ESG

February 19, 2018

SECURITY

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too With Next-Generation Endpoint Security from Cisco

When faced with an either/or situation, people typically prefer not to choose. We want the best of both worlds. Rarely does someone want peanut butter OR jelly. Have cake? You...

June 15, 2017

DATA CENTER

Cisco Hyperflex: The Time for HCI Compromise is Over

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) – it's a bit of a mouthful but the truth is it's not half as complicated as it sounds. While the concept has only been mainstream for...

June 2, 2017

SECURITY

Less is More – Fewer Cybersecurity Vendors Yield More Effective Security

A traditional, tactical approach to security -- encounter a new threat, buy another box -- usually results in a complex security “frankenstructure” of products. Cisco delivers greater simplicity and automation.

September 20, 2016

SECURITY

The True Value of Network Security Monitoring

The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) conducted research into how cybersecurity professionals view network security monitoring and how they use it in their organization. The report Network Security Monitoring Trends surveyed 200 IT and cybersecurity professionals who have a knowledge of or responsibility for network security monitoring. Some of the key findings include: Many organizations now […]

May 30, 2014

DATA CENTER

A New ESG White Paper: Accelerating Transformation with an Application-centric Approach

At CiscoLive San Francisco held last week, Soni Jiandani, Senior Vice President of Cisco INSBU, highlighted our continued industry momentum for Application Centric Infrastructure.  She discussed customer deployments, new...

March 6, 2014

SECURITY

Data Security Through the Cloud [summary]

Is the combination of cloud computing and mobility a perfect storm of security threats? Actually, yes. And you should prepare for them as if there is a storm coming. As businesses become increasingly mobile, so does sensitive data. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by ESG, 31% of security professionals say that the biggest […]

March 6, 2014

DATA CENTER

Data Security Through the Cloud

Is the combination of cloud computing and mobility a perfect storm of security threats? Actually, yes. And you should prepare for them as if there is a storm coming. As businesses become increasingly mobile, so does sensitive data. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by ESG, 31% of security professionals say that the biggest […]

November 4, 2013

DATA CENTER

Tackling Operational Complexity – Fresh perspectives on role of DataCenter Infrastructure

In less than 48 hours, on Nov 6th, Cisco will officially announce details of its approach to Application Centric Infrastructure based on innovations from Insieme networks. [To join...

July 30, 2013

SECURITY

How Secure is Your Secure Access?

In June, I attended the Gartner Security Summit in Washington, D.C. where I was asked by quite a few security executives, “My network folks just bought ISE, but what is ISE and what type of security does it provide?”  Fast forward to July, and I wish I had this SANS review on ISE to offer […]