As more and more corporate data traffic comes from roaming users, off-network devices and cloud apps bypassing network perimeters, the risk of malware, ransomware, and other attacks rises significantly. read more
Digital, automated IIoT solutions are quickly transforming manufacturing across industries. Seamless connectivity and tight integration between enterprise and plant floor production, industrial wireless, security, unified communications, real-time data collection and analysis, and more is placing increased demand on legacy industrial networks. read more
Digital innovations are enabling healthcare organizations across the globe to improve patient care, reduce costs, and boost competitiveness. Everyday technologies—cell phones, smartphone sensors, cloud storage, and more—are contributing to this growth as patients and doctors require quick, constant access to real-time data. read more
Organizations are under attack, and security breaches are constantly making headlines. Today’s global community of hackers is creating advanced malware and launching it into organizations through a variety of attack routes, therefore taking advantage of flaws in traditional Anti-virus (AV) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) tools. Did you know the industry average for time to detection is 100 days for organizations using traditional AV and IPS tools? This provides cybercriminals and hackers with an enormous advantage.
Today, K-12 classrooms continue to transform into blended learning environments utilizing the latest technology. Schools of all sizes are improving student learning with unified communications, reliable wired connections, always-on wireless coverage, and more. Collaborative, intuitive, and accessible IT solutions are meeting both teachers’ and students’ on-demand digital needs.
July 2018 marked the worst month of data breaches for the healthcare industry, impacting more than two million patients and health plan members. In the first half of 2018, breaches exposed the protected health information of more than 6 million individuals, exceeding the number of exposures in all of 2017 by nearly 1 million. While data security is not a new issue to the healthcare industry, the rise of breaches year-to-year marks a significant problem—and one that is only predicted to grow.
Today’s constantly evolving digital marketplace requires that organizations across industries regularly evaluate their technology infrastructures. Upgrading unified communications (UC) tools to support increased mobility, cross-functional collaboration and an innovative customer experience is a necessary part of business planning. Outdated systems can limit an organization’s agility and ability to offer best-in-class solutions and services.
When companies big or small are deciding on whether to purchase new or upgrade existing IT infrastructure, technology and cost are the main factors each considers. Our partners at Cisco interviewed existing Meraki customers across various industries to quantify how much time and money they’re saving since deploying Meraki.
Relying on policing employees to prevent ransomware and other cybercrime attacks appears to be a never-ending crisis for businesses today. Today, employees are ignoring basic protocols, like password protection tools and using work computers and mobile phones for personal use.
Security used to be focused on keeping everything contained within a physical structure to protect an organization’s network perimeter – critical infrastructure, servers, applications, data and people. Today, 49% of the workforce has gone mobile and nearly 70% are conducting business via SaaS applications. Organizations are struggling to protect their network in this new working standard. According to our partners at Cisco, most organizations rely heavily on virtual private network (VPN) usage, but 82 percent of mobile workers admit that they don’t always use the organizations VPN.