We stand in the midst of a technological revolution. The complexity, scale, and more importantly, the pace, are unlike anything humankind has experienced before. The speed of current technological breakthroughs is disrupting almost every industry in every country while the breadth and depth of these disruptions are fundamentally altering the way we live, work, and communicate with each other.
It’s that time of the year again. The annual month where suddenly everyone is a college basketball expert; March Madness. This past weekend, I found myself glued to my television set watching as teams played one another hoping for the win and their chance to enter the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
Cloud applications are now commonplace in enterprises. From productivity applications to storage, employees and IT departments are realizing the benefits of offloading documents and data into the cloud. But as data, identities, and applications move to the cloud, security teams must manage the risk involved with losing control of traditional network perimeter.
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Content producers, broadcasters, and service providers must have high-speed interconnections for the distribution of programs, playout, over-the-top streaming, and live events. IP promises economies of scale, workflow agility, and better integration into the corporate business networks and cloud computing.
Technology drives business. Whereas once IT was a function of business, it now increasingly IS the business.
This is definitely the case for many smaller firms, where adoption and mixing together different web services represents the core of a firm’s service offerings.
Manufacturers saw many interesting developments in the realm of industrial security in 2017. There were tremendous shifts in how to guard against threats with ransomware like WannaCry, Nyetya, and now the Trisis/Triton/Hatman incident impacting organizations and making headlines across the globe.
The industry is ablaze with talk about automation and DevOps. The proliferation of tools across the rest of IT infrastructure has created pressure on networking teams to automate. And with the dynamic requirements underpinning cloud, they must.arti
However, automation is not a new thing in networking.
The fact that humans use machines is old news. Even as far back 4,500 years ago, the pyramids were built with the aid of machines; likewise, airplanes, excavators, and sewing machines didn’t just appear out of thin air. People have always developed certain ‘relationships’ with their machines out of necessity; otherwise, they wouldn’t have been able to use them.
You might not always think of the network as a source of implicit funding, but when it comes to digital transformation projects, consider taking a closer look.
It’s no surprise that digital transformation remains top of mind for CEOs. As a recent Gartner CEO survey reported, 42 percent of CEOs are now taking a digital-first approach to business change, or taking digital to the core of their enterprise model.