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  • In an era of "lean IT," the centralized management capabilities of cloud-managed Wi-Fi make it an attractive option to manage and maintain wireless LANs (WLANs) across multiple locations. The decision to move WLAN management to the cloud requires one key assurance: end–to–end security from user devices to the cloud. This means that user data must be protected over the WAN and in the data center. These security measures should not require on-staff WLAN security expertise to manage. And security …

  • Enterprises searching for identity and access management (IAM) solutions must consider the realities of an increasingly mobile workforce and a highly distributed and complex network of applications. A robust IAM solution can ease management pains, streamline provisioning and de-provisioning, boost user productivity, and secure your applications and data — all while lowering costs, reducing demands on IT, and providing the enterprise with comprehensive data to assist in complying with regulatory …

  • Digital transformation is a growing, urgent imperative for organizations worldwide. Subsequently, network resources to support digital initiatives are coming under intense scrutiny. Increasingly, that focus concentrates on the wide area network (WAN), which provides essential connectivity and valuable network services for branch offices, remote sites, and mobile workers. This white paper from IDC examines how digital transformation and cloud computing have necessitated a significant reassessment of the WAN, …