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Virtual, Multi-Cloud Networks Require New Approaches to Security

Cyberattacks are becoming more pervasive and destructive by the day, and network operators consistently report that responding to security challenges is a top concern. The accelerating pace of business, coupled with budgetary limitations, can make this challenge even greater. Stealthy new dangers have also emerged, such as advanced persistent threats (APTs) that are designed to […]

Software-First Networking Promotes Agility, Security

Network control now transcends hardware, because it has to. The traditional need to manually reconfigure network hardware each time a new service or business model is added or scaled up is no longer viable. Software-defined networks respond dynamically to changing needs in real time, so that workloads can be spun up, scaled, and shut down […]

Optimizing the Intersection Between Virtual and Physical Networks

At one time, network upgrades were defined by the purchase of new equipment, in search of higher port speeds and new features to accelerate throughput. Today, that set of requirements has been replaced by the drive for greater agility and security as enterprises embrace challenges such as the new multi-cloud reality and the need to […]

Welch’s CIO Boosts Bottom-Line with Rimini Street Support for Oracle Products

Working with Welch’s, the Massachusetts–based maker of grape juice and jelly, Rimini Street helped squeeze more value out of an Oracle EBS enterprise resource planning system. Finding a more cost-effective alternative source of enterprise software support was important to Welch’s CIO Dave Jackson. “The Oracle maintenance contract had grown to be the biggest single item […]