Blog Posts for Security

When it comes to optimizing mid-market enterprise networks, one size does not fit all

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Wouldn’t it be nice if everything was Plug and Play? We all crave that kind of simplicity in our lives, but sometimes simplicity leads to oversimplification that becomes counterproductive. In the network space, we see this a lot with mid-market companies who would welcome the types of solutions geared for smaller organization but which just can’t seem to scale to their needs. At the same time, they often lack the resources of many larger enterprises who can more easily apply the time and money required to bring complex projects to fruition.

How SD-WAN Can Take on Branch Office Security Challenges

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Prior to SD-WAN, multi-location enterprise networks needed to rely solely on local protection at the branch office level from a data security perspective. This typically meant point security appliances at the network boundary in the branch office, which combine functionality including firewalls and unified threat management for local use (content filters, data loss protection, data encryption services, etc.). Moving to SD-WAN introduces new options for taking on typical multi-office network security challenges. Following is a summary of those challenges, and an explanation of how SD-WAN, along with other security solutions, can help mitigate them.

Windstream Invests in Detroit Expansion

There are few cities in America as interesting as Detroit. It has such a variety of influences that people can't agree on a nickname. Whatever you call it -- the Motor City, the Arsenal of Democracy, Motown, Hockeytown, the 313 – there is no question that Droit is beloved by its residents.

We are proud to invest in our hometown of Little Rock

Those of us who work at Windstream are proud to call Little Rock, Arkansas, home. Windstream is headquartered here, and our company’s connection to the city goes back nearly 75 years.

So you can imagine how excited we are to announce a major expansion of the local metro fiber network in our community. That’s because it creates a new level of connectivity and network stability for all local businesses, and expands the services that are available to our local customers.

Standing Up for Businesses in Dallas that Need Fiber Deployments, Not Empty Promises

When it comes to high-speed fiber deployments, Dallas has had its heart broken in the past. In fact, the city’s most recent “left at the altar” moment happened just last fall when a major provider announced it would hit the “pause” button on a planned fiber roll-out.

If You Think Network Security is Costly…

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The high cost of network security failures just might have you rethinking network and data security costs. Get the “You Will Be Breached: How Much Will It Set Back Your Business?” IDC/Windstream study. See how the high cost of network security breaches are driving network security management decisions.