Gary Audin

With more than 40+ years of computer, communications, and security consulting and implementation experience, Gary Audin is a celebrated author and IT thought leader with regular articles published by Telecom Reseller, No Jitter, TechTarget, and Webtorials. Gary has operated and managed data, LAN, and telephone networks including local area, national and international networks as well as VoIP and IP convergent networks both in the U.S. and across the globe. As a trusted consultant, he has advised domestic and international venture capital and investment bankers in communications, VoIP, and microprocessor technologies.

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What are the benefits of SASE?

Oct 15, 2020
What are the benefits of SASE?

Why do businesses need SASE and more importantly does it help with work from home? Here’s how SASE solutions deliver real value.

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Co-managed SD-WAN: IT decision makers are leaning in but how do you get the best of both worlds?

Sep 14, 2020
Co-managed SD-WAN: IT decision makers are leaning in but how do you get the best of both worlds?

What’s the difference between a fully managed SD-WAN service and a co-managed service? Here’s how to get the best out of shared responsibilities.

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SD-orchestration: SD-WAN and application performance management

Jun 23, 2020
SD-orchestration: SD-WAN and application performance management

SD-WAN has redefined network management, and how you deploy it can impact success. Get the six elements of SD-orchestration and key considerations.

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Network security and automation: Why you need user identity analytics now

Apr 16, 2020
Network security and automation: Why you need user identity analytics now

Here’s a guide to understanding the value of user identity analytics and why these details are increasingly important for security today and network automation tomorrow.

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Shadow IT: Getting the visibility you need

Jan 14, 2020
Shadow IT: Getting the visibility you need

Think you only have 30-40 apps running on your network? It’s probably more like 900+. Here’s a quick guide to handling the blind spots of shadow IT.

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What is SASE? And why it’s the next big thing

Dec 3, 2019
What is SASE? And why it’s the next big thing

SD-WAN, trends in security, and changes at the WAN edge are triggering an IT rethink — it’s called SASE.

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The How-To Guide for Direct Cloud Connections

Oct 29, 2019
The How-To Guide for Direct Cloud Connections

When it comes to supporting cloud services, Microsoft Azure and AWS are becoming the new norm. This guide explains the types of direct cloud connections and how to choose between them.

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UCaaS + SIP Trunking for Positive ROI Part 1: Hybrid Cloud Deployments

Apr 1, 2019
UCaaS + SIP Trunking for Positive ROI Part 1: Hybrid Cloud Deployments

As IT leaders evaluate the cost benefit of unified communications with SIP trunking, they should first understand how hybrid cloud deployments fit in.

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UCaaS + SIP Trunking for Positive ROI Part 2: A Cost Analysis of Hybrid Cloud Deployments

Apr 1, 2019
UCaaS + SIP Trunking for Positive ROI Part 2: A Cost Analysis of Hybrid Cloud Deployments

SIP-trunking makes it easier to justify unified communications investments, but how do you evaluate the cost-benefit of hybrid cloud models? Get eight factors for ROI.

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