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Next-Generation Networking is Transforming Sub-Saharan Africa

M2M Application in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region is now seeing a rapid migration to 3G/4G LTE networks as well as much more widespread network availability. For distributed enterprises and emerging industries, these network technologies are being used to meet the need for constant, flexible connectivity and failover backup solutions for business continuity.

High Cost of Downtime Part 1

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A tree falls in high winds. A snowstorm sweeps into town. A backhoe digs a little too far to the left. Lightning strikes a telephone pole. Floodwaters inundate city streets. All of these acts of nature (or of humans) threaten business continuity. When a business loses its Internet connections, it loses revenue; and a whole lot more.

Industry Groups Coordinate Cyber Threat Information Sharing

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Last fall, Cradlepoint CSO Kent Woodruff wrote a blog post about Adam Shostack’s theme for his opening address at 2014 BSidesLV. Shostack spoke at length about “information sharing as the ultimate act of self-preservation.” The exponential rise in criminal intrusions into public and private databases in the recent past has precipitated the creation of a number of information sharing organizations by both the private and public sectors.

The Greater the Flow, the Bigger the Pipe: Part 2

As I said in my previous post, CIOs from leading retailers agreed at a recent conference that the new trend is to move business applications to the cloud. This move has put new strains on local retail locations as they scramble to acquire necessary increases in bandwidth and resiliency. But as the cloud evolves, so do the nation’s wireless 3G and 4G LTE networks. Even though the advantages of wireless access now outweigh wired connectivity, many companies are still reluctant to make the switch.