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Avaya Demos Wireless Location Based Services at Avaya ENGAGESM Dubai

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • December 9, 2016 | 5 minutes to read
  • Wireless Location Based Services (WLBS) are usually discussed in the areas of customer or guest engagement. However, there are also valuable use cases in the…
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Avoid Security Theater When Safeguarding Your Network

  • Paul Unbehagen
  • November 16, 2016 | 3 minutes to read
  • I have recently been in several meetings where I have been asked to provide advice on network and security designs. Many of the conversations revolved…
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Aiming Towards an Unfettered and Secure IoT

  • Randy Cross
  • November 8, 2016 | 6 minutes to read
  • Last week, we heard bold claims by a networking vendor that they could make the Internet of Things (IoT) safe because they “own” the network.…
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Time for a New Network Engine: Start Running on a Software-Defined Network

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • November 3, 2016 | 6 minutes to read
  • I grew up on a wheat farm in the 70s. I spent much of my teens and early 20s working on farm machinery, before starting…
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Security and the IoT: Where to Start, How to Solve

  • Fab Fiori
  • November 2, 2016 | 6 minutes to read
  • I recently attended the 2016 North America IoT Tech Expo in Santa Clara, California. This event highlights how the most innovative advancements in technology are…
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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.…