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Cisco Firepower 2100 Series Delivers Business Resiliency and Effective Security with a New Architectural Approach

Cisco Firepower 2100 Series Delivers Business Resiliency and Effective Security with a New Architectural Approach

We live in a time when lines in IT are blurring, and the line between security and network operations is just one example. When organizations are breached, their network is imperiled and business can suffer. Resiliency, performance, and threat defense are increasingly intertwined.

Hyperconvergence improves virtualization

Hyperconvergence improves virtualization

Don’t worry, we’ll keep this one simple. Virtualization is confusing enough, and hyperconvergence is one of the newest solutions within the field, making it even harder to grasp. The quick and easy summary is this: Hypconvergence is about virtualizing the hardware and software components required to deploy and manage databases and virtualized desktop infrastructures.

How can you go from reactive to preventive IT?

How can you go from reactive to preventive IT?

Shopping around for a managed IT services provider is tough. You’re looking for a business to manage extremely complex and delicate technology, so they can’t be expected to get into the nitty gritty details of DNS-layer security, intrusion prevention systems, and encryption in their marketing content.

The impact on network security through encrypted protocols – TLS 1.3

The impact on network security through encrypted protocols – TLS 1.3

This post is the second part of my series around the impact of encrypted protocols on network security. You can find the first article about HTTP/2 here:
http://blogs.cisco.com/security/the-impact-on-network-security-through-encrypted-protocols-http2

Now let us focus on the new and upcoming specification of TLS 1.3. It is important to understand what advantages TLS 1.3 brings to us, but also what is the impact on certain parts of our network security: firewalls and transparent proxy systems.

4 ways IoT will change the game

4 ways IoT will change the game

From smart thermostats to wearable devices, the Internet of Things (IoT) has reinvented the ways both businesses and individuals connect. Many IT experts have even labeled IoT as a “game changer,” and while we’re usually skeptical of this term when it comes to new technology, IoT devices can open up your business to a multitude of possibilities.

Partner Post: The Next Horizon! Introducing Horizon 7.1, Horizon Apps & Horizon Cloud

Partner Post: The Next Horizon! Introducing Horizon 7.1, Horizon Apps & Horizon Cloud

If you took a look at desktop and application virtualization in the past and thought, “This is just too complex and costly to make the move,” now is the time to revisit your decision.

Today, we are excited to announce new technologies and offerings that drive the cost and complexity out of getting started and allow you to address more use cases than ever before.