LTE is becoming a vital technology for the WAN infrastructure. Today, it's essential to have always-on Internet connectivity — causing a fundamental change in the way we design enterprise networks.
The next chapter in one of the longest “will they or won’t they” debates in the telecom industry took a big step forward on April 29. T-Mobile and Sprint announced their plans to merge. In her article covering the news, Sue Marek of SDxCentral called the combined firm a “5G Powerhouse.” Looking at their respective spectrum holdings, I tend to agree.
Software-Defined Perimeter technology enables IT teams to set up perimeter-secured overlay networks with just a handful of simple steps that can be completed within a matter of minutes.
The digital signage displays at Digital Signage Expo 2018 showed a variety of offerings from simple display screens to bigger, bolder, engaging displays. However, while many organizations want digital signage, adding the applications to their main network is not an option.
As 5G brings tremendous changes to cellular networks, especially as networking becomes far more pervasive with IoT (Internet of Things) technologies, we need a new model for network security.
Many enterprise networking use cases already are thriving with 4G LTE but are poised to usher in even much greater performance, reliability, and cost-efficiency once 5G arrives.
Organizations today need to be prepared for potential networking threats. Getting employees to understand ransomware threats and taking preventative actions like multifactor authentication are a few strategies businesses can take to increase network security.
A key requirement of successful mobile networks in vehicles is secure and reliable 4G LTE connectivity—- and the ability to monitor, manage, and control the whole fleet from anywhere.
A digital landscape lies ahead, and despite hesitations, many organizations are transforming their WANs to align with a cloud and mobile environment. With most organizations still learning how to mesh old processes with new ones, the months ahead likely will show a few bumps in the road as CIOs find their balance with new digital strategies.
In industries ranging from retail and restaurants to healthcare, education, and public safety, organizations are deploying cloud-managed, software-defined IoT solutions over 4G LTE networks — and achieving the flexibility, scalability, security, and cost-effectiveness they need amid the Digital Transformation.