Application Control and Traffic Shaping: key factors to consider

Application Control and Traffic Shaping: key factors to consider

If you’re like me, then you’ve been pretty busy lately coping with the new world in which we find ourselves. Regardless, the team and I have made some interesting observations, which I ...
COVID-19 CSP challenges: A new normal awaits.

COVID-19 CSP challenges: A new normal awaits.

Over the last few months, we’ve seen dramatic changes in network traffic and user behavior because of the pandemic. COVID-19 lockdowns and other measures have changed things. Many of us are now ...
SASE and QoE: What you need to know

SASE and QoE: What you need to know

Since Gartner introduced the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) concept last year, we see growing interest about it among our partners and customers across the globe. However, quite a few people are ...
Inline DDoS Mitigation: Could the Massive Amazon AWS Attack Have Been Avoided?

Inline DDoS Mitigation: Could the Massive Amazon AWS Attack Have Been Avoided?

Terabit(s) per second DDoS attacks have not disappeared. Perhaps they were just taking a rest. AWS just reported a 2.3 Tbps attack earlier this year that tried to knock out cloud services ...
5G hype vs reality: what are the real problems and new opportunities?

5G hype vs reality: what are the real problems and new opportunities?

Throughout the telecom world, if people aren’t talking about Covid-19, then they’re probably talking about 5G. The promise of 5G wireless service is significant. It is touted to provide cheap, fast, ubiquitous ...
Telcos & COVID-19: How to Manage the Challenge

Telcos & COVID-19: How to Manage the Challenge

We are all now living during unprecedented times, part of a historical fabric that is redefining the telecom industry and the larger world as we know it. Concerns about health and safety ...
COVID-19 & the new telecom reality: traffic management more important than ever

COVID-19 & the new telecom reality: traffic management more important than ever

Communication Service Providers (CSPs) are seeing a dramatically increased load on networks as more people each day work from home. With a growing number of employees and businesses working remotely, voice conferencing ...
Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 canceled – here’s what to do instead

Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 canceled – here’s what to do instead

(written with Dan Bloom) What is the Mobile World Congress? For years, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) has been the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry. In 2019, the annual communications ...