Managed Services

The VPN is dying, long live zero trust

VPNs are part of a security strategy based on the notion of a network perimeter; trusted employees are on the inside and untrusted employees are on the outside. But that model no longer works in a modern business environment where mobile users access the network from a variety of locations and corporate assets reside in multi-cloud environments.

Cisco forges tighter SD-WAN links to Microsoft Azure cloud, Office 365

A broadened Cisco-Microsoft partnership promises extending Cisco SD-WAN to the Azure cloud and optimizing and securing connectivity to Office 365.

Yes, you can reap cost benefits from the cloud

How four companies improved storage, backup, telephony, security, scalability, IT efficiency, and the bottom line by moving to the cloud

Three-way merger creates major new cloud solutions provider

New company formed by the merger of AHEAD, Data Blue, and Sovereign Systems will focus on integrating on-premises and cloud infrastructure. The three companies have very little overlap, except they all support Dell and Cisco.

SD-WAN is the only solution for running real-time, mission-critical applications: Ravindra Kelkar, Citrix

Ravindra Kelkar - Area Vice President, Sales & Services, India sub-continent at Citrix explains how SD-WAN scores over MPLS for running IoT workloads.

Value Point in partnership with Cisco opens Cyber Security Experience Centre

The new experience center will be showcasing Cisco solutions and allied managed services that enable Value Point customers to build and manage cyber security platforms specific to their business requirements. 

VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware has wrapped up its $2.1 billion buy of cloud-native endpoint security vendor Carbon Black to provide more comprehensive integrated security.

NTT’s massive global integration drive comes to India; Kiran Bhagwanani to head as CEO

Dimension Data, NTT Communications, Netmagic Solutions, NTT Security and Arkadin will be among the 28 companies to become NTT as part of NTT Ltd, and CEO Kiran Bhagwanani will be leading the India unit. 

Hitachi unveils business consolidation

Hitachi has announced plans to integrate its Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting businesses to lead Hitachi’s global expansion of its digital solution, Lumada.

Bring your own key to resolve trust issues: Jin MA, Alibaba Cloud

In the context of cloud security, bring your own key (BYOK) will ensure businesses don't need to trust anyone else to protect their data, says Jin MA, Chief Product Officer, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence. 

5 reasons to choose a managed SD-WAN and 5 reasons to think twice

When weighing the choice between DIY and a managed service for SD-WAN, consider current WAN conditions, IT skill levels, geographic scope of the WAN, and how much control you’re willing to relinquish.

Veeam future proofs back-up, targets CSP opportunities in India

Veeam strives to transform and evangelize customer cloud data management strategy, say senior executives, Dave Russell and Asanga Wanigatunga.