08.12.2016Enterprise Tech

Enterprise Technology Spotlight: Virtual Network Services, Internet of Things

By: Grainne Colgan
Internet of Things

Our weekly roundup of headlines making news this this week focuses on the customer benefits of Virtual Network Services (VNS) and how VNS is creating a new era for enterprise video.

We then pivot to IoT security, which is a hot topic every week. The included article provides 10 best practices for IoT security – including the need to encrypt and think defensively, and think beyond your hardware and software.

Here’s this week’s spotlight…

Q&A: Verizon’s lonker maps out virtual network services

“Enterprise CIOs say they want to worry less about the network and more about customer experience from app to cloud in a very simple way that also reduces total cost of ownership…” (Telco Transformation)

Virtual networks: a game-changer for enterprise video

Virtual networks are transforming the way enterprises communicate and collaborate via high quality video services. Additionally, it’s enabling capacity on demand and new revenue streams. (Enterprise Working Planet)

10 IoT security best practices for IT pros

In September 2015, The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), a partnership between the FBI, the National White Collar Crime Center, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance, issued a warning about the risks posed by internet of things (IoT) devices. This article offers 10 best practice security tips for IT pros designing and implanting IoT devices. (Information Week)