Looking Ahead to 2022

2021 has been a tremendous year for the ONUG Enterprise Cloud Community of Global 2000 IT business leaders, developers and sponsor members. 2021 broke all attendance records and marked the start of a massive IT enterprise cloud 2022 spending cycle. In 2020 – 2021, ONUG held four digital events attended by well over 13,000 enterprise […]

A Cloud Guru: 4 ways to converge networks and cloud

It’s a challenge for most organizations to find the best ways to build environments that bridge their legacy and newer hybrid or multi-cloud networks. Whether it’s competitive pressure, time to market, innovation, or the demand for remote work, organizations now have pressing strategic business reasons to shift to the cloud. But research has shown that […]

Visibility, Actionable Insights, and Performance for the Modern, Hybrid Enterprise

This was an exciting month, as Riverbed hosted our Global User Conference and we participated in ONUG Fall 2021 and connected with colleagues, customers and the wider enterprise technology community. As we look forward to what’s coming for enterprises—it’s digital-first and hybrid by design, with cloud, SaaS and legacy technologies working together and employees collaborating […]

Getting Started with Network Automation – A Guide for Your Journey

Beginning your Network Automation journey can seem like an overwhelming task. We often hear questions from our clients, such as, “Where do I even begin?” or “How can I ensure that I am building a platform the right way from the start?” All great questions. However, journey is the key word when it comes to […]

Prepare your WAN and network security architecture for a hybrid work future

Corporate networks have evolved over the years around the notion of physical spaces — offices, retail stores, factory floors, production studios, and data centers. We predominantly used client-server applications, with the server-side hosted in private data centers, and the client-side running on desktop and laptop computers at physical office locations. We accommodated remote users, business […]

How to Protect Your Data from Ransomware and Double-Extortion

Malware has been the archenemy of organizations around the globe for years, with ransomware, in particular, being an extremely deadly foe. Locking down victims’ files through encryption and demanding a ransom for decryption has proven to be an effective tactic for cybercriminals, with a steady stream of recent attacks serving as a constant reminder. However, […]

The Six Business Benefits of Zero Trust Segmentation

At a theoretical level, implementing zero trust makes significant sense. Cybersecurity threats can come from anywhere—outside or inside the network, and even start in one place then move to another. Adopting a zero trust— “Never trust, always verify” —strategy can help you tamp down on application- and services-related vulnerabilities, thereby reducing friction for the rest of the […]

Why Digital Transformation Should Start with a Modernized Network

In the last few years, organizations have begun to focus more on digital transformation – moving workloads to the cloud, deploying the Internet of Things (IoT), experimenting with artificial intelligence and data analytics, and embracing a myriad of other technologies – all to become more efficient, deliver a better customer experience and, ultimately, drive more […]

Automate Network Operations with Intent

If you’ve been working with enterprise networking for a while, you’ve likely seen the phrases “intent-based networking” or “network intent” and perhaps some promises that these technologies will revolutionize networking or lead to the rise of the self-healing network. While this sounds exciting, the impact that intent-based networking has had on the enterprise, although positive, […]

Rethink the Future of work, Rethink Your Network

The New Workplace Requires a New Vision of the Network Is your workforce about to return to the office for the 40 hour week or embrace the new flex workplace? Either way, you’ll want to hear how networks are evolving to support new and more complex operating and performance demands. Network engineers and help desks […]