WannaCry spread to over 100 countries, causing a whopping $8 billion worth of damage. And while that might sound like a lot, it pales in comparison to the $53 billion that one report estimated that a global cyberattack could cost. Cybersecurity has gone from a niche industry to a matter of national security.
Some enterprise applications have sensitive data that requires compliance with security regulations, such as Sarbanes-Oxley for financial data and HIPAA for healthcare data. This data requires masking when moving the data away from the current infrastructure and into the cloud. In addition, these enterprise applications often run as production copies within a customer environment while the reporting, development, and test applications are hosted and run in the cloud environment, thereby requiring the cloud copies to be refreshed from the current production copy.
The staff that does not communicate over the corporate internet connection, but instead communicate over cellular networks, the use of shadow-it again be completely blacked out. Then it only remains for the IT department to talk to people and inform about the company’s policy in this area.
People, things, machines and processes are becoming increasingly networked, creating a permanent channel between the real world and the virtual dimension, and revolutionizing the way we interact with all not only in the private sphere but also in the work context and business.
Getting connected to a Wide Area Network is easy but managing a large network without a single pane of glass get’s difficult and unpredictable. Businesses with vast multiple branch-offices and outlets often face difficulties with WAN configurations and optimisation. Packet loss, higher latency, and network congestion are commonly known issues in a typical Wide Area Network setup. However, the Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) intends to eliminate all these existing issues and help enhance the business network connectivity.
Digitization has redefined many industries. And as the digital revolution progresses there will be an even greater need to create new, address information, to exploit the digital opportunity offered by Big Data.
Every workplace handles important information, including critical customers’ data and trade secrets. It is a must to avoid bad actors who try to access these confidential files. Indeed, network security is one of the biggest concerns of every company. Organizations seek for a platform that will provide threat protection to help them protect their business from the latest threats. Cisco Firepower is the answer to your threats.
If you are looking for quick deployment with full-stack visibility you may be interested in a webinar about cloud networking from Cisco Meraki. Quite a few of my other customers rely on Meraki solutions with easy centralized cloud management of their entire wired and wireless networks.
Google has just formatted a service plan for such demands. Google launched a Preemptible Virtual Machine, a new cloud service that allows using of computing resources at low costs. The offer is suitable for workloads with low priority and can, therefore, be interrupted.