34 Articles Tagged Software Defined Networking

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The SDN Effect on Network Security

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • May 16, 2016 | 3 minutes to read
  • For enterprise organizations around the world, Software Defined Networking (SDN) is transforming the way we build and operate our networking infrastructure. Similar to the way…
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Network Security – It’s Everybody’s Business

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • May 4, 2016 | 3 minutes to read
  • As the week kicks off, we are greeted with yet another network security breach making headline news. The story comes from Bangladesh’s Central Bank, where…
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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…
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Who’s Securing Your Security Solution?

  • Alan Hase
  • April 8, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • As highlighted in my recent blog, ‘The Brave New World of Network Security,' cybersecurity is top of mind for IT leaders across the globe. The…
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The Brave New World of Network Security

  • Alan Hase
  • April 4, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • In light of highly-publicized data breaches that have shaken some of the world’s top brands, where should IT leaders focus their security efforts? The frequency…
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Why Service Providers are Taking the TLA Approach

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • February 29, 2016 | 3 minutes to read
  • Every couple of years, there seems to be a new crop of TLAs (three-letter acronyms) that appear in the telecom industry, most of which overpromise…
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Intelligent Software to Improve Network Automation

  • Camille Campbell
  • December 7, 2015 | 3 minutes to read
  • Let intelligent software do all the work. Much has been written about the complexity of today’s networks and how mega trends like mobility, social and…
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Virtual Reality Will Improve Thanksgiving Football (Soon)

  • Luke Stangel
  • November 25, 2015 | 4 minutes to read
  • Virtual reality (VR) will be bigger than ever in 2016. Spotlighted as one of the top five trends for businesses to watch, I’m jumping on…
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Avaya Takes Home Top Gartner Recognition in Networking

  • Alan Hase
  • November 9, 2015 | 2 minutes to read
  • What do smartphones, pollution monitors, traffic lights and door locks have in common?  They’re all now “connected” –among the more than 25 billion “things” that…
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“Thinking Small” Earns Avaya Network Innovation Award

  • Jaime Weaver
  • October 19, 2015 | 2 minutes to read
  • The networking world often comes down to a battle of big boxes. Big boxes, at times, are needed to address legitimate throughput constraints; at other…
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SDN Solutions Provide the Tools to Revolutionize the Enterprise

  • Luke Stangel
  • September 8, 2015 | 5 minutes to read
  • The recent buzz in the industry is astonishing. I would dare to argue that we have never before seen this level of activity and innovation…
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Why Avaya + VMware = SDN Success

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 31, 2015 | 2 minutes to read
  • Why it doesn’t have to be an either-or decision between the underlay and the overlay Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization, virtualization, data center automation,…
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The Top 5 Networking Security Lessons from Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 26, 2015 | 3 minutes to read
  • Watching a movie generally requires suspension of disbelief, especially with an escapist movie like Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Tom Cruise's latest summer blockbuster. As…
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89% of Employees Apparently Don’t Care About Mobile Security

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 19, 2015 | 4 minutes to read
  • IT security has a big job: keep corporate data safe in the face of motivated hackers and unaware employees. Today that job is harder than…
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Avoiding Network Outages: When the Cost of Doing Nothing is Everything

  • Joey Fister
  • August 13, 2015 | 2 minutes to read
  • What does downtime mean to you? Time, productivity, money? Likely, you’re nodding at all three -- and you’re not alone. According to Aberdeen Group, the…
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10 Must-Ask Questions for Hospitals Adopting the Internet of Things

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 10, 2015 | 3 minutes to read
  • Hospitals are increasingly adopting Internet-connected devices, in hopes of tapping into their impressive benefits. Imagine “smart beds” that can automatically detect if they’re occupied (or…