AmerCareRoyal, which provides disposable products for the food service and hospitality industries, is the product of six mergers and acquisitions over the past several years, and its former network security setup couldn’t keep up. Jeff DeSandre, who joined the company as CIO in 2019, wanted an SD-WANplatform that came with
Secure access service edge (SASE) is a network architecture that rolls SD-WAN and security into a single, centrally-managed cloud service that promises simplified WAN deployment, improved security, and better performance. According to Gartner, SASE’s benefits are transformational because it can speed deployment time for new users, locations, applications, and devices,
The enterprise network is undergoing a fundamental transition from manual to automated, from hardware to software-defined, from tightly controlled to sprawling across SaaS, multi-cloud, remote work and IoT environments. Network professionals are expected to not only extend existing functionality across all of those environments, they must elevate the capabilities of the network
Secure access service edge, or SASE, combines networking and security into a cloud-based service, and it’s growing fast. According to Gartner projections, enterprise spending on SASE will hit almost $7 billion this year, up from under $5 billion in 2021. Gartner also predicts that more than 50% of organizations will
SASE adoption has been skyrocketing since the start of the pandemic. Secure access service edge, a term Gartner coined in 2019, combines security and networking in a single, scalable, cloud-based platform that fits well in a world in which employees work from home and mostly access cloud-based apps and services.
Top ten outages of 2021 Network World/By Maria Korolov and Alex Korolov The biggest outages of 2021 had one thing in common: they affected major infrastructure or services providers and, as a result, affected large numbers of enterprises and end users. The lesson? Companies need to be careful about putting