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The International Connectivity Challenge: How to Achieve a Consistent, Predictable WAN

By Paul Sweeney on November 20, 2018

Businesses around the world continue a ‘strong and co-ordinated global expansion’, the Financial Times reported last year. Uncertainty around Brexit notwithstanding, ‘over two thirds (69 percent) of UK businesses will expand internationally in the next three years’, a survey of 500 key decision makers by Elements Global Services reveals.

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What is Private Pre-Shared Key?

By Neil Harrison on November 06, 2018

The most common way for users and devices to connect to the wireless network is via a pre-shared key, or password. 

Some organisations have implemented 802.1x and already have some control over who can access their network.

Another option is a Private Pre-Shared Key, which we believe has many of the benefits of 802.1x without any of the additional infrastructure requirements.

Sounds too good to be true, right?

Below we outline the pros and cons of Pre-Shared Keys, 802.1x and Private Pre-Shared Keys, to help you decide what's right for your organisation.

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A Closer Look at Software Defined Networking

By Josh Blakey on October 11, 2018

It’s hard to escape mention of digital transformation at present, particularly in regard to the growing requirement for business flexibility and agility. Far from being just a catchword, digital transformation is a necessity for many businesses, with many undertaking this just to survive in a competitive landscape.

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Cisco vs Dell Networking: A Review

By Josh Blakey on September 17, 2018

Choosing the right networking solution for your business has never been more important. Regardless of industry, everybody seems to be feeling the pinch of shrinking budgets, and large estates are often manned by an insufficiently staffed IT Team. With the ever growing demand for a stable and secure network which can support the latest speeds and content, and including the additional considerations such as BYOD, it’s a downplay to call it a headache.

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