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Advances in Cybercrime Demand Greater Protection: A look at retrospective security versus point-in-time solutions

With cybercrime predicted to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021 and to be more profitable—and therefore, more attractive to criminal organizations—than the global combined trade of all major illegal drugs, businesses can no longer rely on traditional network security tools and expect to achieve protection.¹ More than 75% of all current antivirus engines can’t detect […]

How SD-WAN is Improving Business Outcomes

How SD-WAN is Improving Business Outcomes What customers are getting out of SD-WAN.  Business outcomes. – James Weinbrenner Twenty years of change in technology has created new types of businesses and disrupted entire industries. The current shift from Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-based networks to Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is such a game changer as […]

CIO Paradox: Part 2

As we looked at in our last blog, change is one of life’s constants…that includes work life. And those who embrace it are more prepared to reap the benefits of change. CIO’s need to get ahead of the change, or at least try to not get behind, or even worse, under change. CIO’s are being […]

The CIO Paradox: Part 1

Change is one of life’s constants.  Some folks embrace it; others avoid it.  But most often, it will happen whether you like it or not.  We are on the precipice of a huge change, an evolution even, when it comes to Information Technology. And it will be felt across the organization. These changes are predicated […]

Webex Teams FKA Cisco Spark

Spark. There, I said it. For the past four years Cisco Spark has been the elephant in the room. Why now is Cisco coming up with a new platform? What will happen to Jabber and WebEx? Confusion abounded, and the roadmap was kludge. When Cisco Spark was introduced, the idea of teamwork was quickly becoming […]

Transforming business processes

When you hear the term Robotic Process Automation (RPA), what do you visualize?  Actual robots sitting at desks working?  More of a Jetsons, robot Rosie?  As cool as that sounds – when we are talking about RPA we are talking about “software robots”, think code. And these “software robots” are changing the way we conduct […]