National Cybersecurity Center for Excellence: A Promising Fortress
It is one thing to recognize cyber threats and their potential to disrupt entire companies, agencies and institutions. It is another thing to do something about it. In light of recent threats we cannot sit still and wait for the next one. On February 18, I was honored to join Governor O’Malley, Senator Mikulski, NIST […]
Going Mobile? Get Secure.
There is no turning back from the mobile trend. With more devices comes the insatiable hunger for bandwidth. After devices are connected to the network, IT must make sure each...
How Next Generation WLAN Optimizes RoboCup at Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College is a liberal arts college based in the town of Brunswick, Maine. It houses 1839 students in about 100 buildings and offers 33 different majors and...
Safety first, business second, security none?
Based on 25 years of professional experience in various businesses around the globe, I can say that many industry verticals have a pretty good state of safety culture as it relates to the health and safety of their employees. This is especially true for companies involved in high-risk businesses such as oil and gas, (nuclear) […]
Integration and Customization in Manufacturing: Some Exciting Trends
Recently I wrote about a few real life examples of IDC Manufacturing Insights 2014 Predictions: Worldwide Manufacturing and their Top 10 predictions in two parts. They can be found: Part 1 and Part 2. I wanted to continue with this and wrap up the discussions with some additional examples. Hopefully, this helps illustrate what is […]
Don’t Miss: [Webinar] Preparing K-12 Networks for Common Core Feb 5
If you've worked on a K-12 wireless network, you'll know that one of the main customer careabouts is adapting to Common Core Standards. Online testing and BYOD places even...
Seamless Solutions for a World of Many Clouds
Considering all the hype around the cloud, it’s easy to forget that we live in a world of many clouds. Organizations can’t simply tap into a single all-powerful entity located everywhere and nowhere, all at once. In reality, they must dip in and out of a complex and often challenging array of public, private, and […]
Is Your K-12 Network Ready for Common Core Standards?
What do IT and K12 Common Core Standards have in common? Forty-five states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity have adopted the...
New Year, New Challenges, New Successes:
SDN Bringing Agility, Security and TCO to Campus and Branch Networks
Before recently taking on a new role as Cisco’s vice president and general manager of Software-Defined Network (SDN) with the enterprise networking group, I served as the vice president and...