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Why 25 Gigabit Ethernet?

Why 25 Gigabit Ethernet?

Why 25 Gigabit Ethernet? Cloud computing is the new normal. A majority of U.S. businesses are impacted by the rapid adoption of cloud computing. Underlying the enormous growth in cloud computing is the burgeoning infrastructure required to deliver the applications that we require. A very key element is the computing and networking component. The speed ... Read More
 
Cyber Attack?…It’s Probably An Inside Job!

Cyber Attack?…It’s Probably An Inside Job!

Cyber Attack?…It’s Probably An Inside Job! Is it possible that the biggest threat to a businesses data isn’t from outside forces but from the woman or man working inside the walls of your company? According to a September 2016 article in the Harvard Business Review (HBR), 60% of cyber attacks involved employees of the businesses ... Read More
 
Exciting News For Telecommunication Central Offices

Exciting News For Telecommunication Central Offices

Exciting news and telecommunication central offices seem like incompatible phrases. How could anything involving a Telco central office be labeled exciting? I thought the same thing until an article in Network World, Telco central offices could be in for open source makeover, caught my eye. The article describes the convening of the first CORDSummit on ... Read More
 
How Businesses Are Learning to Love Artificial Intelligence – AI

How Businesses Are Learning to Love Artificial Intelligence – AI

The Internet of Things (IOT) is accelerating the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) in all aspects of our lives. The amount of recorded data that defines the daily habits of most people in the US is staggering now. As the use of IOT enabled items moves beyond the introductory stages, businesses can expect the quantity ... Read More
 
DRaaS Vendors Should Receive Calls from US Airlines Very Soon

DRaaS Vendors Should Receive Calls from US Airlines Very Soon

With two major airlines, Delta and Southwest, experiencing catastrophic system outages in the past 30-days, you wonder why they have not explored partnering with disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) vendors? TechTarget defines DRaaS as, the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third-party to provide failover in the event of a ... Read More
 
Cyber Criminals Accelerate Attacks on Small-Medium Businesses

Cyber Criminals Accelerate Attacks on Small-Medium Businesses

Cyber attacks on small-medium businesses (SMB) are increasing at an alarming rate. Data from Symantec’s 2016 Internet Data Security Threat Report showed that attacks on SMBs accounted for 43% of the cyber attacks in 2015. The figure was up 9% in just one year and stands in stark contrast to 2011 where the SMB segment ... Read More
 
21st Century Coding: How Are Leaders Responding?

21st Century Coding: How Are Leaders Responding?

In March 2016, we explored the gender and ethnic disparity in computer science majors. We highlighted two enterprising leaders at Stanford and Harvard that were taking bold steps to make meaningful change at their respective universities. This article will expand upon the theme of leaders at universities actively working to close the gender gap in ... Read More
 
We Got Trouble Right Here in River City, With a capital T, That Rhymes with P, which Stands for Power

We Got Trouble Right Here in River City, With a capital T, That Rhymes with P, which Stands for Power

(Recognize the title? That’s from The Music Man) Is a form of neo – feudalism alive and thriving on the Internet? According to multiple sources, the answer to the question may be yes. Following are just a few of the sources: 1. The Battle For Power On The Internet, The Atlantic, Bruce Schneier, Oct 24, ... Read More