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What’s New with SD-WAN?

April 29, 2019

SD-WAN is a software-defined approach to managing your wide-area network, or WAN. It’s frequently leveraged to load-balance other types of connections, including those from your Internet Service Provider (ISP). SD-WAN has grown into a very popular service–most service providers now offer it. Why? Because with SD-WAN, Information Technology (IT) has shown 3 main benefits: simplified […]

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What Is New with Citrix® Cloud Services?

March 25, 2019

Citrix is currently trying to migrate everyone to their cloud services. Why? Citrix Cloud services simplify the delivery and management of Citrix technologies. This helps you extend existing Citrix on-premise deployments into the cloud more efficiently and at less cost. Other benefits include creating and deploying secure digital workspaces in hours, not weeks, while placing […]

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Network Virtualization: Benefits For Your Business

February 4, 2019

What is Network Virtualization? Network virtualization (NV) is the process of consolidating the physical hardware of a network into a single, virtual network. This is typically done by using software containers on a single, physical, host machine to run multiple, virtual, guest machines. Network virtualization is the new gold standard for networking, adopted by businesses […]

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Tech Industry Tariffs

December 14, 2018

Why to Purchase in 2018 Tariff Impacts Tech Industry Tariffs on Chinese imported parts increased by 10% on September 24, 2018 and are already impacting prices for customers. There may be additional tariffs imposed of up to 25% on January 1st, 2019, resulting in further price increases in Cisco Q3 FY19. A 3 to 6 month […]

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Support for Windows 7 is ending.

November 30, 2018

Coming January 14, 2020 All good things must come to an end, even Windows 7.  After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. This will leave your workstations vulnerable to security threats, particularly malicious software.  While the 2020 deadline may seem like it is far […]

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Traditional Firewalls vs Next-Generation Firewalls – Reasons to Upgrade

March 27, 2017

Why do you need a next-generation firewall, when you already have a traditional firewall in place? The short answer: With new technology comes better security. Limited capabilities and best effort traffic identification Traditional firewalls can only deny or allow traffic based on IP addresses, port numbers and protocols. This method does not positively identify what […]

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