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Why Palo Alto Networks Acquired CloudGenix and Jumped Into SASE

On March 31, network security provider Palo Alto Networks (PAN) announced its intent to acquire software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) pioneer CloudGenix for about $420...

How Cato Networks Builds Secure SD-WANs with SASE

Enterprises are adopting SD-WAN (software-defined wide-area network) technology as a means to reduce costs, advance digital transformation, improve network resilience and move away from...

Open Systems Adds Analytics to Its SASE Platform

SASE (secure access service edge) vendor Open Systems on Jan. 28 announced it was acquiring Swiss-based Sqooba, an AI-based IT analytics and visibility vendor....

How SASE Improves Security Information, Event Management

Earlier this month, secure access service edge (SASE) vendor Cato announced a way for mid-size companies to deploy SIEM at a fraction of the...

Summarizing Major News Items from Cisco Live 2021 

Last week Cisco held its annual Cisco Live 2021 user conference, and this year’s edition was a bit different than previous years. The first...

Cisco Introduces New Way to Buy Network Infrastructure    

This week Cisco held its annual user conference, Cisco Live, in an all-digital format. Historically, Cisco Live events were regional as the company hosted...

Masergy Aligns Its Services for the Future of IT 

It’s been well-documented that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation plans.  Early in the pandemic, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella commented that his company...

One Year Later: Overcoming the Cybersecurity Challenges of a Remote Workforce

This month marks the one-year anniversary of a massive remote work experiment. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations implemented remote work...

How 2020 Forever Changed Security at the Edge

Monumental changes happened in 2020 that are setting the stage for a permanent impact on security at the edge. As more and more data...

Why Acquisitions, Partnerships are Key to Simplifying IT Deployment

The rise of the digital business has put an emphasis on a number of new technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), SASE (secure access service...

Cisco Systems Earnings Indicate Coming Economic Rebound

Earlier this month, Cisco Systems announced its Q2FY21 financial results, and the numbers were strong but not spectacular. While there are lots of publicly-traded...

How Pandemic Accelerated Convergence of Network, Security

Cyber security and networking have been on a collision course for more than a decade. These two disciplines have historically operated in silos in...

How Masergy Uses Partners to Provide Secure-Access Service Edge

From a societal perspective, the year 2020 will be known as the year of COVID-19. In networking, 2020 will be remembered as the year...

Three Key Announcements from Cisco Systems’ Partner Summit

The virtual events roll on; last week was the digital version of Cisco’s Partner Summit. Although the conference is geared toward Cisco's massive reseller...

Cisco Systems Brings Some Muscle to SD-WAN

Edge router market share leader Cisco Systems this week announced a new line of infrastructure to address the changing needs of the SD-WANs and...

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