You've requested...

Choosing the Right Metropolitan Ring for Your Business

If a new window did not open, click here to view this asset.

Download this next:

Counter-strategy: How to conquer APT-style attacks

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles…” Sun Tzu wrote in The Art of War. The quote rings true in not only military campaigns, but also IT security.

In this e-guide learn one of the most nefarious tactics cybercriminals are deploying in today’s threat landscape: the Advanced Persistent Threat-style attack. 

These are also closely related to: "Choosing the Right Metropolitan Ring for Your Business"

  • A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to retail technology

    The retail industry is evolving alongside the emergence of new technologies. In this 15-page buyer’s guide, Computer Weekly looks at:

    • Which retailers are ahead of the curve in in adopting AI and what challenges and benefits are expected when diving into the digital world?
    • Insights from Forrester’s ‘Digital Store Playbook’ on how to transform retail operations to enhance the digital customer experience
    • How a London jeweler - Taylor and Hart - has used mobile technology to change the rules for buying a ring

  • Next Generation Network Management Techniques

    Does the term DevOps ring a bell? Well, if you’re a network engineer, sooner or later DevOps - the composite of development and operations - may well be your ticket to seamless software development and IT operation integration. The question is – are you on board?

    The February edition of the Network Evolution E-zine explores the latest advances in DevOps and uncovers what you need to know for working within the movement. Find out if networking vendors will introduce new products into the market that will support DevOps today.

    Also featured in this complimentary issue:

    • Upgrading to 40 Gigabit Ethernet— Testing Required
    • Don’t Bid Farewell to NetFlow
    • Network Blogger Opinions: Do You Agree?
    • And more

    Sponsored By: BlueCat Networks, Cisco, Entuity, and TeloIP

Find more content like what you just read:

  • Grow through your communications

    As a pizza chain expands, their on-premises legacy phone systems begin to deliver a poor experience. Namely, they’re unreliable, difficult to scale and lack the advanced call routing the company needs to manage overflow during high call volume periods. Read this case study to learn why the chain chose Vodafone as their new communications partner.

    Download

  • SDN Integration: Centralized vs. Decentralized SDN Architecture

    This e-guide from SearchSDN.com outlines the differences between distributed and centralized SDN architecture models to help you decide which would be best to deploy in your organization.

    Download

  • The CIO's guide to digital transformation

    Hardly a day goes by without yet another tech company making the call for businesses to embark on a digital transformation journey – or get left behind. To many CIOs, that message already rings true, going by the growing adoption of AI and cloud-based apps that have changed the way their organisations do business and interact with customers.

    Download

  • Infographic: Hybrid network vs. Hybrid network infrastructure

    Hybrid networks and hybrid network infrastructure blend different kinds of equipment, geographic locations, network ownership and technology disciplines. In this infographic, we highlight the main differences between the two models.

    Download

  • Towards more robust internetworks

    This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series explains how graph theory can be used to model internetworks and improve their resilience against failures and attacks.

    Download

  • IT in Europe: Adopting an Application-Centric Architecture

    Enterprise networking has shifted from focusing on infrastructure to concentrating on the delivery of the applications that help users do their jobs. Uncover how networking professionals view applications and how their jobs have changed as a result of a network-centric view.

    Download

  • End-to-End Network Application Performance Monitoring

    This E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com explores how to manage and use multiple tools for network application performance monitoring.

    Download

  • Network monitoring checklist: 8 features to look for

    Your network spans multiple cloud providers, third-party services, and an always-growing web of remote locations. Does your team have the comprehensive visibility to tie it all together? Download this quick checklist to ensure that you have all the data and insights you need to manage your network effectively.

    Download

  • Understanding the pros and cons of network virtualization

    This expert E-Guide from SearchServerVirtualization.com explains the benefits of virtualizing the network. Find out how to utilize this technology to combine multiple networks into a single logical network. Plus, get answers to common questions about network virtualization technology to ensure a smooth transition.

    Download

  • Security: Observability vs. visibility & monitoring

    Observability vs. visibility and monitoring tools have distinct purposes yet play complementary roles in the overall enterprise security architecture. Which steps should enterprises take when searching for one or both? Complete a short survey to download this guide detailing the differences and compatibilities between these two types of tools.

    Download

  • Focus: Network security

    During the course of 2016 we saw the clamour around network security – which was already very loud – reach fever pitch. From allegations of nation state-level interference in crucial elections, to massive botnet attacks that brought down critical online services for millions, network security dominated mainstream news cycles for weeks on end.

    Download

  • Advanced Virtualization E-Book: Chapter 7 - Network Virtualization: Unifying the Data Center

    We are potentially at the beginning of a new generation of IT administrators who manage a range of technologies outside of the traditional realm of virtualization. Read this E-Book to learn more.

    Download

  • IT in Europe: Next-Generation Network Management Techniques

    This issue examines how network managers can simplify their management tools gather from the network through the use of protocols like NetFlow and IPFIX and hardware like matrix switches. Learn how network managers are adopting new tools that give them better control over virtualized infrastructure, cloud environment and multi-vendor networks.

    Download

  • Expert guide: Reconfigure your anti-malware strategy to combat new cyber-threats

    This expert e-guide explains why reconfiguration of your current antimalware strategy is all it takes to mitigate new trends in cyber-attacks.

    Download

  • A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to perimeterless network security

    Perimeterless network security is expanding the horizons of businesses looking to protect their data. In this buyer's guide, we look at how a secure perimeterless digital workplace is best achieved, explore the previous barriers perimeterless security can overcome and assess how traditional network security can be banished to the past.

    Download

  • A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to perimeterless network security

    Perimeterless network security is expanding the horizons of businesses looking to protect their data. In this buyer's guide, we look at how a secure perimeterless digital workplace is best achieved, explore the previous barriers perimeterless security can overcome and assess how traditional network security can be banished to the past.

    Download

  • Software-Defined Networking: Top Architecture and Security Considerations

    This e-guide examines the potential of network functions virtualization (NFV) in revolutionizing how networks are built, managed and used to create services as well as reveals the dark side of software-defined networking.

    Download

  • Case study: How an MSP improved network efficiency

    In this case study, discover how a Portland-area MSP leveraged Bigleaf’s Cloud-first SD-WAN to improve network optimization and internet connectivity. Read on for a full interview with founder of the MSP.

    Download

  • Software Defined Networking Goes Well Beyond the Data Center

    Software-defined networking (SDN) applications are quickly moving beyond the data center network. In this expert e-guide from SearchSDN.com, learn what SDN applications mean for network administration, how they're impacting network security, and more.

    Download

  • Focus: Network virtualisation

    Network virtualisation, the process of making networking infrastructure more agile by running network functions on industry-standard server hardware, has long-promised huge benefits for the IT department by improving network speed, reliability, flexibility, scalability and security.

    Download

  • Network management with Auconent BICS

    In this white paper, explore a high-level introduction to network management in the Auconent Business Infrastructure Control Solution (BICS) for office and industrial networks.

    Download

  • The Inside-out Enterprise: Redefining IT SecOps for the Remote-First Workplace

    Today’s applications and data are now distributed across multiple public and private clouds, rather than internally managed at the data center. Download this e-book, The Inside-out Enterprise: Redefining IT SecOps for the Remote-First Workplace, to get an in-depth look at how the inside-out model trumps many legacy tools and processes.

    Download

  • Welcome to the new world of network management

    In this e-guide we will explore how the role of the network manager is undergoing radical change as the world of networking moves into the cloud with the transition towards software-defined, virtualised infrastructures and begins to incorporate elements of automation and machine learning.

    Download

  • E-Guide: Software-Defined Networking Could Make Network-as-a-Service a Reality

    This E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com explores the reality of Network-as-a-Service and how it may be coming soon to a data center near you.

    Download

  • Software-Defined Networks and the New Network Hypervisor

    This issue of the Network Evolution E-Zine focuses on various SDN solutions, if it's the answer to the bottleneck problem, and potential pitfalls. Read this issue now to see what experts have to say about the possible SDN revolution.

    Download

  • The era of IIoT technology

    Data is crucial to your manufacturing network, so moving it securely, reliably, and quickly is essential to your success. Open this white paper to explore solutions, products, and experience to help.

    Download

  • Essential Guide to Software Defined Networks

    Software defined networking (SDN) allows network engineers to support a switching fabric across multi-vendor hardware and application-specific integrated circuits. A network administrator can shape traffic from a centralised control console without having to touch individual switches.

    Download

  • Print security: An imperative in the IoT era

    Analyst group Quocirca gives the perspective on the risks and best practices of print security.

    Download

  • Top 10 network stories of 2018

    2018 was the year when software-defined networking, and more specifically software-defined WANs, took centre stage. We look back at a transformative year for the world of the network manager. Here are Computer Weekly's top 10 networking stories of 2018.

    Download

  • Top 10 network stories of 2018

    2018 was the year when software-defined networking, and more specifically software-defined WANs, took centre stage. We look back at a transformative year for the world of the network manager. Here are Computer Weekly's top 10 networking stories of 2018.

    Download

  • Network security in the post-pandemic era

    In this e-guide, read more about the convergence of network management and security, and how network security will be impacted in the hybrid workplace, among other trends.

    Download

  • Explore the 4 dimensions of network monitoring

    With enterprise networks migrating to the cloud, arming IT with a complete picture they can take action on is essential. In this white paper, learn how AppNeta delivers a comprehensive network performance monitoring platform that combines the 4 dimensions of monitoring data.

    Download

  • SDN Across the Data Center and the Network: Expert Insight

    The relationship between data center network fabric and software defined networking (SDN) will become increasingly important as engineers begin using these for manageability in high performance data centers. This expert E-Guide compares SDN and network fabrics roles in the data center and potential strategies for each.

    Download

  • Software-defined networking: Spotlight on ASEAN

    In this e-guide, read about the state of adoption of Software-defined networking (SDN) in the ASEAN, how the technology can be used to secure critical systems and what you can do to get started.

    Download

  • E-Guide: Navigating the road to flatter converged data center networks

    This expert E-Guide highlights options for flat networks, integrated storage and networking for the private cloud.

    Download

  • The New Network: Software-Defined Networking Gets Real

    Take a look at what lies behind the software-defined data center network to uncover if data center convergence will truly become a reality and if we will finally achieve the total orchestration and automation in a virtualized environment we've been waiting for.

    Download

  • A Computer Weekly e-guide on Network Visibility, Performance and Monitoring

    Traditional discourse around networks is centred around the basic premise of if you build it they will come. And if they come, they will be able to use the network to its fullest extent and everyone will be happy.

    Download

  • A Computer Weekly e-guide on Network Visibility, Performance and Monitoring

    Traditional discourse around networks is centred around the basic premise of if you build it they will come. And if they come, they will be able to use the network to its fullest extent and everyone will be happy.

    Download

  • 9 essential elements of network security

    Network security isn't a one-size-fits-all strategy. Dive into the various segments of network security, and learn how they overlap and interact with each other.

    Download

  • A network automation roadmap to reap tech's best benefits

    A network automation roadmap can help guide organizations through the Wild West of modern networking in order to reap benefits that automation can bring to employees, customers and partners. Reducing labor-intensive tasks does entail changing a network engineer's work, though.

    Download

  • Software-Defined Networking Could Make Network-as-a-Service a Reality

    This E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com explores the topic of Network-as-a-Service and how software-defined networking could help make this new network paradigm for the cloud a reality.

    Download

  • 9 essential elements of network security

    Network security isn't a one-size-fits-all strategy. Dive into the various segments of network security, and learn how they overlap and interact with each other.

    Download

  • How this top 5 global airport reinvigorated their IT environments

    When a top 5 global airport had problems with their IoT, OT, and IT networking systems, they turned to Nozomi Networks’ offering. The choice proved successful, as they were able to overcome their obstacles thanks to the change. Access the full case study to read more about how Nozomi Networks’ offering addressed the needs of a top 5 global airport.

    Download

  • How to prepare your network for IoT data challenges

    This e-guide outlines how business requirements will affect your IoT network build, takes a deep dive into specific IoT network architecture and explores IoT topology options.

    Download

  • How to prepare your network for IoT data challenges

    This e-guide outlines how business requirements will affect your IoT network build, takes a deep dive into specific IoT network architecture and explores IoT topology options.

    Download

  • How Data Centre Network Fabric and SDN Intersect

    Uncover the roles software-defined networking (SDN) and network fabrics play in the data centre network to get help determining which implementation strategy is best for your business.

    Download

  • PRI: How to better your business in 3 ways

    Many businesses are wasting an enormous amount of time and money with legacy primary rate interface (PRI) phone service. Download this guide to learn why the PRI scalability gap is critical, owning the network matters, baking-in 911 access is better than 3rd party dependencies and more.

    Download