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Network Evolution - April 2012 Vol. 3, No. 2

In this edition of Network Evolution E-zine, we explore how VDI is solving many bring-your-own-device (BYOD) challenges, and provide examples of how this strategy has seen success within industries including retail, healthcare and finance. Also inside: So-called "next-generation" firewalls are one of the past few year's most hyped technologies, but now they are also dominating the market, according to Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant. Do they live up to the hype? Finally, get the inside scoop on mobile device security, and how to build the best policy so it doesn't compromise your users and increase network risks.   Access >>>

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    • Is virtual desktop infrastructure the answer? by Nathan Eddy

      IT organizations are finding that virtual desktop infrastructure is ready-made to take on the biggest BYOD challenge—providing secure, remote access to corporate assets.

    • Networking for BYOD: No single solution by Rivka Gewirtz Little

      An architecture firm IT manager finds himself mitigating the risks of BYOD after he realizes there is no easy answer to managing and securing personal devices on the network.

    • NAC technology evolves in a BYOD policy world by Amy Larsen DeCarlo

      Just when we thought NAC had fizzled, the technology may make a comeback as IT managers seek news ways of controlling personal mobile device access to corporate networks.

    • Mobile device security best practices for BYOD by Lisa Sampson, Feature Writer

      BYOD policies require a new set of mobile device security best practices. Instead of thinking, “Block access,” network managers must now think, “Enable access safely."

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