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  • Anatomy Of A Retail Data Breach
    Anatomy Of A Retail Data Breach

    As data breaches become more common, retailers are under pressure from both consumers and regulatory agencies to build security programs that effectively protect customer data.

Why Is A Cloud Enabled WAN Important?

n 2010, The Association Of Retail Technology Standards (ARTS), a division of the U.S.- based retail trade association National Retail Federation (NRF) summarized the business challenge retailers face as they try to adjust their business models to engage with today’s digitally empowered consumers, by highlighting five transitions.

Discount Retailer Selects Interface As Internet Protocol Managed Service Provider Across Entire Retail Platform

Interface Security Systems, a leading North American provider of Internet Protocol (“IP”) Bundled Managed physical security and secured managed network services announced last March that it has been selected by Family Dollar, Inc. as its IP Managed Service Provider across its entire retail platform. Family Dollar, a Fortune 300 company, recently completed a major initiative to modernize and refresh critical technology in each of its retail stores. The technology makeover, or Flat Rate Managed Service Project, as it is referred to, was launched in collaboration with Interface in July 2014 and completed in May 2015.

Wireless Solution Gives Convenience Store Chain Unparalleled Network Management And Cost Savings

The 7-Eleven Convenience Stores concentrated in Central Oklahoma are independently owned. The company desired a wireless LAN in each of its convenience stores to enable employees to use wireless handheld scanning devices to deliver data to a Retalix inventory control and Demand AnalytX (DAX) system. The DAX system enables the stores’ inventories, especially the most expensive items, to be carefully monitored and adjusted, streamlining operations and saving dollars.

Can Your Network Deliver The Potential Of The Cloud?

Agility has become a major challenge as leaders struggle to modernize their businesses. To anticipate disruptions and stay ahead of the curve, companies are investing in data analytics, digital, and security technologies. The cloud has become a critical part of this transformation. But one of the major delivery vehicles of the cloud— the network—is often merely an afterthought, if it’s given any thought at all. To better understand these weaknesses in cloud strategies, Boston Consulting Group conducted a study on the future of networking in the cloud.

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    As the groundwork for enterprisewide data visibility falls into place, a game of connect-the-data dots is playing out in stores.

  • Voice: Critical To Omni-Channel At Advance Auto Parts

    Long live telephone sales, especially when $2.4 billion in sales are riding on them. At Advance Auto Parts, MPLS over high-speed DSL ensures every call reaches a destination.

  • Are You Maximizing Your Mobile Potential?

    Mobility is making a huge impact on how retailers deal with everything from inventory visibility to customer experience — with the ultimate goal of increased sales.

  • The 2013 Annual Resource Guide To Loss Prevention

    Retailers are collaborating to fight the rising level of retail crime through LP/AP organizations and by leveraging the huge amount of data new LP/AP technologies supply to benefit operations, sales, and the bottom line. See how the latest technologies are enabling this in The Annual Resource Guide To Loss Prevention.

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    Threat Monitoring And Defense

    24x7 security monitoring to prevent breaches and protect your data.

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    Application Performance Optimization

    Diagnose and resolve network performance issues.

  • Hybrid WAN
    Hybrid WAN

    A cloud optimized network that improves application performance and reduces costs.

  • Secure WiFi & Analytics
    Secure WiFi & Analytics

    Drive Customer Engagement and Insight with Secure WiFi & Analytics service for private internal use and public guest/in-store access.

  • MPLS Network
    MPLS Network

    A private nationwide managed network that securely connects business and cloud applications.

  • Cloud Connectivity
    Cloud Connectivity

    EarthLink Cloud Express™:A private, secure high-performance connection to leading cloud service providers.

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    Today, on average, IT departments spend 80% of their time just “keeping the lights on.” What if you could remove the burden of managing infrastructure operations without giving up control?

  • On-Demand Webinar - Smart Networks: The Missing Link Driving Cloud Based Application Performance
    On-Demand Webinar - Smart Networks: The Missing Link Driving Cloud Based Application Performance

    Mission-critical cloud applications demand that networks perform at unprecedented levels. Connectivity, bandwidth, speed and throughput make or break the employee and customer experience. Learn how smart network technologies like SD WAN and NaaS support cloud strategy today and in future. Hear retailer Genesco’s real-world insights on deploying smart network services.

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