Articles from November 2016

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The IoT Chronicles Part 2: Three Big Security Threats—and How to Solve Them

  • Jean Turgeon
  • November 28, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • With projected market revenue of $1.7 trillion by 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) stands to forever change the world as we know it. In…
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Has WhatsApp Video Missed a Trick?

  • Savio Tovar Dias
  • November 23, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • In today’s mobile-led world, there is no doubt that messaging apps are becoming the preferred means to communicate with friends, family, and even work colleagues.…
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Avoid Security Theater When Safeguarding Your Network

  • Paul Unbehagen
  • November 16, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 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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The IoT Chronicles Part 1: Demystification and Strategy

  • Jean Turgeon
  • November 14, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • If you follow my blog, then you know I talk a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT). As Avaya’s Chief Technologist for Software Defined…
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How to Achieve Better Outcomes for Women in the Workplace

  • Amy Fliegelman Olli
  • November 10, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • I was really fortunate to begin my career at IBM. It was a company ahead of its time in terms of diversity and the investments…
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Four Factors Help a Major Railway’s IT Team Stay on Track

  • Sandra Thomson
  • November 9, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • For IT managers in one of the United States’ major railroads—an industry that has grown to $68 billion in annual revenue—keeping up with the latest…
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Aiming Towards an Unfettered and Secure IoT

  • Randy Cross
  • November 8, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 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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Younified Communications—it Really is All About YOU!

  • Laura Bassett
  • November 8, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • One of my favorite things about working for Avaya is that we’re marketing the same collaboration tools we use to do our jobs. Best of…
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Verbio Brings Voice Biometrics to Avaya Breeze™

  • Jon Alperin
  • November 8, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • If you’ve been following the Avaya Connected Blog in recent weeks, hopefully you’ve read about the changes Avaya expects to see in Customer Engagement as…
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Ladies: It’s Your Right to Define Leadership on Your Terms

  • Morag Lucey
  • November 7, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • As a female executive who has been through her fair share of triumphs and trials, I have a burning passion for cultivating strong women in…
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Top Reasons for Making a Move to Avaya IP Office 10

  • Miles Davis
  • November 4, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 1 minute to read
  • Midmarket companies (500 or fewer employees) across Latin America are leading the region’s digital transformation in the workplace. Unified Communications is migrating from being seen…
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Settle down, boys. The Cubs won a series but it wasn’t really a “World Series”

  • Morag Lucey
  • November 3, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • I marvel at America’s fascination with baseball. Every year, from May through October, there’s little escape from it: newspaper headlines, bets, fantasy teams, daily conversations,…
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Avaya Aura® Platform—The Original Pragmatic Hybrid Cloud

  • Guy Clinch
  • November 3, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • In a recent InfoWorld post David Linthicum wrote of “an organic movement driven by rank-and-file enterprise IT people who simply want to solve their issues…
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Time for a New Network Engine: Start Running on a Software-Defined Network

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • November 3, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 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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Giving Avaya Channel Partners the Edge for Success

  • Steve Biondi
  • November 2, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Since joining Avaya 14 months ago, I’ve been working closely with our channel partners and distributors to ensure we’re in lockstep when it comes to…
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Security and the IoT: Where to Start, How to Solve

  • Fab Fiori
  • November 2, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 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…