As the world becomes even more connected, the functions of back-end IT systems becomes even more critical to a company’s success. My recent experience with a new “smart oven” from Whirlpool is a testament to how poorly integrated IT systems can ruin the reputation of a nice product.
How can you develop an easy-to-manage cellular backup strategy for hundreds, or even thousands of locations, with a single point of contact and a single bill each month? By teaming with SageNet and Sierra Wireless. Cellular backup made easy SageNet and Sierra Wireless have teamed to make implementing cellular backup easy and pain-free. As anyone […]
I have been using Garmin products since day one. Literally. I started flying in 1990 and Garmin was formed in 1989. As a tech-head, I was an early adopter of GPS technology while flying airplanes and soon had Garmin avionics installed in my airplanes. Later I had them on my motorcycles and cars, and still […]
Recently, as I prepared for the Fortinet Network Security Expert 5 certification, I spent a lot of time learning the detailed intricacies of using the FortiManager network orchestration tool to deploy large-scale SD-WAN networks. FortiManager is designed to make deploying hundreds and even thousands of sites easy and simple. SD-WAN is designed to route traffic […]
As pretty well any IT person knows, VMware is the leader and industry standard in hypervisor technology. Companies have been building and running applications in their own data centers using the VMware vSphere hypervisor for years. The tools are mature, staff are highly trained managing VMware workloads, and companies understand how to manage security, maintain […]