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Information Security: Rapid Detection and Response

The Basis for an Information Security Shift:  Previously I wrote about the shift in the Information Security landscape away from a static, reactive discipline to one focused on speed and accuracy. Let’s take a deeper look into these areas of Rapid Detection and Response. As noted by Network World, companies are trending away from the idea that it’s possible to stop all malware threats with a strong enough perimeter. Not only are attacks more subtle and frequent than ever before,…

The Shocking Reason that SIP Goes Bad

By | April 24, 2016 | Cloud, SIP Trunking | [ 0 ]
Can one tip prevent 90% of SIP implementation problems? That’s a big boast, but it could be true. So here’s the tip. The very best way to eliminate your SIP problems is … (Drum roll…

Disaster Recovery Now a Top Enterprise Priority

As the digital era has progressed, enterprise decision-makers have gradually developed more involved methods of risk management to account for the sprawling IT infrastructures now found in nearly every operation. With more data, applications and…

Information Security: The Changing Landscape

By | March 31, 2016 | IT, Network Security, Security | [ 0 ]
Companies are facing increasing risk from cybersecurity threats. According to Mashable, American banks and other financial institutions have suffered their “largest ever data breach” with more than 100 million records compromised. As noted by eSecurityPlanet,…

3 Reasons Bandwidth is the Lifeblood of Your Company

In today’s technologically driven business world, it may seem an obvious advantage for a company to have fast, reliable bandwidth. It saves time, and more importantly, it saves money. Still, many businesses neglect the fact…

Network Performance and Capacity Planning: When To Upgrade

By | March 21, 2016 | Bandwidth on Demand, Networking | [ 0 ]
Nothing kills network performance more quickly than limited bandwidth. Even worse? For many companies it’s difficult to predict when and how bandwidth overages will occur — is it better to spend more for (potentially) unneeded…

Don’t Shy Away from VoIP

By | March 14, 2016 | Communications | [ 0 ]
Voice over IP (VoIP) services are popular alternatives to traditional landlines or on-premises PBX systems. But many companies still shy away from this Internet-based service thanks to horror stories of big latency, dropped calls and…