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

Securing Your Hybrid Cloud Environment

While the push to migrate to the cloud has not lost momentum, enterprises often find that a hybrid solution provides the right mix for incorporating on-site legacy systems with public and private cloud. This approach is highly customizable, but a hybrid cloud solution also tends to be more complex, and…

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Four Questions You Should Ask a Potential SD-WAN Provider

Networks are becoming more complex due to cloud technology and a flood of additional endpoints to secure, and more enterprises are turning to software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN). This approach to network management provides a virtual overlay for the physical network infrastructure that allows more visibility and control for configuration…

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Cloud Security Protections Keep Your Data Safe

Are you still wondering how safe cloud security solutions are? Cloud-based systems have taken off in just about every industry, leaving many to question the severity of risk factors regarding their private information. A little concern can be helpful in taking greater strides to keep prying eyes off sensitive data.

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Why Digital Transformation Is More About Change Than About Technology

Enterprises are pursuing digital transformation in an effort to outpace their competition and improve the customer experience. Those who don’t embrace this change are in danger of becoming irrelevant in their market, or of watching other companies pull ahead and capture market share. A digital transformation strategy is about more…

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The Perils of Failing to Prioritize Business Agility

You’ve known colleagues who are resistant to change. It’s the guy down the hall from your office who hates an organizational adjustment or seems to recoil at even the thought of a new software application or update. They may complain for days when holiday policy changes or when they are…

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Five Key Benefits of UCaaS

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) offers companies a way to significantly reduce the cost of communications, but a new way to use VoIP is an even more disruptive technology. Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) offers a variety of benefits that not only save money, but provide a way for…

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Managing Security With a Cloud Infrastructure

As your enterprise makes the transition to all things cloud, you may find that securing your infrastructure is one of the key challenges. Not only is the network adding complexity all the time with increased data flows and the addition of more devices, but navigating a cloud security strategy is…

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Creating Big Expectations for SD-WAN While Managing Potential Challenges

Enterprises managing the ever-increasing complexity of networks impacted by cloud technology, artificial intelligence, and a flood of data transmissions are looking to software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) as the key to all their solutions. It’s true that SD-WAN is the answer to many of the challenges complicating modern networks, but…

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Planning For a Successful SIP Trunking Implementation

Session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking is a technology that, while simple in concept, is complex in deployment. The beauty of SIP trunking is the ability to read messages as they travel between two devices, to see the session initiation. While the simplicity of the technology is attractive to enterprises, the…

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