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News and views from the Clarksys crew on all things cloud, cybersecurity, and scale.

Being Proactive With Network Security Protocols

Networks are becoming more complex. This impacts network security because complex networks have essentially altered the playing field, making it more difficult to protect against hackers. By taking a few steps, you can strengthen the layers of protection in your network. If you think you can avoid the…

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UCaaS and SD-WAN Make Perfect Technology Partners

Businesses are increasingly adopting Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) to streamline communications and collaboration tools. UCaaS introduces single application access to video conferencing, shared workspaces, and a host of messaging and voice call features. In order to ensure a high level of connectivity and quality, enterprises are installing UCaaS…

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The Benefits of a Well-Planned Cyber Security Strategy

If you’ve had your ear to the ground where cyber security is concerned, you have witnessed the evolution of threats over recent years. They’ve become more prevalent, more dangerous, and more invasive as cyber criminals develop new ways of gaining access to your system. It has become incumbent on organizations…

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Four Steps to an Effective Business Continuity Plan

Planning for business continuity is no longer an option. Even as cyber security risks change and increase by the day, and hurricanes and tornadoes continue proving their threat to business continuity, the greatest risk is generally employee error. Your enterprise needs a plan that allows the business to go on…

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How SD-WAN Benefits UCaaS

As contracts come up for renewal, enterprises are evaluating new communications technology and finding that unified communications as a service (UCaaS) provides the advantages necessary in terms of scalability and cost. It also offers unique features that encourage collaboration and faster decision-making, boosting overall productivity. When the solution is implemented…

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Mobile Data Security: Today’s Top Data Threat

When surveying your workplace for security risks, mobile devices have to be among the most concerning. Hackers are working their way around traditional mobile data security, requiring organizations to step up their security planning. Rethinking the approach to mobile data security should include strengthening best practices, such as backing up…

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Why Is Everyone Talking About SD-WAN Security?

Nobody wants to compromise security, but most business leaders are also focused on keeping the workflow without interruption. It falls on IT decision-makers to bring in solutions that will keep a network running seamlessly without sacrificing security. What they’re finding is that software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) security is becoming…

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Reaping the Benefits of Cloud File Sharing

Enterprises are finding that cloud file sharing offers streamlined decision-making, improved productivity and the benefit of a single source of information. Many consider it far superior to using a USB drive or other type of method for sharing a file. Take a look at a few of the key benefits:…

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IoT and Cyber Security: Measuring the Threats

The Internet of Things (IoT) has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, so much so that it’s estimated that IoT data output is around 2.5 quintillion bytes every day. That’s a lot of data, which means IoT and cyber security should be a top consideration. Small Openings Not…

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SIP Trunking Supports Emerging Cloud Communication Technology

New communication styles dominate the workplace, replacing technology from even just a few years ago with new cloud solutions. Employees access a variety of communication formats through a single app, allowing them to choose whether to connect via chat, videoconferencing, group messaging and shared workspaces. session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking…

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