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Transforming Networking to Accelerate Connected Industries

Legacy networking is focused on connecting the user, but the future of networking is in connecting industries. It has been forecasted by Gartner that there will be over 20 billion connected devices globally by 2020. As we move into the era of connected devices, networking needs to be agile, flexible and hyper-scalable to support transformation across industry verticals. By Mark Daley, Director, Digital Strategy and Business Development, Epsilon.

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5G and the evolution of mobile networks

Fifth generation networks, just like the preceding 4G LTE and WiMAX networks, are expected to greatly increase available bandwidth, with improved end-to-end performance providing a better end-user experience. In the most basic of terms, 4G LTE was the long-term evolution of Radio Access Networks (RAN); 5G is the next iteration. By Adrian Taylor, Regional VP of Sales at A10 Networks.

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How cloud and mobility are disrupting 30 years of network and security history

The internet is disrupting industries and business models, fundamentally changing the way we live and work in the process. The cloud has also ignited a wave of disruption, which when considered in conjunction with the proliferation of mobile devices, has rendered traditional network and security best practices obsolete. By Yogi Chandiramani Technical Director for Zscaler EMEA.

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Turn the tap on: steps to a secure network

Digital transformation and cloud computing have changed the business technology landscape, bringing an enhanced focus on network security and infrastructure. A network tap can be a key implementation to optimise uptime and protect against breaches. Tony Robinson RCDD CDCDP™ CNIDP®, Global Marketing Manager, Corning Optical Communications, explains how.

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Protection at the hardware level – how to ensure the success of mission-critical outdoor wireless projects

The benefits of smart infrastructure are huge. By 2025, cities that deploy smart mobility applications have the potential to cut commuting times by 15 to 20 percent on average, according to McKinsey research. Yet without high network availability and reliability, these benefits are unattainable. This applies to every network component – even the enclosures which house key IoT hardware. Andy Bird, Director at GTT Wireless, reveals the role ruggedised enclosures play in outdoor wireless projects, and the key capabilities needed to achieve full protection of mission-critical hardware in challenging conditions.

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Embrace the new world with SD-WAN

Imagine that we live in a world with a single capital city. It’s surrounded by multiple remote cities, and the only way to travel between these cities is using six-lane motorways that connect them all together. By Chalan Aras, VP & GM NetScaler SD-WAN, Citrix and Tertius Bouwer, Channel SE - Citrix Networking.

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How Innovative SD-WAN Last Mile Management Can Keep Both Your WAN and Critical Cloud Apps Performing at Their Peak

Enterprise WANs have undergone a major shift over the last five to ten years. By Patrick Vernon, technology writer.

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Using SDN to supercharge IT on the road to transformation

Digital transformation is something almost every business is going through. The term has become synonymous for the constant innovation that has become a necessity to remain competitive and profitable. But all this change comes at a cost. Businesses must be prepared to manage a vast array of IT projects and experiments – without even knowing if they will be successful in driving business growth. By Oliver Cantor, Associate Director of Product Strategy, Verizon.

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What is an SD-WAN and why would you need one?

As organisations seek a better, more cost-effective way to connect their geographically dispersed offices, SD-WAN is emerging as a popular solution. Andy Gottlieb of Talari Networks explains what an SD-WAN is and how to make the most of it.

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5G for Data Professionals

If you work in data, there’s a high chance that soon you will be working with data powered by 5G. By Ajay Singh, Head of Operational Efficiency & Mobility Analytics Offering at Nokia.

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Connecting to the future – how SD-WAN can transform enterprise networks in the UK

How we embrace change determines our success. It is an inescapable aspect of the technology industry. By Nick Johnson, CEO, Evolving Networks.

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Cloud adoption, 5G and the role of the managed service provider – how 2019 will shape up

It’s business as usual with 2019 gaining momentum, and thoughts are turning to the months ahead. In particular, the role of the managed service provider (MSP) is under the spotlight – and is set to evolve amid forthcoming changes in the market and overall IT landscape. There are three key areas for the year ahead within the technology sector – including the acceleration of businesses moving to the cloud, the introduction and widespread adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics, and the need for MSPs to specialise – or risk becoming obsolete. By Chris Wilson, head of managed services, Timico.

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Connectivity crunch: how SMEs beat digital transformation with a simple solution

Small businesses sit at the heart of the European economy. However, while they might account for 99% of all enterprises and employ a large portion of Europe’s workforce, in the battleground of digital transformation, SMEs risk missing out. Many are struggling to overcome connectivity challenges that are the enabler of digital transformation. Connectivity which could make employees productive, customers happy, and can bring a vast range of profit-boosting benefits and opportunities. By Steve Johnson, Regional Director of Northern Europe, Ruckus Networks.

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Ensuring a return on Investment when you upgrade to 5G

We have come a long way since the first cell phones, which could barely keep a call connected, let alone send a text message. Today, 4G is seen as a blessing for many, but as we progress forward we now find ourselves on the cusp of the 5G roll-out which has been promised for years by network providers across the world. The jump to 5G will make accessing data a more efficient and faster experience, or so that is the promise. However, for vendors like Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon to achieve these results some overhauls must be made to their network. By Alastair Hartrup, CEO of Network Critical.

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Fixed Mobile Convergence and Unified Communications – the essential facts

Fixed mobile convergence (FMC) and unified communications (UC) have been talked about for years, but it is only recently with the advent of cloud-based technology options that the market for these has truly become viable, both for end users and service providers. Various surveys, reports and research studies exist providing evidence of market growth. According to industry analyst and research firm The Cavell Group, the total number of European cloud comms users will grow from 10 million users in 2018 to 29 million by 2023, representing over 21 per cent of the European market. In the UK, cloud communications is forecast to account for 33.41 per cent of employees by 2023. By Bertrand Pourcelot, MD - Centile Telecom Applications.

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Interview with Emely Patra, Regional VP and Head of EMEA Customer Success Strategy and Architecture, at MuleSoft. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Interview with Dr Kiri Addison, Threat Detection and Efficacy Product Manager, Mimecast. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Marc Garner, VP of Schneider Electric's Secure Power Division and Major Pursuits team in the UK and Ireland, covers Electricity 4.0, eConversion technology and the Schneider Electric Research Institute’s work, as part of a wide-ranging data centre sustainability discussion. Marc believes that a new way of thinking, and radical solutions, are the only way to meet Net Zero ambitions.
Interview with Samantha Humphries, Head of Security Strategy EMEA, Exabeam. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.

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