New communications equipment aboard buses in Boise, Idaho, has already ensured stable, accurate, real-time online bus-tracking, on-board Wi-Fi and other features. The network of new routers and other equipment has also opened the door for mobile-ticketing and additional improvements.
You might know Cradlepoint from its routers that integrate a landline with LTE to provide wireless failover. But Tony Puopolo, VP of Cradlepoint’s North America channel sales, says the company’s attention is on competing in branch failover, mobile security and IoT, with the help of about 1,000 partners.
Russia is often suspected as a hotspot of hacking and state-sponsored hacking activity, and the FA has revealed its concern that sensitive information like injury, squad selection and tactics could be exposed. The steps taken by the FA to strengthen its cyber security ahead of the 2018 World Cup are equally simple and effective.
Twenty minutes on the tube with no WiFi is twenty minutes I could have spent preparing for my board meeting, or emailing my team with information they need to be productive. When we are disconnected, communication is suspended, and being productive is near impossible.
This year, not every business has been awarded an A* in cyber security. Be it an accidental data leak, an employee falling foul of phishing, or vulnerabilities that are yet to be patched, most companies have plenty of room for improvement. With a new school term about to begin, six experts have come together to give a one-off class in effective cyber security.
Businesses of all sizes across many industries are embracing cloud-based IT solutions in lieu of traditional on-premises server deployments, but wide-area network (WAN) implications brought about by this transition aren't immediately recognized. Here are five reasons SD-WAN and 4G LTE provide essential capabilities:
In the world of SD-WANs, vendors and service providers alike are looking for ways to differentiate. In the case of Cradlepoint, however, it turns out their differentiation has brought them into the world of SD-WANs. Cradlepoint Inc. has capitalized on the growing popularity of LTE wireless service as a failover for business continuity.
While pirates and sea-based accidents might not draw much attention from most enterprises, they're occupational hazards for DSC Dredge LLC, a dredging supply company headquartered in Reserve, LA. With operations in 40 states and more than 40 countries -- including ones where piracy remains a valid threat -- managing DSC Dredge's 3G cellular-based WAN infrastructure used to connect the dredging machines was a constant challenge, said Richard Groce, the company's IT director.
A new set of cloud-delivered and Software-defined Networking (SDN) technologies, including Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and Software-defined Perimeter (SD-Perimeter), are well suited to meet these next-generation WAN requirements. SD-WAN provides branch and mobile networks with secure, flexible and resilient connectivity utilizing a hybrid of wired and wireless Internet broadband links.
The cloud model is easy for enterprise IT managers to understand. Popularized by consumer services such as Amazon in retail, Expedia in travel, and Spotify in music, for example, the world has been conditioned to buy services on-demand, from the cloud. This trend moved to business IT services with popular enterprise IT services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Office365, Slack, and Salesforce.com.