Tag: IoT

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Your Cybersecurity Safety Net: CenturyLink® Managed Security Services

To boost chances of success, high risk situations often require an effective safety net. This additional protection makes it possible to direct attention towards more strategic initiatives. And with industry experts predicting 1 million new malware threats daily and a … Read more…

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Top Reads on SDN and SD-WAN

A seismic shift is taking place across global IT networks. Applications are moving to the cloud and are getting more complex, more and more mobile and IoT devices are being connected to the network, as are branch offices, partners and … Read more…

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The CISO and Supply Chain Defense

Your supply chain may expose your organization to cybersecurity risks. This article looks at the nature of these risks and offers some suggestions to mitigate them. First, to talk about cybersecurity and supply chains, a definition of the supply chain … Read more…

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DDoS + IoT = Cybersecurity Danger

In this age of connected devices – where everything from cars to coffee pots are going digital – it’s become a matter-of-course to be concerned with security. Analysts estimate there will be more than 200 billion smart wireless devices before … Read more…

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Welcome To The IoT — Please Check Your Security At The Door

How often do you think about the electric motors in your life? Not much, I suspect, but you’re surrounded by thousands of them. They’re in your home, moving air and water around. They’re in your car, your office building, making … Read more…

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How to Get Real Results from your SD-WAN

The Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is catching on. According to Gartner, 30% of enterprises will have an SD-WAN by 2020. Drivers of SD-WAN interest include the growth of cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT) and a general increase … Read more…

Managed Services in the Age of Digital Transformation: Pivotal Cloud Foundry on CenturyLink Cloud

The business world has always relentlessly sought “sustainable competitive advantages”. Efficient supply chains, better manufacturing processes, and intellectual property have all had their moments. Today it’s “innovation” – innovation through custom software – that’s next wave of differentiation.  Why? Pivotal’s … Read more…

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Emerging IT Trends in 2016 and the Opportunity They Bring

We’re a good way into 2016 so it’s already possible to see what IT trends are hot. Amusingly, if you look at predictions from 50 years ago, we should all be wearing silver space suits and going to work on … Read more…