We all love to use our smartphones to use the internet on the go, while sitting and waiting for food in the restaurant, in the shopping malls, at the airport etc. we are used to of killing our boredom by using the huge network of open public Wi-Fi on our Android phones or devices, but have you ever considered the hazards of using a less protected Wi-Fi without any additional cyber security software? If the answer is ‘No’ then I must say you should start using one to secure you Android device and your private and confidential data that is of course valuable for you and you can’t imagine losing that even in your wildest dreams, but don’t worry I will let you know the simplest and a budget-friendly method to enhance your Android’s online security and that is a secure Android VPN service.
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On March 22, the Australian telecom giant Telstra went through yet another network outrage, making it the fourth one in the past two months. What’s even more concerning that each of the issues were caused by four different reasons, putting the network infrastructure of Telstra in question. The latest issue was caused by a card failure in one of its media gateway and network operations were down for hours. Users mostly in Victoria, NSW and Tasmania, were not able to make or receive calls in their mobile phone for the duration. Though Telstra apologized to the users over social media, the recent scenarios may have put a dent in their reputation. Even after claiming in social media at 1pm that the issue has been fixed, users still reported problems up until 5pm. Telstra claimed that only 3% of their customers were affected but given the reactions and responses everywhere, it was probably much more
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The threat of cyber crimes and security breaches are very real today for businesses of any size. Whether it is a small company or a large multinational one, an attack or hack into the network system can be disastrous to deal with. Organized cyber crime has spread all over the world and they are capable of targeting even government and defence institutions, with constant finding new techniques and loopholes. Consider all this, having an IT manager or even an IT management team is a good option to consider for businesses. Hackers and attackers are growing more and more skilled day by day and have reached a pooint where simple password protections aren’t enough. Even a minor breach or attack can set back business operations for days and impact productivity.
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Edgecore Networks recently announced their plan to bring open networking benefits to enterprises and network managed service providers. The leader in open networking is currently contributing with Open Compute Project (OCP) in bringing the industry’s first open WiFi access points and open access switches to life. The latest 100G open network modular switch is the best one out there till date and with it, Edgecore aims to take open networking to the next level.
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Half a billion people store photos videos and other files on Dropbox but until recently those were sitting in someone else’s cloud, Amazon’s to be exact. But Dropbox now has its own super storage service and has taken back 500 PB of data from Amazon. Though many thought the relationship between the two would last forever, Dropbox took everyone by surprise with their recent announcement, specially Amazon. Until now it was unthinkable for a cloud based storage startup to operate without the Amazon Web Service, but Dropbox decided it was time they moved away from the giant and become more self reliant as they took back 90% of their data back.
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Recent analysis from energy and consumer experts show that network operators in Australia are being allowed by regulators to take twice as much money as they should for grid connections. The price for the transmission of electricity across networks makes up almost half of household electricity bill. Public owned monopolies are being used by the govrenment to earn revenues from ocnsymers with unfari policies or simple neglegence. While people ended up paying more, the governments kept collecting oversized dividends.
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Cisco recently released news of their plan to prepare for IoT networks by integrating internal networks into building constructions. The recently appointed head of IoT Solutions wants to break the chaos of multiple networks and work towards building an integrated network convergence for all devices and systems. Currently, in any enterprise building complex, there are multiple devices and system including HVAC, fire security, internet and public address. Each are setup and managed by individuals suppliers which means they lack the collaboration needed to move into the IoT era.
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On their recent Partner Summit 2016, Cisco announced their new software-driven framework, Digital Network Architecture (DNA), as an initiative towards accelerating digital transformation for consumers.
The network architecture is made to make IT innovation and integration simplified till date. Digitization is opening opportunities for every business and can potentially be a $2.1 trillion in global market by 2019. With enterprises jumping to digitization, and the growing evolution of networking, connectivity simply is not enough anymore unless it is properly adapted and useable by everyone. The Digital Network Architecture is such a tool that is going to enable the next level of collaboration for businesses and developers by bringing together critical elements of network integration.
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Aruba recently announced a new portfolio of integrated networking software and hardware aimed to fulfill digital workplace requirements for businesses. The new set of solutions are meant to improve workplace productivity and meet the growing need for connectivity of the Internet of Things. The portfolio is set to be able to predict and solve connectivity issues, secure policies and create an overall optimized network.
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For the first time ever, worldwide mobile subscription has exceeded the total human population of 7.3 billion in the last quarter of 2015. Though this includes duplicate users, it is still an astonishing feat. In addition to this, the number of LTE subscription also reached 1 billion for the first time. Humankind has indeed entered an era of digital evolution, and this is just the beginning.
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