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OnX Digital Transformation Enterprise

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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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. […]

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The rise of serverless computing and what it can mean for your business

The rise of serverless computing Serverless computing is a cloud-based execution model in which functions are typically executed off-premises in the cloud. Despite its name, serverless computing does not eliminate the need for a server. Rather, serverless computing outsources the software code to the cloud provider’s infrastructure, where the application is automatically run at scale […]

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Why government agencies should move DevTest to the cloud

Like virtually every other data-driven enterprise today, Canadian government agencies face the perennial challenge of doing more with less to serve their constituents. And like the rest of the world, this is inevitably leading agencies to review how they are consuming IT and supporting applications, and if they are better off with a public cloud alternative for some workloads. Leading the list is DevTest operations that can take advantage of the cloud’s speed, agility, and cost-savings without leading to worries about data theft and security.

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SD-WAN delivers better cloud app performance

Moving from MPLS to SD-WAN: It’s all about the apps The tremendous rise in cloud application usage has significantly impacted the performance of traditional networks like MPLS (multiprotocol label switching). For many years, MPLS networks have proven reliable for branch offices, but they require costly onsite configuration and management. Since the adoption of cloud-based apps […]

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How to make your IT workforce as dynamic as your infrastructure

Even as the enterprise struggles to keep up with rapidly changing technology, challenges are also mounting in another key area: finding the right people to manage increasingly dynamic and automated workflows. So how do you build an IT workforce that is as agile as your enterprise infrastructure?