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Industry Info to Know – 04.10.20 Roundup

  Greg LaBrie     Apr 10, 2020

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We're committed to gathering and sharing knowledgeable and actionable articles to help move your business forward. Articles that cover the topics that are impacting your business now, so you can adjust your strategy to ensure your business thrives during times of uncertainty and beyond.

WEI Industry Info to Know Roundup 04.10

Each Friday you can expect to see a new "Industry Info to Know" blog post from WEI consisting of a roundup of articles from industry experts, analysts, and our partners that we find insightful and helpful. We will also include links to industry news that you need to know about—news that will impact your business so you can plan ahead for it. We all need to help each other right now—we're all in IT together.

Let's take a look at the articles that caught our attention this week.

Industry News & Insights

How to Strengthen Your Security in 2020
This Cisco blog post discusses security technologies that Cisco finds highly important, but had surprisingly low adoption rates according to their 2020 CISO Benchmark report. Are you utilizing these security solutions? Read more >>

Coronavirus Is ‘The Epitome’ Of A Real-Life SD-WAN Use Case
This article from CRN talks about the acceleration and growth of SD-WAN as users move off the campus network to remote connections. Learn more about why companies are turning to SD-WAN to quickly and securely connect users to applications. Read more >>

Enable Secure, Remote Connectivity with Aruba RAP
This week's WEI blog post from Victor Fabian, Senior Mobility and Access Architect, explains how you can manage remote workspaces with Aruba's Remote Access Points. Learn more about this solution and its benefits. Read more >>

Cloud Security for Rapidly Increasing Remote Work
This Fortinet blog highlights the 'remote worker challenge' and addresses five critical business continuity use cases with cloud security to help you quickly and cost effectively respond to immediate security requirements. Read more >>

What’s Better in a Pandemic: VDI or VPN?
VMware's EUC blog tackles this question by discussing the attractive characteristics of each solution, as well as drawbacks to consider, to help you decide what's right for your business as you support an increase in remote workers. Read more >>

Gartner CFO Survey Reveals 74% Intend to Shift Some Employees to Remote Work Permanently
Learn more about the recent Gartner survey of CFOs and Finance leaders who indicated plans to move at least 5% of previously on-site workforce to permanently remote positions post-COVID 19. This is a trend we're watching closely.


Industry Conferences Update

We are actively monitoring the status of industry tradeshows and conferences and will provide updates as they come in. We've been referring to this helpful roundup from SDxCentral:  COVID-19 Trade Show Impact (Update).


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Greg LaBrie

Written by Greg LaBrie

Greg LaBrie has more than 20 years of network architecture and engineering experience designing networks that exceed technical requirements, improve operational proficiency and reduce total costs of ownership. Greg holds a number of technical certifications for HPE, Cisco, Fortinet, and much more.

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