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As Global Internet Demands Skyrocket, Expert Share Advice on How to Optimize IT Infrastructure to Meet Modern-Day Challenges

Changes in modern-day habits and acceleration of digital transformation have led to an astronomical increase in demands for data transmission speed, capacity, and security. To keep up with these demands, IT firms have to intensify efforts to be better equipped to meet modern-day demands. more

Smart City Market Boom: New eco Study Forecasts Over 17 Percent Annual Growth

The future belongs to Smart Cities, as evidenced by the new joint study by the eco Association and the management consultancy Arthur D. Little, supported by NetCologne, Cloudflare, Uber and the Vodafone Institute. The study forecasts an average annual growth in Germany of over 17 percent. more

Looking Into the Latest Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerability Exploitation

A threat actor reportedly infiltrated the network of and stole data from a financial institution about a month ago by exploiting any of four Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities -- CVE-2021-26855, CVE-2021-26857, CVE-2021-26858, or CVE-2021-27065. While patches for all these have been released, users who have not downloaded and installed these could remain at risk. more

New Study by eco Alliance: Best Practices Show Future Potential for Green IT 2030

Are European data centres ready for the climate targets of the EU Green Deal, to strengthen climate and environmental protection through digitalisation? A new study with best practices in the field of energy-efficient data centres formulates technological development potentials as well as policy recommendations. more

Not All VPN Users Are Worth Trusting, a Lesson for Cloud Service Providers

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are widespread; about a third of the Internet population uses them worldwide. Their primary reason? VPN usage touts more secure browsing. more

i2Coalition and DNA Merger Creates North America’s Largest Internet Infrastructure Advocacy Group

The combined association, which will operate under the name i2Coalition and maintain the i2Coalition's existing organizational and management structure, will be the largest Internet infrastructure advocacy group in North America. more

i2Coalition Launches Survey on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Internet Infrastructure Providers

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven the vital importance of Internet connectivity during a global crisis, and we want to find out exactly how Internet infrastructure providers are coping through a new survey. more

The Internet Infrastructure Industry Is Protecting Digital Trust and Fighting COVID-19 Related Fraud

As a global public health and economic crisis unfolds due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the world's population retreats to social distancing and isolation, the Internet is becoming indispensable to billions of people for purposes of work, leisure and obtaining important information. more

Mitigating Phishing Attacks on Cloud/File Storage Services through Domain Reputation API

Moving more workloads to the cloud has become a top priority for enterprises. Some 96% of organizations are, in fact, already using cloud computing in one or more areas of their business. Cloud computing benefits enterprises in many ways, but perhaps the driving force behind the increased cloud adoption is this: Organizations that use cloud services grow faster. more

Moving from the Castle-and-Moat to the Zero-Trust Model

The traditional notion of the security perimeter is growing increasingly problematic in the wake of highly publicized attacks. The perimeter is becoming nonexistent, as cloud-based infrastructures replace legacy systems. more