Topic: Next-Generation Networking

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Thinking a Century Ahead in Digital Network Transformation

In the beginning, telephones were dumb and the switching network was smart. Future thinking network planning was already in the works with signaling system 7 (SS7) network technology. SS7 enables your cell phone text messaging and allows you to take … Read more…

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Is Your Aging Network Slowing Your Business Down?

Is your WAN slipping out of your control and slowing down your business? It’s a serious question and many network professionals know what I’m talking about. It’s time for the network to keep up with the rest of IT.

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Is Your Stadium Smart Enough for Game Day?

On game day, the sweat should be pouring down the faces of the athletes on the field, not from the worried brows of the hospitality industry’s multi-tasking technical teams. Yet today’s fans are demanding ever more unique and immersive end-to-end … Read more…

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Solve Your Top WAN Challenges

Digital transformation is putting intense pressure on networks and infastructure to be more flexible, agile and responsive. Most legacy infrastructures weren’t built for the agility that modern businesses require. Branch offices are at the front lines of customer interaction, and … Read more…

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SD-WAN and Next Generation Networking for Modern Retail Bank Branches

Retail banks are facing a strategic mandate to improve customer engagement and reduce operating costs. This has led to a rethinking of the traditional bank branch and the role it plays. There is a drive to digitize the banking services … Read more…

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3 Tips for Evaluating Your SD-WAN Strategy

Hybrid WANs make deploying and supporting bandwidth-intensive applications easier. However, they also bring added complexity as different transport methods and vendors are introduced into your network architecture. Internet connections specifically require additional infrastructure, policies, management and oversight. This is where … Read more…

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Want an Omnichannel Shopping Experience? Don’t Forget Your Network

Omnichannel retail involves delivering a seamless shopping experience across web, mobile, instore, mail order and phone channels. Working with many retailers in our business, we felt the subject was relevant and timely. Indeed, as online competition heats up and a … Read more…

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Is 2017 The Year of Telemedicine?

By definition, telemedicine is the practice of delivering medical care remotely using communications technology. Although it sounds like a modern advent, the foundation of this practice has been around since the invention of the telephone when doctors used to call their patients … Read more…