Deliverable D13.1 Research and Study Network Technologies

This white paper reports on the work carried out by GN4-1 Joint Research Activity 1 Future NetworkTopologies, Task 1 Current and Future Network Technologies (JRA1 T1) to investigate the trends and technologies in optical transport networks and how these can be controlled and managed to help deliver the concept of zero-touch connectivity. In the future, the National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) will face a number of requirements from user, technology, cost and management perspectives.

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DEVOPSIFYING NETWORK SECURITY

whitePaper | May 15, 2018

This technical whitepaper presents and discusses the concept of “Connectivity as Code”, a complementary concept to “Infrastructure as Code” (IaC), and we will explain how it can be incorporated into the DevOps lifecycle for a more agile application delivery. We will also describe how empowering the developer to define the application’s connectivity requirements will bridge the gap between developers and network security, and help to automate the application delivery process end-to-end.

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Introduction to AWS Security

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) delivers a scalable cloud computing platform designed for high availability and dependability, providing the tools that enable you to run a wide range of applications. Helping to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your systems and data is of the utmost importance to AWS, as is maintaining your trust and confidence. This document is intended to provide an introduction to AWS’s approach to security, including the controls in the AWS environment and some of the products and features that AWS makes available to customers to meet your security objectives.

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SECURITY FOR IOT SENSOR NETWORKS

whitePaper | February 1, 2019

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a part of the National Institute of 2 Standards and Technology (NIST), is a collaborative hub where industry organizations, 3 government agencies, and academic institutions work together to address businesses’ most 4 pressing cybersecurity challenges. Through this collaboration, the NCCoE develops modular, 5 easily adaptable example cybersecurity solutions demonstrating how to apply standards and 6 best practices using commercially available technology. To learn more about the NCCoE.

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Private & Enterprise Networks

whitePaper | August 20, 2021

In today’s world, enterprises are becoming increasingly distributed and autonomous. The applications and services they deliver are increasingly demanding high bandwidth, as well as reliable, deterministic communications over wide areas under different conditions and multiple networks. Enterprises and enterprise networks are increasingly demanding more spectrum, more bandwidth and lower latency. Vertical industries each present their own set of unique requirements on communications networks and no one technology or operating model will meet the needs of the enterprise. Instead, the enterprise/ private network of the future can expect to be a multi-network that incorporates elements drawn from traditional enterprise models as well as from public mobile network models.

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Delivering universal broadband connectivity for small businesses across the UK

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The FSB would like to thank the Foundation for Information Society Policy (FISP) for their support and assistance during the writing of this report. In particular, we are grateful to David Harrington, Malcolm Taylor and Bob Franklin for their invaluable advice and extensive feedback along the way. Thanks also goes to Matthew Copeland at Digital Business First who provided useful comments on an earlier draft...

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THREE USE CASES FOR TRANSFORMING BRANCHES WITH FORTINET SECURE SD-WAN

whitePaper | February 4, 2019

Digital transformation (DX) of traditional branch networks offers several advantages for distributed enterprises. Many organizations are switching from performance-inhibited wide-area networks (WANs) to software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) architectures that offer faster connectivity, cost savings, and other benefits. But SD-WAN has its own challenges. Fortieth FortiGate next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) include Secure SD-WAN capabilities that deliver both networking and security capabilities in a unified solution. It supports application visibility and control, high-quality voice and video delivery, and consolidated management of networking and security for branch networks. It also provides advanced protection against threats. Three common uses cases show how Fortinet enables the full benefits of an SD-WAN architecture without sacrificing security.

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Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We continuously innovate and learn from the best. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. Our work perks include competitive pay, health and wellness benefits, tuition assistance and more.

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