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  • Even More Methods To Provide IPv4 as a Service (IPv4aaS) — Part 3

    Scott Hogg   |   February 8, 2017
    In the first part of this blog series we covered the rationale behind why organizations may prefer to run a single-protocol IPv6-only core. However, service providers must continue to provide service to subscribers who have legacy IPv4-only... Read more
  • How to Strategically Consume Technology

    Scott Bierwirth   |   January 17, 2017
    Hate it or love it, the way businesses consume technology is changing. Pretty much every business need can now be met with “as a service (aaS)” delivery from the cloud. Software as a Service = SaaS. Platform as a Service = PaaS.... Read more
  • How to Provide IPv4 as a Service (IPv4aaS) — Part 2

    Scott Hogg   |   January 12, 2017
    In the first part of this 3-part blog series, we discussed how IPv4 will soon become a legacy protocol.  In a few years, IPv6 Internet traffic volumes will surpass IPv4 Internet traffic volumes.  We also explored the motivation for service... Read more
  • Paying it Forward with Splunk…Pays Off

    Robert Berger   |   January 9, 2017
    GTRI has been fortunate to be a part of the greater Splunk ecosystem since 2012, and as I have mentioned in previous posts, we truly feel fortunate to be a part of such an amazing group of companies, agencies, partners and individuals across... Read more
  • Top 5 Most Popular Technical Blog Posts of 2016

    GTRI Admin   |   December 28, 2016
    It’s been an exciting year in enterprise technology, and we’ve covered much of it on the GTRI blog, including significant releases from vendors like Cisco and Splunk, and topics such as Software-Defined Networking (SDN), DevOps, IPv6,... Read more
  • Pinpoint Solution vs. Platform: Which is Best For Your Company’s Security?

    Jon Link   |   December 19, 2016
    What does your company’s security solution set look like? Does it look like this? The traditional view of security is often fragmented by using a single solution approach for each security control. Multiple vendors with varying... Read more
  • Amazon Web Services Makes Headway on IPv6 Adoption

    Scott Hogg   |   December 14, 2016
    IPv6-Capable Cloud Infrastructure Services The adoption of IPv6 has been increasing, but there have been a few areas where IPv6 has had difficulty gaining traction. One area where IPv6 hasn’t been widely implemented is within corporate... Read more
  • What I Learned in 2016

    Michael Edwards   |   December 13, 2016
    As anyone who works in Information Technology knows, change is a constant in this industry. When it comes to new understanding and applying new products and technologies, it takes a concerted effort to keep up. This year I had the... Read more
  • 2017 Technology Predictions: Networking and Security

    Scott Hogg   |   December 9, 2016
    It seems that every year holiday decorations appear in the store earlier than the year before. I’ve noticed the same trend with prediction posts. I saw a few in early November this year; I imagine next year we might see some as a precursor... Read more
  • AWS re:Invent re:Emphasizes the Importance of Cloud Security

    Scott Hogg   |   December 5, 2016
    Importance of Security to AWS and Its Customers It may be obvious that there is a heightened importance of security when operating in a public cloud. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made it clear that security is one of their top... Read more