Network Management

  • September 21, 2015 21 Sep'15

    Wires only & Managed WAN Services - SDN / Hybrid

    The WAN space is becoming interesting with technologies such as VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Service), SDN (Software Defined Networks) and Hybrid WAN solutions. Over the past decade, there hasn't been ...

  • August 05, 2015 05 Aug'15

    IT Strategy for WAN Procurement

    IT Strategy for WAN Procurement and your organisations specific business strategy The IT strategy element is perhaps one of the most powerful WAN procurement areas because, when used correctly, IT ...

  • May 13, 2015 13 May'15

    Selecting a top UK MPLS Provider

    I was recently interviewed by a new business startup forum about some of the key aspects of procuring WAN connectivity in the UK. The transcript from that interview has been sent to me for public ...

  • February 12, 2015 12 Feb'15

    What Samsung's Smart TV is really saying about you

    The recent publicity about Samsung's Smart TV listening in on private conversations has received a lot of public attention, but this latest privacy issue is nothing new to the technology community. ...

  • January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    Challenges of Global MPLS Network Procurement

    Companion resource: The Techtarget version of our free IT Managers step by step Global MPLS Network procurement Mindmap. Every risk, pitfall and opportunity outlined at a glance. In this article, I ...

  • January 29, 2015 29 Jan'15

    Can a piece of software really determine if you’re ready to quit your job?

    The evolution of predictive analytics technology continues to be something to keep an eye on in 2015. Although the technique is nothing new to the average consumer – we see it every time Netflix ...

  • November 18, 2014 18 Nov'14

    CDC for cybersecurity? One group thinks it might be time

    Do enterprises and other organizations need a CDC-like entity to help them in their fight against cyber attacks? The Society for Information Management (SIM) thinks they might. Madeline Weiss, ...

  • November 18, 2014 18 Nov'14

    A VPLS Network procurement walkthrough

    Organisations should never be forced into a features and benefits conversation with their prospective service providers. The majority of network designs produced by our BT Business partnership ...

  • October 29, 2014 29 Oct'14

    Taking the pulse of Wi-Fi-enabled healthcare devices in an IoT world

    Wi-Fi connectivity is a great luxury to have in public places to power your favorite app, but what if your life-saving medical device relied on the wireless LAN to work? Hospitals are using ...

  • October 06, 2014 06 Oct'14

    Thoughts on achieving good MPLS costs

    If your idea of obtaining good MPLS costs is to throw a spreadsheet of sites together and hope for the best, you might be disappointed. In this article I share some of my experience where projects ...

  • October 06, 2014 06 Oct'14

    BT IP Clear Playbook for UK IT Management

    US readers will no doubt tune out but wait. Although BT IP Clear is a UK based service, the technology refers (as a rule, there are exceptions) to unmanaged connectivity from BT. The US market is ...

  • October 05, 2014 05 Oct'14

    One of the best Global MPLS providers?

    It’s not really that hard to come up with a list of global MPLS providers from the usual suspects. There are a few lesser known providers worth considering. Note: Oddly enough, I live in rurally in ...

  • August 11, 2014 11 Aug'14

    Venture capital firm back in data center market: Why?

    By Chuck Moozakis Private equity investment firm M/C Partners has a long pedigree in telecommunications investing. The Boston-based firm, formerly known as Media Communications Partners, has ...

  • August 08, 2014 08 Aug'14

    Smaller vs larger MPLS service providers?

    I recently read a couple of good article UK MPLS & Global MPLS which got me to thinking about the differences between large and small service providers and how they serve the market ...

  • August 06, 2014 06 Aug'14

    Outsourced MPLS or in-house management?

    Over the years there has been on constant split between UK based organisations vs their US counterparts. The US appear to procure their MPLS capability as wires only, i.e. self managed vs the UK's ...