A freight parcel can be compared to an IP parcel, because without a good infrastructure
Most companies have seen more change in the IT function in recent months than in the past few decades. The world in which we work and live together has changed
Will the western world be knocked out by the Russians? It appears so. Since March, Russian spies have been active in numerous international companies and government agencies. In the Netherlands
How agile are our manufacturing industries ? Perhaps not the most positive question to start 2021, but in 2020 we encountered considerable hiccups in global supply chains. That is why
A common misconception is that Cloud always works. However something crucial sits between your user-base and the cloud, namely: the internet connection. Organizations may come to a standstill when something
The crucial backbone of your business, the network, often suffers from unhealthy or even threatening situations. It is not inconceivable that decisions regarding design, procurement and management are based on
In this interview I discuss managing global networks for large organizations. We call it ‘Network as a Service’. This may be new for some of us. It appears to be
Our Network-as-a-Service proposition is growing, with wonderful customers such as Bugaboo. To secure service continuity we provide our customers with the right service assurance and support, now and in the future,
Securing your enterprise network worldwide at attractive costs with the flexibility and scalability that is expected today. Which deployment and management models are currently available for SD-WAN? How does the
Bugaboo. Anyone parenting or taking care of baby’s and toddlers knows them from strollers, buggy’s, safe car seats and handy accessories. It is a modern, international organization that wants to
Is SASE going to revolutionize network security? We believe it will. In fact, we expect this groundbreaking security framework to be embraced much sooner than big giants as Cisco, Juniper,
Recently my son asked me: “Daddy can you explain what you do for work?” Before I even realized it, my answer was ‘a clothing store’. While I hate to try
An interesting article recently appeared on CIO.com with the appealing title “Employee satisfaction now more important than ever.” The article writes about expectations that employees have of the (home) workplace,
It is the strong statement by Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, that there are major developments in SD-WAN, software-defined networks in a wide area, and leading global brands are collaborating.
Suppose you ask a random person to give as many names as possible of providers of internet access. You will likely hear two to five names, while there are dozens
Slow network performance has a major impact on user experience and daily business. Video conferences between directors at international business locations and customers can be interrupted. Also, network slowdown can
Disruptive or solid perhaps? These are two words of extremes, but they can both apply to a CIO, IT manager, IT architect or other related position. Which characterization suits you
What does a CIO, IT manager or IT architect do when almost the entire workforce must be able to work remotely? Often the first reaction is to use the most
This week we had an online discussion with the management a large international company. The challenge; The costs for the network connecting all sites continue as everyone works at home.
The way we work and do business together is changing very rapidly. Certainly right now, as the majority of the working population suddenly became a home worker, and that applies
As we struggle with the implications of Coronavirus, IT professionals are readying themselves for what’s being called the largest work-from-home experiment in human history. A lot of efforts are currently
The majority of your employees are undoubtedly working at home because of COVID-19. It is now very important that collaboration tools like Microsoft Teams, WebEx, Google HangOuts and of course
Network security is becoming even more challenging for IT departments, because the lightning-fast 5G network is coming. The pressure on cyber security will only increase with the advent of 5G,
The future of network security is in the Cloud, according to renowned research firm Gartner. The edges of business locations are blurring whilst applications and services are being delivered from
As many are finding out in these times, secure application delivery to home workers can be quite a challenge. Especially for international organizations, meeting the connectivity demands of a globally
@TATA Communications as Director Sales West Europe, I started to dream: about my own Telco, worldwide, better than all others… However I always thought: I can’t do that, it is
IPknowledge has been providing connectivity and performance-visibility solutions for international companies for almost 20 years.
Recently a new customer signed up with us, because they decided to leave their existing partner for IT Managed Services. The client was assigned to us
The new government in the Netherlands should spend another 833 million euros on digital security. This is a recommendation from the Netherland's Cyber Security Council.
You may think this quite a bold statement. But I got this thought when a friend called me to ask for advice.