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NetCentrics recently presented with Adaptiva at Microsoft Ignite 2017 in Orlando, Florida. During the presentation, NetCentrics described how its team of experts was able to leverage Adaptiva’s OneSite™ to meet customer requirements. Ultimately, the team was able to flatten the overall System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) hierarchy, secure assets regardless of location or network, reduce bandwidth utilization, provide a P2P solution, and produce an automated reporting mechanism.
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Cyndi Barreda, CEO of NetCentrics, has just published an article in Federal Times titled: 9 challenges of a federal CIO in an as-a-service environment. In her article, Cyndi explains how the advent of cloud and as-a-service solutions have a definite impact, but one that is hard to measure. What remains certain, she states, is that CIOs must continue to support the mission of their organization and protect customer data and systems.
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Colby Proffitt, a Senior Analyst for NetCentrics Corporation, has published an article in GCN titled Should your legacy data move with you to the cloud? In his article, Colby outlines some of the most important questions that federal CIOs need to consider before moving to the cloud.
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Colby Proffitt, a Senior Analyst for NetCentrics Corporation, has published an article in Tripwire titled Protecting Critical Infrastructure in the Age of IoT. In his article, Colby highlights the cyber challenges and risks of IoT, and acknowledges the need to implement standards and best practices for a unified, fortified front against cyber adversaries. Colby then offers five recommendations for both government and industry to consider as a means to combat cyber adversaries and protect critical infrastructure, including networks, systems and data, without barring the benefits and use of new technology on those networks.
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