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Will AI Take Over My Job?

Max Pritchard

Over the past couple of decades, since the birth of the web, automation of business processes has progressed at an exponential rate. Responding to public demand for services to be immediately available has been the difference between businesses thriving, or shutting down. One of the latest tools in the drive for organizations to automate and improve has been the recent impacts of machine learning techniques, known collectively (if incorrectly) as “Artificial Intelligence” or AI.

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GDPR, IP Addresses, and Cloud-Based Security – Who is Profiling Your Web Traffic?

Max Pritchard

In Fujitsu’s global survey of consumer attitudes, 88% of people say they are worried about who has access to their data. It seems that you are not alone in your concerns about data privacy. With the inexorable rise of cloud service adoption over recent years, cloud systems and eco-systems of numerous cloud service providers are proving notoriously hard to secure.

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The WAF Market Is Broken – Should You Care?

Max Pritchard

A WAF, standing for a Web Application Firewall, serves the purpose of protecting one or more web applications from being breached. They are widely deployed amongst businesses to help keep company records and customer information secure. Gartner notes that customers characterised WAFs as regularly being ‘frustrating’ and ‘a disappointment’. As the web becomes more complex, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for hardware vendors to meet existing and evolving requirements, such as moving web applications to cloud infrastructure (IaaS).

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Do SD-WANs Offer More Than A Pipe Dream?

Andy Powell

Are SD-WANs a real benefit for businesses?

Ten years ago, WANs based on MPLS were sold on the basis of saving customers from the complexity of Internet VPNs. Network providers promised simplicity, security, agility, and efficiency. Today, WANs based on Software-Defined Networking techniques (SD-WANs) are being promoted as being able to solve the inherent complexity in MPLS networks.

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Teamwork and Collaboration: It’s Time for Business Leaders to Embrace Change (Part 2)

Richard Brown

In part 1 of this blog series, I introduced the concept of unleashing the potential of teams. Working collectively on a task can boost performance significantly. And as teams become more distributed in the modern workforce, collaboration is the number one factor that companies need to implement.

In this article, I explore some of the collaboration products and technologies available and discuss what businesses are doing to drive change.

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