How full-stack observability with business context can reduce IT complexity

  When the global pandemic took hold, companies had no choice but to pivot to remote work and digital-first business models to withstand the impact of COVID-19. Now, one year later, we’re seeing the unintended consequences of rapid digital transformation and focus on business continuity – the pressure on technologists has reached a boiling point […]

Compare the Best Next-Generation Firewalls in China: Fortinet FortiGate vs. Check Point NGFW

  For many years, China has controlled the online content, news, and other media that Chinese people are allowed to watch, read, and listen to. To enact the policies necessary, China “erected” what has come to be known as the “Great Firewall of China.” This firewall blocks access to websites outside China, thereby limiting what […]

Former Google Fiber VP Jill Szuchmacher joins Ting Internet

Ting Internet, a top-rated fiber-optic Internet Service Provider (ISP) and division of Tucows announced today that Jill Szuchmacher, formerly VP Ops at Google Fibre, will bring her her proven Internet leadership to the team as Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice-President Networks for Ting Internet. Szuchmacher joins Ting Internet after executing in high-profile roles, most […]

AppDynamics Appoints Rebecca Leach as Country Manager for Canada

AppDynamics, part of Cisco, the world’s #1 Application Performance Monitoring (APM) solution and full-stack, business centric observability platform, has appointed Rebecca Leach as Country Manager for Canada. AppDynamics has been vocal about its interest in the Canadian market and sees this as an exciting opportunity to help Canadian enterprises with their digital transformation journey. With […]

Ting to bring Crazy Fast Fiber Internet® to Culver City, CA

Announcing the next California city to get gigabit fiber Internet from Ting Internet Ting Internet, a division of Tucows, is expanding its fiber Internet service in California. Culver City joins Solana Beach (announced November 2019), and Fullerton (announced April 2019), to become the third Ting Internet town in California, and 12th in the U.S. Ting […]

Broadcom

What a Broadcom-Qualcomm merger could mean for the enterprise

The proposed acquisition of Qualcomm by rival Broadcom for $130 billion may not just be a way to own the 5G wireless market — it could also create a formidable player in the enterprise networking space to ensure mobile applications meet performance expectations. Broadcom on Monday confirmed early reports from Reuters and others that it […]

Should B2B employees break from the shackles of intranet tools like SharePoint?

Private corporate networks (i.e., intranets) and their applications, such as SharePoint, Microsoft’s enterprise collaboration software, do not optimally serve mobile users, or so the premise goes. This keeps businesses from addressing the needs of an increasingly on-the-go workforce, which can lead to employee disengagement. According to a Gallup poll, employee disengagement can cost B2B companies […]

What every B2B company needs to know about Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

As one of the latest communications technologies, software-defined networking (SDN) has the promise to revolutionize the way B2B firms deploy and manage business networks with full centralization, greater automation, more flexibility and reduced costs. However, there are also security, congestion, latency and SDN typology concerns to address. This primer looks at some of the key […]

Debunking the top 5 myths preventing businesses from adopting the cloud

The use of cloud computing in business has flourished over the past decade with exponential growth in adoption rates over the last several years. Enterprise cloud subscription revenues are forecasted to reach $67B by 2018, attaining a compound annual growth rate of 17.3 percent in the forecast period. Despite its undeniable popularity, it is the […]

Women in B2B: Sandi Jones on making endpoints meet

Introducing a new regular profile series on B2Bnn: Women in B2B, sponsored by SqueezeCMM. With these profiles, you’ll learn about the careers and business goals of inspiring female leaders in the B2B industry.  “Biz tech chameleon.” That’s how Sandi Jones, AVP of Global Infrastructure Systems-Network Services at Manulife Financial, describes herself. In her current role as network […]