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5G is the future of the industrial sector

Electricity completely changed and expanded the industrial sector along with the lives of countless people. In much the same way, 5G has the potential to transform businesses and communities. Manufacturers have already spent billions of dollars on digital transformation, and the advent of 5G is poised to change their operations even more.

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How 5G can make smart cities even smarter

Cities are growing at an unprecedented rate. In fact, according to data from the United Nations, 68% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050.1 While some people think that a more populous city means a more dangerous city, this does not have to be the case.

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Privacy is a shared responsibility

Privacy is an evolving topic with diverse perspectives on how best to balance the rights and interests of consumers and companies. As allegations of data mishandling fill headlines, privacy is now front and center on everyone’s minds. While data has been the lifeblood of innovation and economic growth, there has also been excessive data collection, […]

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The future of WiFi depends on access to the 6GHz band

WiFi is the most important wireless technology we have. Indeed, it currently carries 68% of mobile Internet traffic; by 2022, that will increase to 76%. WiFi has contributed billions to the US economy and promises to change entire industries transforming the way we attend sporting event and concerts, airports, shopping centers, theme parks, public transportation, […]

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SD-WAN Security: Built-in is better than bolt-on

Securing enterprise data and business applications is undoubtedly at the forefront of every IT professional’s mind. However, efforts to secure data and applications competes with the priority to open up resources for a distributed workforce by moving applications and data to multiple cloud and SaaS platforms.

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5G and Wi-Fi 6 will bring waves of change to banking

The next generation of cellular and wireless technologies is right around the corner, and in some places, it’s already here. As cities and companies begin to roll them out, 5G and Wi-Fi 6 will start transforming the way we live and work—and they’ll wave their magic wand upon retail banking, too.

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Our world in transition and our future demands

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and for me, it’s a time to reflect on where we’ve been and how far we’ve come, study the trends and challenges we face today, and look ahead to the next generation of opportunities facing not only the security community, but society at large.

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Is data science a pre-requisite for AI? The data science & AI hierarchy of success

Note: this is Part 2 of 2 introducing The Data Science & AI Hierarchy of Success. To Read part 1, “Fostering a Data-Driven Culture: The Data Science & AI Hierarchy of Success”, click here. The prequel to this post established mindset and culture, in the form of Data Literacy and Democratization, as the requisite foundation for achievement at […]

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Scaling the collaboration experience

Work-Anywhere, Work-Anytime Era When it comes to scaling a cloud service (and more specifically) a collaboration cloud service – what must-haves comes to mind? For me, it’s a vendor and service that has experience with millions of users, millions of calls and meetings, billions of messages, 99.999 percent reliability, and a whole lot of geek talk.

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