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Cumulus and Mellanox – Are we about to see mainstream adoption of open networking?

Sharon Holland

activereach is a partner to both Cumulus Networks and Mellanox Technologies so it was great to see the recent news that the NVIDIA purchases bring them together under the one banner.  Could this be the sign that open networking is about to make a big leap forward in terms of mainstream adoption (something we mentioned in a previous blog)? 

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Why you need to protect your VPN from a DDoS attack

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations find themselves rushing to meet the sudden increase in Remote Access VPN (RA-VPN) traffic as many employees are choosing to (or have been asked to) work from home. Unfortunately, this also offers opportunities for malicious attackers to launch attacks on the VPN infrastructure at a time when they know the impact will be most felt.

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Why COVID-19 is providing the perfect opportunity to test your defenses

Sharon Holland

We have always advocated DDoS testing your systems on a regular basis on the premise that it is no good waiting until you experience a DDoS attack to find out that the mitigation that you so diligently put in place doesn’t provide the protection you need.  But we know that many companies struggle to find the time to be able to run such tests.

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