It’s that time of year when many businesses are setting goals and budgets for next year. This is a good time to reflect on the impact technology can have on your business. While Cloud Computing adoption remains strong, companies will increase migration from Public to Private Cloud and even migrate back “on premise.” Cloud adoption, digital transformation and streaming media will increase the demand for bulletproof networking.
We all know, not being able to get on the WiFi is annoying. But worse still, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can impact your business and even interfere with vital infrastructure such as electrical grids.
Companies in a variety of industries may need to keep their network in compliance with a range of industry regulations. Companies processing credit card information need to maintain PCI Compliance, while healthcare professionals may need to maintain HIPAA Compliance. Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance may be required for financial reporting.
Businesses today rely on resilient network connectivity to ensure employee communications, collaboration, and productivity. Applications including Voice over IP (VoIP), Hosted Contact Center, Cloud Backup, and more, need a bulletproof telecom network. What’s more, for companies with Remote Offices/Branch Offices ROBO), telecom expense can quickly add up.
According to IDC, the combined public/private Cloud security market will more than double over the next few years. Cloud adoption is changing the way enterprises use applications. Increased adoption of hosted email, Unified Communications (UC), and Voice over IP (VoIP) may increase bandwidth and change the way employees access the Internet.
Internet of Things is an emerging area of technology where objects and devices communicate to one another using the Internet. This increased machine-to-machine Communication is making everything from milk cartons to manufacturing plants smart. From wearables to cars and factories to cities, Internet-enabling a range of consumer-based and business-oriented inanimate objects will use a lot of bandwidth and generate a lot of data.
We all read about Cyber attacks in the news. There is no denying the loss of productivity from a virus-infected laptop or the embarrassment of hacked email. With threats from Ransomware on the rise, it is no surprise leading market analysts Juniper Research, predict the cost of data breaches to $2.1 trillion globally by 2019, an increase of nearly four times the cost of breaches in 2015.
Do you have workloads currently running on AWS, Microsoft Azure or other Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas)? Are you considering moving some of your premise based workloads to the Cloud? If you answered yes, then you may be like a lot of our customers with multiple stacks, on multiple platforms.
With so many options, many companies struggle to be experts in everything.
Ransomware is a type of malware designed to block access to your computer until a sum of money is paid. Ransomware issues have impacted many individuals with home computers; however, it is only a matter of time before this malicious software attacks business. Starting with Cryptolocker in 2013, Ransomware exploits have become increasing sophisticated and have cost individual companies thousands of dollars in ransom.
Wide Area Networking (WAN) is a popular way to connect multiple branch locations. In particular, adoption of Cloud Computing, Software as a Service (SaaS), Unified Communications (UC), and Voice over IP (VoIP) applications have placed additional demands on how branches communicate with applications.