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As Technology Evolves, So Do Threats

As Technology Evolves, So Do Threats

Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, with mobile, cloud, analytics and other big initiatives driving significant shifts in the IT world. Rest assured that cybercriminals are doing their best to keep pace.

Security experts predict that malicious threat actors will differentiate their tactics in the coming months in order to capitalize on the changing technology landscape.

Security Skills Gap

Security Skills Gap

Studies reveal dearth of cybersecurity talent is creating measurable damage.

Security incidents are increasing in sophistication and frequency, yet industry studies find that an alarming shortage of cybersecurity talent is resulting in direct and measurable damage to companies worldwide.

WLAN Evolution

WLAN Evolution

Network design focus shifts from coverage to capacity.

Anthropologists say there was no appreciable improvement in the design of stone hand axes for some 60,000 generations — a period sometimes referred to as “the million years of boredom.” However, the emergence of metallurgy enabled new methods of toolmaking, sparked the transition from the Stone Age to the Metal Age, and inspired profound social evolution.

UCaaS Drives Change

UCaaS Drives Change

Cloud-based communications platforms enable new business models.

Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) is poised for accelerated growth in 2017, analysts say, as organizations look to cloud-based platforms not only to improve communications but to drive a fundamental shift in organizational structure.

Focused Expertise

Focused Expertise

Kids Central relies on Verteks for IT monitoring, management and support, and access to a full team of technology experts.

Smaller organizations rely on technology as much as their larger counterparts but typically don’t have in-house expertise across the full spectrum of IT disciplines.

Maximizing the Value and Minimizing the Risks of a Network Upgrade

Maximizing the Value and Minimizing the Risks of a Network Upgrade

In our last post, we explained why a network upgrade is the inevitable consequence of digital transformation. Cloud computing, mobility and analytics solutions are increasing the strain on already overburdened networks. Legacy network architectures simply aren’t capable of handling today’s bandwidth demands, creating bottlenecks that negatively impact application performance and the user experience.

Why ‘Digital Transformation’ Is Making Network Upgrades Inevitable

Why ‘Digital Transformation’ Is Making Network Upgrades Inevitable

Given the rapid pace of change in the IT industry, it’s difficult to predict which technology trends will take hold in 2017. Industry analysts have their sights set on things like augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and ever-increasing numbers of smart devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT).

Only time will tell whether any of those visions become reality.

Getting the Most from 802.11ac: Factors to Consider

Getting the Most from 802.11ac: Factors to Consider

In our last post, we took an in-depth look at the evolution of Wi-Fi protocols and the performance and capacity benefits of the latest 802.11ac standard. Introduced in two “waves,” 802.11ac products are capable of meeting the demands of growing numbers of mobile devices and Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives.

Deep Dive: How 802.11ac Boosts Wi-Fi Performance

Deep Dive: How 802.11ac Boosts Wi-Fi Performance

The wireless network has evolved from a seldom-used, “nice-to-have” technology to an essential part of the IT environment. By giving employees access to applications and data via their mobile devices, the wireless LAN can help enhance efficiency, collaboration and customer service.