3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP): Originally convened to establish agreed upon standards for 3G wireless technology, the 3GPP is a collaboration group of telecommunication standard setting associations. The 3GPP is one of the groups currently working on new standards for 5G wireless technology.
Beamforming: Traditionally, wireless signals are broadcasted in all directions, but beamforming, signals are aimed at specific locations or devices using arrayed antenna. This technology will save energy and decrease interference.
Cloud Radio Access Network (cRAN): Part of the envisioned virtualized network concept, the proposed cRAN architecture world move processing from the radio or device level to the cloud. The idea is that pooling resources in the cloud will create more efficient and less costly mobile networks. Continue reading “Mini Glossary Term for 5G You Should Know”
These days, it’s not just internet security. Here are four ways businesses can protect themselves from the latest potential threats. There’s a lot of talk about business performance: how to drive better leads, how to enhance customer care, and all this is great. But what about security? Shouldn’t this be a central conversation? How are we keeping our businesses safe and secure from theft, hacking and other malicious behavior? Because we haven’t got it figured out. This article includes the top 4 security tips to keep your business safe.
Cybersecurity incidents are impacting small- to medium- size businesses (SMBs) more and more. According to a survey conducted by the 2112 Group, whether a channel partner calls itself a value added reseller (VAR) or managed service provider (MSP), managed services represent a significant and strategic piece of their overall operations, value proposition and revenue and profitability. The average channel partner earns up to 30% of its revenue from recurring revenue. Life as a VAR has been great, but it’s time to consider changing to the managed security service provider (MSSP) model. Adding services to software sales has turned large profits for years. It’s time to get on the fast track.
Read on this article to learn how you can, as a VAR, most effectively protect SMBs and your business, creating loyalty and higher margins.
Topics covered include:
Cybersecurity risks to SMBs.
The business boom for MSSPs.
Turning risk into opportunity.
Capitalizing on the opportunity to change from VAR to MSSP.
Artificial Intelligence (AI): The broader concept of machines being able to carry out tasks in a way that we would consider “smart”.
Analytics: The tool used to measure patterns or trends in data.
APIs: Application Programming Interface. Software that allows two different sources to communicate with each other instantly. Messenger that takes your message and tells a system what it is you want to do and returns the response to you instantly.
AWS: Amazon Web Services. A division of Amazon that provides cloud-based infrastructure for businesses.
Benchmark: A point at which activity and performance are measured and compared.