Originally in Convenience Store News, 10-14-2014, Written by Kent Woodruff
2014 started with a bang as the ramifications and breadth of Target Corp.'s security breach came to light. Word of many more breaches followed, including the latest: Kmart. Each breach is different. The Target breach revealed the challenges of maintaining a secure monolithic network within the changing retail environment, and the value of a sound wireless strategy at the point of configuration to create individual networks.
Parallel networks are redefining how organizations deploy and manage their networks, secure their data and capitalize on the benefits associated with 4G LTE at the distributed enterprise level. Today’s convenience stores are at the forefront of parallel networking.