Research shows those who are most satisfied with cloud UC solutions are using SD-WAN. Explore the advantages of this technology pairing.
As SD-WAN matures, it’s meeting more enterprise needs. Ovum explains SD-WAN evolution and why IT leaders now have more to gain.
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.
As the pioneer in software-defined networking, Masergy’s new brand crystallizes the value we deliver--helping enterprises transform with certainty.
VoIP and video communications must be crystal clear. Don’t miss this network connectivity guide that helps you identify the access types best suited to accommodate unified communications.
AI is fueling the digital customer experience, and research studies can help you confidently create a plan for investment. Identify ROI and avoid implementation missteps with this guide.
In focusing too narrowly on single technologies, IT leaders miss out on the aggregate benefit of technology chains. The key is to ensure tight integration across all layers of the IT ecosystem with a technology value chain.
With two awards, Cisco recognizes Masergy as its top strategic partner in delivering Webex Contact Center solutions to the market. Masergy has more bookings and the most global users worldwide.
Multi-cloud environments can be accompanied by cloud app performance challenges. Learn how to build a predictable cloud delivery platform with SD-WAN.
Masergy AIOps is the network service industry’s first AI-based network automation solution. See how it will transform IT management and application performance as we know it.
How are IT executives working through the SD-WAN decision making process? IDG research explores why security, network visibility, and in-house talent are key considerations.
Enterprises are only as agile as their IT network. Masergy’s webinar with analyst Zeus Kerravala explores competitive agility and the SD-WAN selection criteria buyers need to digitally transform.
As SD-WAN has matured, buyer concerns have shifted. Research reveals which adoption challenges test IT leaders the most and how buyers can break down barriers to SD-WAN.
How do legal firms support cloud applications and foster emerging technologies all while addressing the ever-expanding scope of security threats? Masergy offers answers at ILTACON 2019.
When it comes to managing your global network, unified visibility is everything, and Masergy’s new SD-WAN portal delivers deeper transparency and a more simplified management experience.
The ingenuity of UCaaS technology is often overshadowed by a complex solution design and deployment process. Get tips for decreasing IT complexity and simplifying your cloud migration.
Research shows the widespread business benefits of SD-WAN are spurring a rise in expectations. See how the trend is spawning new action items for those looking to champion a solution.
Many organizations are starting to realize that their aging, on-premises call centers are adversely impacting their business. These systems are complex and costly to maintain. The inability of legacy call centers to provide users with easy access to...
Research from IDG shows that 90% of companies have either adopted SD-WAN or are actively researching the technology. Explore the state of SD-WAN adoption and how it acts as a lever for IT agility.
Collaboration drives competitiveness, and unified communications is the first stepping stone to success. Explore the pain points and solutions for keeping people digitally connected.
Masergy supports students with inventions making an impact on society. A new STEM scholarship will award $10,000 in total prizes to innovative college students. Get the application details.
As a valuable aspect of SD-WAN, application-based routing is key for bandwidth utilization and cloud services support. Here’s how it works and keys for success.
Contact centers need to evolve with modern technologies, but how do you decide among the options? This cloud migration guide has selection criteria help you identify the best approach.
Moving communications to the cloud just got easier! CloudCollab smoothly blends Cisco’s collaboration tech stack with Masergy’s reliable network services.
Which IT initiatives recognize the greatest benefit from an SD-WAN investment? In this blog, we explore the explosive growth of SD-WAN and how it delivers on top business needs.
Enterprises are now asking their security partners to fight cybercrime on their behalf, making deeper evaluations essential. Key criteria and must-have tools help you know which partners are trustworthy.
SD-WAN leaves CIOs balancing difficult decisions. How to distinguish among service providers and find the partner best suited for digital transformation.
Online security threats are constantly evolving. What should you worry about now? Here’s the latest line up of cybersecurity threats and how to stay ahead.
Hybrid cloud solutions are deployed partially on-premise and partially in the cloud. But which partner and solution is best for this approach? Consider these criteria.
The SD-WAN services market is flooded with solutions, all promising networking nirvana. Here are five criteria for evaluating managed SD-WAN.
Digital transformation study sheds light on technology investments, preferred partnerships, and ROI approaches for IT metamorphosis.
Security must be at the top of the priority list for every SD-WAN deployment. Here’s what you need to keep data safe yet accessible.
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.
As IT leaders evaluate the cost benefit of unified communications with SIP trunking, they should first understand how hybrid cloud deployments fit in.
Customer service is key to customer satisfaction, but millennials and social media have dramatically altered customer interactions. Contact Centers focused solely on voice are becoming obsolete. Find out how the cloud offers an ideal way to track and understand your customers.
A guide for IT leaders evaluating the total cost of ownership of security and the biggest threats to ROI.
Masergy and Cisco have partnered together to give enterprises everything they need in a single, cloud-based environment that smoothes migration.
Hybrid UCaaS deployments call for SIP trunking, but research shows 4 out of 5 report challenges. Here’s how to overcome common pitfalls.
Masergy is a leader in customer service, as proven by our five consecutive Stevie Award. How did we get here? Let’s recount the ways.
SD-WAN edge devices and their configuration play a factor in transparency. Here’s what you need to know.
As an SD-WAN industry leader and a consistently rising star in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, Masergy stands uncontested as a Visionary. Here’s why.
The Director of Security Solutions at Masergy dispels one of the biggest cybersecurity myths that he hears the most.
Because excess bandwidth can’t be easily be reallocated, many networks are sitting on unused resources. Three SD-WAN features make networks efficient and dynamically manageable.
Many people incorrectly believe that it’s only SD-WAN if your network access uses internet links, but that’s false. Here’s why SD-WAN is and should be access agnostic.
A turnkey approach to security can accelerate threat discovery and response time. But how is it different from traditional services and how do you know if you need it? The answers are here.
Is your network and security strategy ready for IoT? Five necessities prepare the IT environment to successfully manage and secure a plethora of connected devices.
Masergy’s Director of Cybersecurity Solutions explores what credential stuffing is and how to protect yourself against it.
Self-adjusting networks are just around the corner. How will these networks of the future better serve CIOs and what’s needed to get there? The answers are here.
This how-to guide translates business goals into an ideal network design that blends both private and public access. You’ll get a design framework, tips, and common missteps.
Team Collaboration is poised to be the new sought-after feature set in UCaaS solutions. Masergy explains what it is and how it will drive productivity to new heights.
When migrating to IaaS/PaaS, what should customers do to secure their part of the shared security model? How does one secure cloud workloads? The answers are here.
IoT is a hotbed for innovation, but to become a true industry disruptor organizations need IT capabilities and resources. Here are two key limitations and three strategies needed to foster IoT innovation.
The year 2018 brought valuable insights in the areas of networking, security, and cloud communications. Explore ten trends, executive takeaways, and some suggested reading.
A Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) must be able to talk to board members and C-level executives and explain security issues in both business and technical terms.
SD-WAN is all the rage, but before investing consider these interoperability, visibility, and security limitations.
Predictions across IT, network, security, and cloud communications highlight the impact of emerging technologies and where CIOs might want to rethink technology investments.
Officially stepping into the role of CEO at Masergy, James Parker shares his inspiration and reasons for joining the team.
Cyber Monday can make or break success for online retailers. Paying attention to the IT infrastructure is a must in order to effectively manage the customer surge and security.
Today’s rhetoric is creating the need for clarity when it comes to the future of MPLS access and the relationship between it and SD-WAN. Here we untangle the truth from fiction.
An Ovum report exposes the status of digital transformation strategies and what forward-thinking CIOs pursue in their journey.
Both fintech startups and traditional financial services firms must evolve their network in order to remain relevant to today’s online consumers. Here’s how to digitally transform with less disruption.
“Frankenstein networks” sew multiple networks together, but are lacking when it comes to agility and visibility. Understand their creation, their operational limitations, and how to avoid them.
IoT helps you outsmart the competition, but yesterday’s IT tools don’t always work in this new era. A game of “two truths and a lie” exposes the certainties and snare traps of misconception.
Masergy moves up in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for UCaaS, Worldwide. With improved ability to execute, Masergy is proud to be a “Niche Player.”
Cyber attacks are among the top three most likely risks that we face as a global society. Cyber defenses are required. Here are three areas of improvement for every entity.
Digital transformation leaders design a more intelligent IT network, leading their enterprise through these three phases of preparation that lay the foundation for innovation.
How can a WAN deliver the flexibility to help companies grow without increasing security exposures? SD-WAN makes segmentation and implementing zero-trust processes far easier.
Industry 4.0 represents the future of manufacturing, but success requires a digital transformation. Here’s how hybrid WAN technology helps legacy networks bring products to life.
After partnering with Masergy, a financial services company was able to downgrade their cyber security risk status from yellow to green. These tactics helped lower their cyber insurance premiums.
Total economic impact study explains how a transportation company switched to a hybrid network platform, achieving 36% ROI and reducing costs by $785,000 over a three-year period
Gartner’s new buyers guide for the managed detection and response market puts Masergy among other major providers. Here’s why Masergy earned a spot on the list.
Identifying the right hybrid networking partner can mean the difference between digital transformation and stagnation. Here are 75 key RFP questions to ask your potential provider.
Cloud-based unified communications is being widely adopted due to its ability to deliver cost savings and flexibility to businesses and their employees.
Don’t focus security spending on breach reactions. Invest in proactive protections and rapid incident response teams alongside security improvement programs.
Security shouldn’t be bolted on. Here’s why enterprises should look for SD-WAN solutions that make security built-in. Ask these questions before you buy.
The network should carry weight in your UCaaS decision-making process. Seven metrics help you identify providers whose network is as strong as their communications platform.
Law firms are targets for hackers. What does the security threat landscape look like for 2019, and how will legal organizations take the lead in winning at cybersecurity?
When it comes to Net Promoter Score, Masergy is now reaching the same heights as brands like Apple and Amazon, marking the customer experience as best-in-class.
The number of intersections between network and security is increasing, and collaboration at each junction is critical. Explore the three areas of focus where alignment is needed most.
When your network design creates an unlimited number of virtual environments, shouldn’t your security strategy follow? Explore an overlooked technique to strengthen network and security synergies.
Software defined network architectures lay the foundation for the self-driving networks of our future. Explore the evolution of intent-based networks and learn how to build one.
Masergy's CTO makes a hypothesis: Within the next few years, SD-WAN will become just another integrated network routing feature as opposed to the standalone solution it is today.
Don’t navigate the world of outsourced security alone. Forrester Research and Masergy join forces to help you find the right managed security services provider.
The recent surge of data breaches indicate a new security approach is needed to keep sensitive information safe. Managed Detection and Response can help overwhelmed enterprise IT and security teams fill the gap.
When it comes to enterprise network services, there is a significant shift happening in buyer behavior. Here’s a breakdown of what’s changed.
Security is a concern for those migrating to the cloud. Understand the risks, shared security models, Cloud Access Service Broker (CASB) solutions, and how Masergy’s Managed CASB offering can help.
The SD-WAN hype has perpetuated unrealistic expectations. Masergy explains the truth about cost savings and the misconceptions around SD-WAN as an MPLS replacement.
The SD-WAN buzz has many excited about new advances in networking technologies, but what is SD-WAN and why all the excitement? The answers are here.
The majority of IT leaders aren't particularly happy with the state of their WANs. In this article, Masergy's SVP of Business Development, John Dumbleton, explores concerns that are troubling decision makers.
The healthcare industry is undergoing a digital transformation in which the pace of technology innovation is accelerating, increasingly advancing the patient experience.
Digital transformation continues to be top of mind for IT leaders as they plan for and support their strategic initiatives. The foundational element to a successful digital transformation is automation of workflows and business processes.
Masergy recently earned its fourth consecutive Stevie Award for Sales and Customer Service, which marks us a mainstay in service delivery excellence. So, how does Masergy deliver award-winning customer experiences so consistently?
Many IT professionals have questions about what exactly SD-WAN is, how it works, what capabilities it offers, and how it is deployed. Here's an overview of Masergy's conversational e-guide, a comprehensive SD-WAN introduction and buyers guide written for the not-so-technical audience.
Our team showcased UCaaS-driven business process automation use cases at Enterprise Connect 2018. Want to build a voice-powered enterprise? Let Masergy show you how.
As the digital evolution accelerates exponentially, we see profound impacts on innovation and the role of the CIO. Where is SDIT taking us next? What do we need to know about these transformational changes? How should we respond?
Gartner has once again named Masergy a "Visionary" in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global. In fact, we are the highest ranking Visionary in the quadrant. Find out how Masergy has earned this designation by Gartner.
CIOs face a fundamental challenge: the velocity of change. New disruptive technologies are being released at accelerating speeds, spawning the convergence of AI and IoT, and also threading new security and software-defined capabilities throughout the fabric of our enterprise networks.
IT leaders recognize the value of software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WAN), and when it comes to implementation, 80 percent of executives are opting to augment rather than replace their network technologies, according to a new IDG Market Pulse survey.
In the age of digital transformation, IT executives have serious doubts about their network performance living up to future enterprise expectations, but hybrid networking solutions or hybrid WANs including SD-WAN are boosting their confidence.
In the age of digital transformation, IT executives have doubts about their network living up to future expectations. See why hybrid networking and SD-WAN are boosting their confidence.
Learn the risks that come with Office 365 enterprise deployments, what’s needed to improve security, and how to leverage managed security service providers in your efforts.
The repeal of Net Neutrality has incited concerns about cost increases and the ability to manipulate Internet traffic. What is Net Neutrality and are the pros and cons? Here’s what you need to know.
Since the repeal of Net Neutrality, IT executives are wondering how the changes will impact their network. Here are the considerations Masergy believes will be most helpful.
Voice-based conversational interfaces rightfully received the 2017 technology spotlight, but in the future these devices will share their spotlight with Integration Platform as a Service.
Masergy's patented Unified Enterprise Security platform was specifically designed to identify the anomalous lateral movements that undoubtedly took place inside the NiceHash network.
Masergy customers are now getting more out of our SD-WAN Go solution with new and enhanced features that streamline the enterprise cloud transition. Masergy’s recent press release announced new enhancements that add sophisticated application routing and automatic path control, as well as an embedded advanced firewall and router.
We interviewed many of our customer CIOs and real-time collaboration that can be conducted across different channels of communications and devices was a key focus area.
We are excited for our friends at BroadSoft on the Cisco acquisition. Joining the Cisco family means accelerating more enterprise communications to the cloud. Masergy has experienced first-hand huge growth in adoption of Global UCaaS among our customer base as more enterprises move their on-premises communications to the cloud and seek a provider that has the ability to offer a frictionless migration experience to customers worldwide.
Independent security researcher Mathy Vanhoef has discovered a weakness affecting almost all implementations of the Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) protocol. Virtually all Wi-Fi access points in the world use the WPA2 authentication handshake that we now know can be easily altered by attackers.
Prevention strategies and controls can’t keep up with exponentially growing attack surfaces. Network visibility is one of several tools that help advance the detection and response mission.
It’s no secret that being named to the Gartner UCaaS Magic Quadrant is an accomplishment. Each year, Gartner evaluates players in the UCaaS space. This year, Masergy is excited to announce that we’ve been assessed on the completeness of and ability to execute our cloud communications vision, and have been named a Niche Player in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide (UCaaS MQ).
Enterprises thinking about their connectivity challenges over the next year put security among their top three concerns, according to a new IDG Enterprise survey of IT executives. How to increase WAN flexibility and agility without increasing the possibility of data breaches and other security problems?
By now, everyone has heard of Hurricane Harvey, the tropical storm that has inundated parts of the Houston, Texas area with more than 40-50 inches of rain, flooding a quarter of the land mass that makes up Harris County. In this post, we explore how UCaaS solutions can help organizations minimize lost business.
The importance of aligning tech and the business may sound like a no-brainer. In fact, the CIO position — created back in the 1980s — was supposed to do just that. Yet for decades, business leaders have complained that IT was either pursuing technology for technology's sake or merely keeping the lights on. The promise of aligning IT with the business remained unfulfilled. Now, true digital transformation is underway at a wide range of organizations and industries.
Security leaders are struggling with the widening attack surfaces from a growing number of network endpoints. Masergy’s Managed Endpoint Detection and Response service can help.
Masergy just earned a Net Promoter Score of 74 — 6x higher than the average score for all telecom companies and 3x higher than that for the B2B technology industry overall.
If you do business in the European Union — even if your organization is based elsewhere — get ready. The EU’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) delivers a long list of what one international law firm calls “onerous obligations.”
Vacation season is upon us and it’s a great time to catch up on the latest reads on new technologies, business disruption and tech innovators. Here’s what we recommend for CIOs and other members of the cognoscenti this season.
SD-WAN adoption is rapidly taking hold in companies of all sizes as they undergo digital transformation. SD-WAN is an attractive option for businesses that are updating their WAN edge equipment, connecting branch offices, modernizing their WAN infrastructure, and aggressively moving to the cloud.
If your enterprise plans to be part of the rapidly evolving digital economy, your rigid network isn’t going to cut it much longer. The future of enterprise networks will be based on a mesh architecture made up of multiple connection types transmitting ever-increasing amounts of data across global locations.
There’s been a lot of excitement over SD-WAN and its potential to leverage the cost/performance benefits of Internet access. That excitement is justified in the era of the cloud and the proliferation of remote and mobile users. These trends are...
Companies are often limited in their efforts to achieve business insights and optimal outcomes due to a lack of business process integration. Organizations try to master the challenge with APIs that help connect the dots across communications, CRM,...
The world of cyber security is an asymmetric battleground. The attack surface is growing as a result of the growing number of connected devices, malicious apps, the Internet of Things, cloud services and the digitization of business functions...
Over 2,000 years ago, the Chinese began building the Great Wall of China. The idea was to protect Chinese states and empires from raids by various nomadic groups. The wall served its purpose, in addition to regulating trade and import duties. More...
There's no rest for the weary – and IT security professionals rank high among that group. Their battles are never-ending. Just take a look at these findings from Risk Based Security, released in January, which revealed that 2016 saw more than 4,000...
At Masergy, networking is our passion. And in our first-ever submission we were named as the only Visionary in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global.
Unified communications are moving to the cloud — and fast. Driving this rapid growth is a long list of powerful benefits such as the move from a capital expense to a subscription model, and lower TCO through the integration of voice and data...
Cybercriminals are becoming better organized and more sophisticated in their exploits. That’s causing enterprises to increase spending to protect their most valuable assets.
Security decision makers are moving away from threat prevention to a mindset focused on advanced detection, rapid response and breach mediation.
When selecting a WAN solution, organizations are emphasizing agility. These ten enterprise buyer criteria will help you evaluate WAN solutions, pinpointing nimble networks.
There is a cyber arms race going on and the bad guys appear to have the lead. Cyber criminals recently hacked the U.S. Democratic National Committee, exploiting flaws in both Windows and Adobe Flash. Hackers took down Twitter, Spotify and Reddit in the recent massive distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack.
Moving business communications to the cloud can deliver substantial value, mitigating three major risk factors that nearly all organizations face. Here’s how unified communications lowers risk.
In cyber security, many traditional defenses are being outpaced by advanced threats. That's why several cyber-defense organizations are developing non-traditional detection techniques.
SD-WAN taps into all available network resources to dynamically direct traffic across all bandwidth options from MPLS to broadband. Let’s explore all the benefits of SD-WAN.
Software defined networking and software defined WAN have been the object of considerable buzz and confusion of late. Where does one end and the other begin? Here’s a look at their relationship.
A vast number of organizations are migrating from legacy PBXs to cloud communications systems. This best practices model uses a three-stage approach to ensure optimum outcomes.
Privileged accounts are necessary but create significant risks. Recommended by CERT and the SANS Institute, these four steps protect against privileged access abuses.
Despite the best efforts of educators, industry and government, we as a nation are failing to attract and educate a sufficient number of young scientists and technologists. Demand for these workers is growing fast but our talent pool is not.
Crypto-segmentation is a new approach to protecting applications and the data they access from hackers who have become adept at penetrating corporate systems.
Most CEOs and CISOs already know that cyberattacks can cost their organizations a lot for technical investigation, mediation and cyber security improvements.
Masergy’s Threat Intelligence Dashboard is the single pane of glass that offers visibility into your security posture. Learn about two key enhancements--data visualization and incident reporting.
WAN optimization is becoming an attractive option for companies that are growing globally and need to support an increasing number of large branch offices and remote locations.
If you’re looking for something entertaining and thought provoking to read, there’s no need to look any further. We’ve compiled the ultimate CIO summer reading list for you.
Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, from drive-by downloads to watering hole attacks to the most common attack vector – spear phishing.
Lagging network performance can be one of a company’s most frustrating problems. Something is creating more traffic than the network can handle. That much is clear. But the exact nature may not be clear to IT administrators.
Keeping your organization’s IT systems safe and secure has never been more difficult. Companies are under increased threats from a variety of cyber threats.
IT departments expend endless hours and countless dollars on network automation tools—hardware and software that handle change and configuration management issues.
Enterprise BYOD programs are becoming more sophisticated and mature as employee usage of mobile devices continues to rise exponentially. BYOD security risks are also of growing concern.
What keeps CIOs up at night? Unauthorized users on their communications networks; stolen information; disrupted business activity. These are all real threats
Cloud-based VoIP solutions deliver greater flexibility of your communications resources but because VoIP phones are network devices, they can leave you exposed to many of the same security threats facing your computer systems.
Ransomware has been much in the news due to the dangerous escalation in these types of attacks. Much attention has focused on healthcare attacks but all industries are vulnerable.
It stands to reason that the best way to attract and keep customers is to serve them well. But how do you know if you’re actually doing that? Ask them of course.
Every CIO knows about the high cost of cyber security. You’ve probably also experienced the skyrocketing salaries that security experts are demanding.
Customer feedback is essential to software development. Without real world feedback, it’s difficult to improve the user experience.
Like many enterprise systems, unified communications is moving from expensive and rigid on-premise deployments to hybrid and pure cloud solutions. Enterprises that adopt cloud communications gain the cost advantages of an OPEX versus CAPEX model.
Enterprise Connect is being held next week in Orlando, FL. It’s one of the industry’s premier events on communications trends, providing insights from industry thought leaders, in-depth technical sessions, and the largest and broadest exhibition focused on systems, software and services.
Is your network as dynamic as your business? If not, perhaps it’s time to consider a hybrid network. After all, your network is your organization’s central nervous system.
If you’re looking for a scary story, put down the H.P. Lovecraft novel and pick up the 11th edition of The Global Risks Report 2016, courtesy of the World Economic Forum.
If your business is growing, chances are you’re outgrowing your corporate network.
CISOs whose companies do business in Europe will soon have to review and in all probability update their security infrastructure and processes in response to the European Union’s Cyber-Security Directive that was released last month.
Artificial intelligence is back in the spotlight, more powerful and disruptive than ever.
People around the world are tapping into video conferencing to connect and collaborate.
As we bid the old year goodbye and await the new, let’s look at the trends and strategies that will enable technology-driven business transformation.
What’s ahead for Cloud Communications in 2016? Enterprise adoption is expected to surge so here are some key issues that CIOs will want to factor into their IT plans for the coming year.
Security in our insecure world is a growing issue. To help IT professionals plan, here are three predictions for new IT security risks in 2016.
One key benefit of Cloud Communications is the capability to rapidly scale up or down based on an organization’s need for capacity and capabilities.
Time is an important dimension of data analysis and one that can be used to keep your networks safe from intrusions.
What if you couldn’t determine how the burglars got in? That’s essentially the problem with many of today’s network-security systems.
Over the last few years, shareholders have filed lawsuits against directors and officers at companies like Target, Wyndham Worldwide, Heartland Payment Systems and TJX Companies following massive data breaches.
There’s a powerful correlation between the security of your network and Masergy’s Unified Enterprise Security (UES) platform.
Your network is unique. So are its security needs. That’s why Masergy designed its Unified Enterprise Security (UES) technology platform differently.
In mid-October, the leading standards group ETSI declared that security in the Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) environment represents both a major challenge and enormous opportunity.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules and other government regulations are fairly well-understood. But maintaining compliance is becoming increasingly complex.
The Internet of Things will open up an amazing world. We’ll see industries of every kind adopt the technology and realize impressive results.
Have you begun thinking about your network in light of the fast-tracking Internet of Things? If not, now’s the time to start.
Cloud-based video conferencing options are on the rise as a key enabler of workplace productivity, and cloud-based unified communication applications offer big advantages.
Many IT organizations focus on security solutions without making a corresponding investment in the human side of cyber breaches and vulnerabilities.
Many companies are starting to adopt software defined networking in their enterprise networks as part of an effort to modernize aging infrastructure and speed the deployment of new services.
Software defined networking is a popular concept gaining acceptance across the information technology industry.
Machine learning is increasingly being used in cyber security to help companies identify risks and anticipate problems before they become overwhelming crises.
Web Real-Time Communications is on track to become a useful tool for real-world business communications and collaboration.
Difficult as it may seem, determining your organization’s cyber risk is the first step in protecting its digital assets in this new age of advanced and evolving threats.
The corporate WAN is now the focus of considerable attention after years of modest network innovation. This is due in large part to new efforts behind Software Defined Networking (SDN) standards and architectures.
Many enterprises are still learning how Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) can bring about business transformation as well as IT efficiencies.
Network behavioral analysis provides a systematic, architectural approach to network security.
Lincoln Moving & Storage Company’s motto is “We move America.” But when it came to moving and adding offices as part of its rapid growth, it needed a bit of help.
Moving your communications and collaborations applications to a managed cloud environment is a no brainer.
A global network is a company’s central nervous system that influences the overall health and performance of a business and it’s critical systems.
Recent cyber breaches of federal agencies and high profile financial companies signal a new wave in cyber warfare and speaks to the need for all organizations to rethink their approaches to security.
Just as security breaches are becoming more sophisticated and multi-faceted, so too must businesses develop multi-pronged approaches to cyber security defense.
Ask most CIOs what they’re doing to upgrade their network infrastructure and they’ll tell you their companies are adopting hybrid network architectures that provide the flexibility to address rapidly changing business requirements.
Having a modern Unified Communications system is the first line of defense in dealing with a crisis. Being able to notify employees what’s going on and enable them to continue to carry out critical tasks and normal business activities is essential.
Global networks are the central nervous system of companies, impacting all facets of how organizations operate and increasingly, how they deliver value to customers and partners.
Managed security service providers (MSSPs) can help bring much needed manpower and other resources to constrained IT departments.
Do you think that you don’t need a unified enterprise security system, because you already have cyber theft insurance? Think again. For one, insurance doesn’t cover the most expensive breaches.
Do you recall the last time your Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system provided you with something useful?
Organizations are struggling to cope with the increasing demand for enterprise WAN bandwidth.
WebRTC is emerging from the realm of hype to real-world adoption.
A growing number of enterprises are adopting cloud-based Unified Communications.
Cybercrime is growing at an unprecedented rate and information security has become a critical business issue that impacts revenue, risk, productivity and reputation.
The risk of cyber security threats is growing exponentially and failure to address it in a concerted way can result in serious consequences.
Hybrid deployments are ideal for distributed organizations ready to begin their migration to a cloud-based Unified Communication solution while maximizing returns on existing investments.
Network Function Virtualization (NFV) has the ability to improve the customer experience and we here at Masergy are excited about its promise.
TrueCrypt, the popular cross-platform disc encryption tool, might be secure after all, according to the Open Crypto Audit Project.
Software defined networking (SDN) promises to transform enterprise networks into modular, scalable assets that can be assembled and rearranged as business needs require.
The PCI Security Standards Council notified security professionals that the SSL protocol no longer meets the definition of "strong cryptography." Here’s why and some suggested next steps
Last year, U.S. companies spent $2 billion in cyber security premiums, up 65 percent from 2013.These insurance policies help lower the risk of operating in today’s hyper-connected environment.
Hybrid clouds offer CIOs a great compromise. By mixing both internal and external clouds, hybrid clouds empower organizations to take advantage of the public cloud’s scalability and cost-effectiveness.
To succeed at business, provide excellent customer service. That’s more than just a nice idea. It’s a strategy backed up by a growing body of research. It’s also the way we do business at Masergy.
Big Data is no longer a futuristic buzzword; it's a reality many enterprises must deal with today. How does analyzing and using that data play an important role in reducing IT complexity and automating manual tasks at your business?
Much has been written and, frankly, overhyped about big data in recent years that the most important considerations with regard to big data might be what to believe and where to start.
The last line of cyber security defense for most organizations is endpoint security. Virtually all customers deploy some form of antivirus and anti-malware software on PCs, laptops, mobile devices and their trusted computing base (TCB).
Recent winter storms and power outages highlight the need for continuity planning. Recent research shows that as many as half of all small-to-medium businesses have no business-continuity plan at all.
The Chief Information Security Officer position represents a unique opportunity for technology professionals to better align IT with the business.
Intrusion prevention systems monitor networks for malicious activity but are unable to detect advanced persistent threats that bypass perimeter defenses.
Companies are spending billions of dollars on computer security while a global black market of off-the-shelf malware software and services flourishes.
Shellshock is the latest security threat that exploits a vulnerability in the widely used Bash that could leave computers open to malicious botnets.
Big data analytics is transforming the way companies manage network security and defend against advanced persistent threats.
Internet traffic from non-business related sites and apps, like streaming video of the seasonal championship basketball or hockey game to a work computer, can negatively impact an enterprise's productivity.
Social media, mobile devices and cloud services pose growing security risks to corporate networks and data.
A new IT architecture is emerging that encompasses software as a service, software-defined networking and hyper-scale cloud computing.
Cloud computing requires IT staffs to take on the role of provisioning services, negotiating contracts and collaborating with users on app requirements.
Patrick Tisdale, CIO of global law firm McKenna Long & Aldridge, chose Masergy's managed network services to enhance their business.
Chief Technology Officer Tim Naramore talks about the on-demand bandwidth innovations behind Masergy Intelligent Service Control (ISC) application.
To reflect the many ways that workers want to communicate and collaborate, voice messaging is increasingly being integrated into Unified Communications solutions.
In 2014, the frequency and ferocity of cyber breaches at global companies reached epic levels. What if 2015 is actually worse?
IT security spending is up and so are security breaches. The cause can be attributed to three factors: shortcomings in people, processes and technology.
The information technology field is in the midst of a transformational shift that will change how enterprises buy, consume and benefit from technology.
There are some groundbreaking disruptions coming in the form of WebRTC that could spell trouble for the telephone companies as we know them.
Hosted unified communications enables new services and feature updates to be implemented quickly by the service provider, with zero disruption to customers.
NFV helps IT departments replace pizza box servers at the customer premise with software-driven services.
The cloud-based video communications revolution for enterprise productivity provides seamless communications anywhere and from any device.
Land Home Financial Services needed unified communications with guaranteed performance for their business-critical cloud apps. They chose Masergy.
Check out the video shown during the Dallas Business Journal 2014 Best Places to Work event to get a peek of why Masergy made the list.
With Masergy Communicator, users can see real-time availability of colleagues, seamlessly move an IM from their laptop to their phone and enjoy dozens of other cool unified communications features.
Learn how Back9Network, a burgeoning golf lifestyle network, leveraged Masergy's Cloud UC and Global Cloud Networking solutions for explosive growth.
How does an enterprise keep lines of communications open with customers and partners after a disaster? Masergy has several disaster recovery options.
Global manufacturer Wabtec needed a high-performance network from a single global provider to deliver its critical business applications from the cloud.
The combination of higher IT costs, globalization and shrinking budgets have many enterprises considering virtual desktop infrastructure, or VDI. But for VDI to deliver on its promise, a high-performance network is required.
The Church Without Walls has over 20,000 members. They wanted a reliable IP network to enhance the church's video broadcasting and transmission capabilities to their congregation.
Cloud UC transforms voice services from rudimentary, on-premise phone networks into vital, strategic business assets enabling real-time unified communications to enhance productivity.
Learn the critical lessons enterprise companies learn when they use a high-performance network with built-in analytics and granular control.
Why embedding cloud-based unified communications technology into a global MPLS network delivers game-changing productivity.
IT departments can't stop BYOD, nor should they try. Successful BYOD deployments require IT to shift network and security control from the device level to the network level.
As global enterprises increasingly rely on business-critical apps delivered from the cloud, network performance is the key to success.
When a global broadcast video company needed a flexible and affordable alternative to traditional connectivity, they chose Masergy.