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Traveling Internationally and Need Data? Here are a Few Solutions

Traveling Internationally and Need Data? Here are a Few Solutions

Getting data on the go is getting easier. And if you have an iPad with the Apple SIM, you’re going to find that using the built in carrier selection feature is getting better.

Gigsky, a Bay Area pioneer in roaming solutions, was the first data MVNO to offer data on the iPad using the Apple SIM. But recently, long time roaming specialist Truphone has been offering a similar package out of Spain.

Life Without Broadband…Sort Of

Life Without Broadband…Sort Of

Over the past week, I ended up in an experiment. Living without high-speed broadband.  Believe me, it was far from intentional. As a matter of fact, it felt a bit like going out on a sunny day only to end up being caught in a thunderstorm of sorts.

What started out as a Friday and Saturday where I would be at an event, which meant not needing snappy access to the Internet followed by an all-day travel day on Sunday, rapidly turned into relying solely on one mobile device to actually stay connected.

Gmail gets anti-phishing enhancements

Gmail gets anti-phishing enhancements

Although hackers continue to develop new viruses and bug exploits, the most effective weapon in their arsenal is a simple email. All a would-be cybercriminal has to do is write a convincing message (or pretend to be a trustworthy entity) to persuade a victim to download a malware-ridden file or surrender their personal information.

What Every Business Ought to Know About Being Cyber-Resilient

What Every Business Ought to Know About Being Cyber-Resilient

Names can be confusing.

Whenever I see IT professionals interchangeably use cyber-resilient and cybersecurity, I am reminded of this famous line from Shakespeare’s immortal classic Romeo and Juliet:

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose

By any other name shall smell just as sweet”.

However, there is a world of difference between cyber-resilient and cybersecurity.

Natural language and network management

Natural language and network management

Network management has been the problem child of networking for decades. The whole notion of managing a heterogeneous set of devices and software from a single tool was going to be difficult at best. The companies that tried to rise to the challenge quickly learned that staying current with other vendor commands and configuration was nigh impossible, never mind the fact that no vendor wants to cede control to someone else.

Where’s my Endpoint?

Where’s my Endpoint?

Is there a way to know what endpoints are alive within your data center at this moment? Is it possible to continuously monitor the life of every endpoint – be it a Virtual Machine (VM), a physical host or even a container ? Enter Endpoint Locator or EPL!

With DCNM available as a manager for data center fabrics, we decided to incorporate EPL directly into DCNM. EPL has been shipping as a preview feature in DCNM since November 2016. General availability of this feature is now available with the DCNM 10.2(1) May 2017 release.

Data loss prevention tips for Office 365

Data loss prevention tips for Office 365

Office 365 is a complete cloud solution that allows you to store thousands of files and collaborate on them, too. In addition to its productivity features, Office 365 comes with security and compliance solutions that will help businesses avoid the crushing financial and legal repercussions of data loss.