Study: Most Orgs Over-Estimate Their Cloud Resource Needs

| December 20, 2017

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A recent study by migration analytics firm TSO Logic tries to pin down exactly why and how most organizations end up overpaying for cloud services.Among the many potential benefits of moving on-premises workloads to the cloud is cost-savings. Once in the cloud, however, many organizations find achieving that savings to be easier said than done. Attempts to wrangle spending in the cloud are frequently thwarted by cloud vendors' complex billing models, constantly changing service offerings, and increasingly decentralized cloud usage patterns.

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Trump's 'Secure 5G & Beyond Act' Explained: What It Actually Means

Article | March 29, 2020

The Trump White House has signed the "Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020," paving the way for the creation of a plan to secure 5G networks and protect related innovations. With 5G devices rolling out in the US market, and providers expanding their 5G coverage, the future of mobile tech is getting closer, and the U.S. government is beginning to look more seriously at how it can best be protected. The path to 5G-enabled devices and compatible services in the United States began opening up in 2019, with major mobile companies introducing a handful of 5G-enabled phones and limited service options. With more devices built to capitalize on 5G on the horizon - and demand for 5G access from other industries on the rise - the signing of the Act gives US lawmakers a path toward legislation to help protect US businesses, citizens, and strategic allies.

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5G Is Safe for Human Health, International Watchdog Says

Article | March 17, 2020

The International Commission on Non‐Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), a German-based scientific organization that determines the impact of electromagnetic waves on people and the environment, said March 11 that there is no evidence that 5G networks pose a health risk to humans, The Financial Times reported. The reassurance came as the body did update its guidelines for millimeter-wave 5G, the highest frequency version of 5G which is in use in the U.S. but has not yet made it to Europe, The Guardian reported. However, actually millimeter-wave 5G frequencies are usually far below the new maximum set by the standard. "We know parts of the community are concerned about the safety of 5G and we hope the updated guidelines will help put people at ease," ICNIRP Chairman Dr. Eric van Rongen said in a media release.

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Poor Power Supply, Inadequate Fibre Cables May Hinder 5G Network – NCC

Article | March 2, 2020

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that the current level of power situation in the country as well as the inadequate fibre cables may impact negatively on the commercialisation of the fifth generation network, 5G These are the key challenges identified by experts from the commission at the Social Media Week, Lagos (SMWL) on Thursday, during the NCC session themed: Fifth Network Deployment: Social Economic Benefits and Challenges. The experts from the commission agreed that the power infrastructure gaps that currently exist in the country does not encourage that level of technology and prays things improve before telecom operators in Nigeria are ready for massive rollout of the business.

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With Netsurion, distributed enterprises accelerate innovation while reducing complexity by combining network security, threat management, and compliance readiness into a single suite of managed services. Netsurion Connect is a powerful and practical WAN security platform with flexible co-management services to efficiently manage many branch locations and IoT applications. Netsurion Protect delivers enterprise-grade threat lifecycle management through a leading Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform that unifies machine learning, behavior analytics, and security orchestration.

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