
  • September 8, 2016 | 3 minutes to read
  • The world is on the verge of an unprecedented expansion in networked connectivity, driven by the combined forces of the Internet of Things and Smart…
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New Age, New Requirements, More Innovation: Three Ways to Keep Up (Part 2)

  • Jean Turgeon
  • August 22, 2016 | 5 minutes to read
  • If you’ve read Part 1 of this series, you hopefully now have a solid understanding of how businesses must keep up with today’s pace of…
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Avaya Delivers on Olympic-Sized Network

  • Jean Turgeon
  • July 26, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • Michael Phelps. Usain Bolt. Simone Biles. We’re just a week away from watching these decorated athletes take the world stage at the Rio Olympic Games.…
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SD-N and SD-WAN Come Together to Offer Agile Cloud Services

  • Jean Turgeon
  • July 25, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • Distributed organizations face both internal and external challenges as they look to evolve their wide-area networks. How do they seamlessly extend their network virtualization all…
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How to Fail a Hacking Challenge

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • July 20, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • 32 million Twitter passwords stolen, 117 million LinkedIn accounts compromised, and even Marc Zuckerberg’s Pinterest account hacked—there seems to be no let-up in IT security…
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Avaya Software-Defined Networking 1.0 — Doing it Differently

  • Sunil Menon
  • June 28, 2016 | 6 minutes to read
  • Let’s start with a few figures that explicitly demonstrate the unparalleled scale and diversity of devices to the Internet of Things: Number of connected devices…
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Evolution of Disaggregated Switching: Bringing Whitebox to the Masses

  • Randy Cross
  • June 15, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • For years, hyper-scale technology companies like Google have flexed their IT muscles and considerable buying power to create highly specialized operating environments with equally optimized…
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Opportunities Abound in a Digitally Connected Asean

  • Richard Spence
  • May 18, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • Four months after the Asean Economic Community (AEC) came into being, observers and analysts are watching as integration unfolds. Asean has always been about working…