The Time for the Hybrid WAN IT has gone through a significant evolution over the past decade. Virtualization has changed the entire face of the data center, the network edge has become predominantly wireless and consumer devices reign supreme. However, one of the few areas of IT that has yet to evolve is the corporate wide area network (WAN). Managing the WAN is something network managers have always struggled with because WAN speeds are typically an order of magnitude, or more, slower than local area networks (LANs).
IT has gone through a significant evolution over the past decade. Virtualization has changed the entire face of the data center, the network edge has become predominantly wireless and consumer devices reign supreme. However, one of the few areas of IT that has yet to evolve is the corporate wide area network (WAN). Managing the WAN is something network managers have always struggled with because WAN speeds are typically an order of magnitude, or more, slower than local area networks (LANs).
Employees who can work securely anywhere help Cisco gain revenues, improve productivity, and deliver better customer service.
Employees are mobile because we support everyone with technology and policies that allow them to work flexibly in terms of time, place, and device. We deliver this capability through Cisco products for secure wireless LAN (WLAN) and home and remote access (Cisco Virtual Office and VPN), as well as softphones, Cisco® WebEx®, Cisco Spark™, and extension mobility features. Our bring your own device (BYOD) policies and program allow employees to use their personal mobile devices to access the Cisco network, after the device is registered and confirmed as compliant with our security requirements for making it a secure or trusted device.
The industrial Internet of Things (IoT) has made equipment more efficient while improving customer experiences. For the first time, it enables manufacturers to gather and analyze sensor-based data to enhance operations. One industry that is experiencing the benefits of IoT is commercial and industrial washing machine manufacturers.
OctaveTM, Sierra Wireless' new device-to-cloud solution, lets you securely extract, orchestrate, and act on data from your washing equipment at the edge, to the cloud.
The mobile workspace has created problems for IT, including policy enforcement, attack from untrusted wireless networks, and physical data theft. This white paper examines how cloud-based security solutions can protect distributed workers.
According to many market research analysts, the global wireless access point (WAP) market is anticipated to continue its upward trajectory and to grow at an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 8% through 2020. Many enterprises are utilizing cloudcomputing technology for cost-cutting purposes, eliminating investments required for storage hardware and other physical infrastructures. With significant growth expected in Internet usage, particularly bandwidth consuming video traffic, WAP vendors need to enable their customers to monitor and improve device performance, improve end user experience, and enhance security. These customers include general enterprises that offer Internet access to patrons like airports, hotels, retail / shopping centers and so on. These external Internet access providers can differentiate themselves by offering optimum service through advanced network analytics, traffic shaping, application control, security capabilities and more.
The supply chain for manufacturers and distributors is facing challenges around increased analytics, multichannel fulfillment, talent shortages, and the use of new technologies such as wireless, augmented reality, robotics and machine-to-machine (M2M). At the same time, there is continued focus on cost reduction and sustainability.
The Industrial Internet of Things is driving a huge transformation as it increases the interconnection between connected devices and analytics. The smart manufacturing enterprise can seize opportunities to maximize efficiency and safety through networking and intuitive collaboration with its users.
This eBook shares practical steps to follow for a smart material handling and logistics approach.
Thanks to new mobile technologies, work happens everywhere today. It might be responding to email on the morning train or uploading a customer contract during a cross-town cab ride. Your workers need this level of connectivity to compete. At the same time, you likely face unprecedented budgetary challenges.
Mobile devices are ubiquitous and end users keep tend to keep them close at hand. This represents both an opportunity and a challenge with regard to security and authentication. There is an opportunity to leverage mobile devices to provide out-of-band authentication methods for access to sensitive applications and data. There is also a growing challenge to provide user convenient authentication directly from mobile devices. This eBook will discuss these use cases and how they fit into your overall mobile authentication strategy
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
The new generation of mobile devices, applications, and cloud services significantly improve agency efficiencies. Tasks that were once relegated to timeconsuming deskwork, are now performed in the field, and with improved accuracy. Because of this, more and more public safety agencies are adopting these new technologies.
One purpose of the FBI’s CJIS Security Policy is to enable agencies to fully leverage mobile devices, but without sacrificing security. Mobile devices introduce a variety of new threat vectors and risks. Careful consideration of these risks is important to maintaining information security. Threats to mobile devices stem mainly from their size, portability, and available wireless interfaces. Examples of mobile device threats include:
• Loss or theft of device
• Unauthorized access to device
• Mobile operating system vulnerabilities
• Communication over untrusted networks
• Malware or malicious Apps
• Jailbreak or rooting activity
• Data loss through user behaviors
In addition to e-books, on-demand video and GPS devices, one of the future technological innovations envisioned by AT&T in its famous early 1990s series of “You Will” commercials was an Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system that enabled drivers to wirelessly pay their tolls as they drove through a toll booth. While that prediction was perhaps not as bold as the others (Europe began developing similar ETC systems in the 1980s), today we take for granted E-ZPass in the U.S. and similar systems where drivers can enter toll roads, HOV lanes, bridges and tunnels without having to stop at a tollbooth to pay.
Typically, these systems require a driver to put an OBU (On Board Unit, which can be called transponder or “edge” IoT device) in their vehicle and, when their vehicle passes through a toll booth, the toll booth wirelessly connects to the edge to automatically deduct the toll from their bank account.
With more Internet-connected mobile devices than people in the world in 2013, IT must provide seamless connectivity to every class of user — employees, contractors, guests and even customers — appropriate to their role and type of device. Mobility in the workplace isn’t just for user benefit and productivity. The migration to mobility begets several IT benefits.
Le lieu de travail nouvelle génération repose sur la mobilité. À l’heure où le nombre d’appareils mobiles connectés à Internet dépasse la population mondiale, il est essentiel que les services informatiques soient en mesure d’offrir à chaque catégorie d’utilisateurs (employés, entrepreneurs, invités et clients) une connectivité fluide et adaptée à leurs besoins et types d’équipement. Outre les atouts évidents pour les utilisateurs et l’effet bénéfique sur la productivité, la migration vers la mobilité est source de nombreux avantages pour les services informatiques. Téléchargez ce livre blanc pour les découvrir…
Der Next-Generation Workplace steht für Mobilität. Im Jahr 2013 gab es mehr mit dem Internet verbundene Mobilgeräte als Menschen weltweit. Aufgabe der IT ist es, die dafür notwendigen Verbindungen und Netzwerke zu schaffen und dafür zu sorgen, dass diese an die Anforderungen der unterschiedlichen Benutzergruppen, an ihre Aufgaben sowie die eingesetzten mobilen Geräte angepasst sind – sei es für Angestellte, Unternehmer, Gäste oder Kunden. Mobiles Arbeiten steigert die Produktivität und bietet zahlreiche Vorteile für den Anwender – aber auch IT-Verantwortliche können profitieren. Laden Sie unser Whitepaper herunter und überzeugen Sie sich von den Vorteilen...
El lugar de trabajo de la próxima generación se centra totalmente en la movilidad. En este año 2013 hay más dispositivos móviles con conexión a Internet que personas en el planeta, de modo que la tecnología informática debe proporcionar una conectividad sin restricciones a cada tipo de usuario —trabajadores, contratistas, invitados e incluso clientes— apropiada para la función de cada uno y el tipo de dispositivo que utiliza. Se pone de manifiesto que la movilidad en el lugar de trabajo no es sólo para el beneficio propio del usuario y de la productividad. La migración hacia la movilidad genera varias ventajas en TI. Descárguese este documento técnico para descubrir las ventajas....
Il luogo di lavoro di nuova generazione sarà tutto concentrato sulla mobilità. Già nel 2013 nel mondo ci sono più dispositivi mobili che persone, e l'IT deve fornire una connettività senza interruzioni ad ogni tipo di utente — dipendenti, appaltatori, ospiti e persino clienti — che si adatti al loro ruolo e al tipo di dispositivo che utilizzano. E così, la mobilità sul posto di lavoro non giova solo agli utenti e alla produttività. La migrazione verso la mobilità genera numerosi vantaggi informatici. Scaricate questo libro bianco per scoprirli tutti…
The old world of collaboration—desktops, wired network connections, virtual private networks, and clunky software—has given way to a new world of collaboration. Today’s generation of mobile devices, wireless technologies, and cloud capabilities has had an inexorable and fundamental impact on how people work together and share information. Collaboration is now device- and network-agnostic. It’s not just about being able to work anywhere and anytime, it’s about being able to connect to any document at any time. Read this CIO white paper to learn how to bridge the gap in the modern world.
CDW’s Mobile Expense Management solution enables organizations to view, integrate and manage mobile communications costs across the entire organization in order to make more informed strategic decisions.
A team approach and careful consideration of operational and security issues will pave the way for effective guidance. The drivers are many, but big draws include the potential for greater productivity — giving people anywhere, anytime access to information via devices they’re comfortable with.
802.11ac is well on its way to becoming the standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. The gigabit speed, improved capacity and reliability that 802.11ac brings to wireless LANs (WLANs) are amplified as mobile users, devices and application usage continue to grow rapidly. Whether you are an early adopter who has already started planning, or like several organizations, unsure of your next step, download this five step guide to help you prepare and plan for a successful migration to an 802.11ac WLAN.
Microsoft Lync is not only changing the cost structure of enterprise telephony, but is also ushering in a new user experience in which every communication is transformed into a more collaborative, engaging interaction. But it’s impossible to achieve the promises of Lync if you haven’t fully considered the underlying infrastructure. And with laptops, smartphones and tablets on track to outnumber desktops, that means wireless infrastructure. Fortunately, with a little upfront planning, you can dramatically increase the quality and reliability of multimedia over enterprise Wi-Fi. Here are 10 tips for ensuring that Lync runs well on mobile devices in your network…