It’s been well documented that the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation initiatives. ZK Research data found that 74% of companies have moved digital initiatives up by at least one year. Most modernization projects tend to revolve around customer experience (CX), which makes sense, given CX is now the top brand differentiator.
This week, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) company, is holding its Atmosphere user event. After being virtual-only for the past two years, the conference has an in-person component due to the pandemic. For Aruba customers, Atmosphere has always been an important event because it’s the place to learn about the innovation the vendor is bringing to the network, particularly in Wi-Fi, where Aruba has been a technology leader since its days as an independent company.
Verizon Business today announced a turnkey private 5G LAN offering under its onsite 5G band. Under the terms of the partnership, Verizon will be selling Celona’s current 4G LTE-based product and then shift to P5G later this year or in early 2023.
The SIEM, or security information and event management console, has been a staple for security teams for more than a decade. It’s the single pane of glass that shows events, alerts, logs, and other information that can be used to find a breach. Despite its near ubiquity, I’ve long been a SIEM critic and believe the tool is long past its prime. This is certainly not the consensus; I’ve been criticized in the past for taking this stance.
Networking giant Cisco Systems announced its FY22 Q2 numbers on Wednesday. ZDNet summarized the results in this post, so I won’t go into detail on the numbers. At a high level, the company put up a modest beat, which is impressive given the unprecedented supply-chain constraints that are playing havoc with infrastructure vendors.