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Using digital tools to build the new enterprise

Digital transformation is a complex, multi-faceted endeavor designed to convert the enterprise business model from the rigid, product-oriented functions of the past to a dynamic, flexible, service-based operational model of the future.

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Choosing a strategic SD-WAN partner to help reach business goals

As Matt Douglass, Senior Director of Solution Engineering at CBTS, explains, to take advantage of all the benefits SD-WAN offers, the first step is to identify the right partner to help your team achieve goals faster and more efficiently. It all starts with knowing how best to evaluate SD-WAN managed services providers. Finding the right […]

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Improve network performance with UCaaS and SD-WAN

[See note below] Scalability UCaaS scales up or down, making it a perfect solution for large enterprise-sized businesses that operate numerous locations or need to scale for seasonality. Manageability UCaaS moves network control to the cloud, making it easier to configure upgrades and manage the network from a single dashboard. Cost reduction UCaaS can be […]

Five questions to ask when choosing an SD-WAN partner

To deploy an SD-WAN solution successfully, IT leaders in your organization must gain an understanding of the nuances between different SD-WAN vendor platforms, capabilities, and functionality. Typically, a third-party SD-WAN provider will assess your network to help you determine the best fit. The expertise of potential SD-WAN provider partners will vary tremendously and choosing from […]

Six security trends to watch for in 2020

Two items for home users and consumers: We will see more discovered vulnerabilities in, and attacks against, so-called “smart home” products, such as smart speakers, security systems, and cameras. Any time we see widespread deployment of technology that is, relatively speaking, in the early stages of maturity, we expect that attackers will pay attention and […]

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Six Common Goals of Cloud Based Networks

An experienced partner like OnX Canada can be a game-changer and architect a solution based on your organization’s precise needs, and then help you navigate the migration path to the cloud. Current cloud networking technologies–whether software-defined networks (SDNs), software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs), network function virtualization (NFV), or virtual network functions (VNF)–have one thing in common: […]

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Now, more than ever, network infrastructures need Network Access Control

A recent example was provided by an attacker penetrating an IoT-based HVAC system that ultimately provided the attacker a nearly unrestricted path all the way to the victim corporation’s Point of Sale systems. A recent example was provided by an attacker penetrating an IoT-based HVAC system that ultimately provided the attacker a nearly unrestricted path […]

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How to build a cyber risk program

According to IDC (Source – Worldwide CISO Influence Survey 2018), business leaders and CISOs view information security as vital to competitiveness of products and services while protecting the interests of their customers. Areas an Enterprise Cyber Risk Program should cover When an organization promises to deliver the value of digital business to customers, it’s often […]

The evolution of modern computing: serverless solutions versus containers

What is serverless computing? Serverless computing allows developers to create and run applications without thinking about server limitations such as provisioning, scaling, and managing. Functions are executed in a cloud environment and billed by the amount of time the process is running rather than by how long the server is up. A function is often […]

Why short-term IT staffing is essential to digital transformation

The need to bring in contract work is nothing new, of course. Industries as diverse as manufacturing and retail often use temporary help to get through periods of peak activity. In today’s world, however, the need for short-term workers is becoming less predictable and subject to a wider set of underlying forces than simple work […]

OnX Canada to host CIO SD-WAN Summit in Toronto

Join OnX Canada and IT World Canada on September 24 at STK Steakhouse in Toronto for the CIO Summit, an executive-level discussion on the future of networking strategies that combine and integrate SD-WAN, Network as a Service (NaaS), and Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) technologies to support the constantly evolving demands of today’s enterprise. […]