91 Articles Tagged networking

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Hoteliers: Your Best Laid Plans Will Go Awry Without Strong Wi-Fi

  • Robert K. Mitton
  • January 6, 2017 | 5 minutes to read
  • In today’s smart, digital world, the average guest experience isn’t so average anymore. Traditional room service, for example, is being replaced by in-room kiosks that…
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Data Protection Part 3: Where Does Encryption fit into Data Protection?

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • January 4, 2017 | 10 minutes to read
  • I’ve mentioned that the SNIA SDC Conference provided the catalyst for writing this blog series on data protection. (See part 1 and part 2.) While…
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Data Protection Part 2: What About Unauthorized Data Access?

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • December 16, 2016 | 7 minutes to read
  • In part 1, we explored the physical loss of data, meaning the data is no longer available for access (intelligently) by anyone. There’s another, perhaps…
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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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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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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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New Age, New Requirements, More Innovation: Three Ways to Keep Up (Part 3)

  • Jean Turgeon
  • August 31, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • The 2016 Rio Olympics may be over, but the excitement is still palpable. As I watched the performances from some of today’s most gifted athletes,…
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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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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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Avaya Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure

  • Gordon Blackie
  • June 2, 2016 | 1 minute to read
  • Avaya is honored to be recognized as a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure worldwide. Avaya has been the only vendor having…
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Increasing Security Assurance for the Internet of Things

  • Mark Hankel
  • May 9, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • There’s a growing spectrum of benefits and concerns organizations and individuals face as the Internet of Things (IoT) evolves. On one hand, the increasing connectivity…
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Will the real Ethernet Fabric please stand up…or, are some Vendors playing fast and loose with terminology (again)?

  • Jean Turgeon
  • May 5, 2016 | 6 minutes to read
  • Many will remember the early days of fixed-format Ethernet Switches, when the development of resilient configurations was initiated as an alternative to existing Modular Chassis…
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Zang Serves Up a Special Delivery for Your Mom this Mother’s Day

  • Christina Knittel
  • May 5, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • Mother’s Day is the one day in the U.S. when the most phone calls are made. According to this cool Mother’s Day Facts site, 122…
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Next time you visit Dubai, take a public transport

  • Areff Mohammed
  • May 4, 2016 | 3 minutes to read
  • With happiness being a key focus in Dubai, government agencies are looking towards contributing to the goal of raising the quality of life of customers…