Michela Menting

The Growth of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology

By Michela Menting | October 25, 2016

Distributed Ledger Technology Blockchain, also known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is the innovative technology behind Bitcoin. The impact of Bitcoin has been tremendous and, as with any revolutionary technology, was treated initially with awe and apprehension. Since its open

Achieving Network Security In The IoT

By Michela Menting | June 30, 2016

Security In The IoT The network security market is experiencing a pressing and transformative change, especially around access control and orchestration. Although it has been mature for decades, the network security market had to transform rapidly with the advent of

Protecting Devices From Data Breach: Identity of Things (IDoT)

By Michela Menting | February 23, 2016

How to Identify and Authenticate in the Expanding IoT Ecosystem It is a necessity to protect IoT devices and their associated data. As the IoT ecosystem continues to expand, the need to create an identity to newly-connected things is becoming

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Safeguarding Data Before Disaster Strikes

Safeguarding Data Before Disaster Strikes

Safeguarding Data  Online data backup is one of the best methods for businesses of all sizes to replicate their data ...
Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid ...
AI In Telecom: Intelligent Operations is the New Norm

AI In Telecom: Intelligent Operations is the New Norm

Intelligent Operations The move towards an intelligent world is faster and more rapid than it ever was before. The increase ...
Adopting An Industry-Wide Red Line Movement

Adopting An Industry-Wide Red Line Movement

Red Line Movement Recently, I’ve been calling for an industry-wide adoption of the red line philosophy to help with the ...
A Resilient Cloud Strategy: Standardize or Diversify?

A Resilient Cloud Strategy: Standardize or Diversify?

A Resilient Cloud Strategy Over the past few years, I have seen IT organizations adopt cloud in very different ways ...
Looking to 2018 and the Future: Do You Think We Are Entering a 4th Turn or 5th Wave?

Looking to 2018 and the Future: Do You Think We Are Entering a 4th Turn or 5th Wave?

2018 and the Future Wow! 2017 sure was something. Looking ahead do you see darkness – the 4th turn – or ...
A Closer Look at the Hidden Costs of Collaboration Solutions

A Closer Look at the Hidden Costs of Collaboration Solutions

The Hidden Costs of Collaboration Solutions Collaboration technology is key to efficient communication and productivity for a dispersed and global ...
Maintaining Network Performance And Security In Hybrid Cloud Environments

Maintaining Network Performance And Security In Hybrid Cloud Environments

Hybrid Cloud Environments After several years of steady cloud adoption in the enterprise, an interesting trend has emerged: More companies ...
Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 Adds 5G, Edge Computing For First Time

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 Adds 5G, Edge Computing For First Time

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Gartner added eight new technologies to the Hype Cycle this year including 5G, Artificial ...
The AWS Cloud Goes Underground at re:Invent

The AWS Cloud Goes Underground at re:Invent

As you wander through the AWS re:Invent campus, take a minute to think about your expectations for all of the elements that ...