A service mesh is a software infrastructure that facilitates communications between microservices. It is used to control how different parts of a distributed application integrate with each other. This disassembles monolithic application architectures by allowing applications to be broken down into a collection of services that can be built, maintained, and improved independently of the
As Gartner defines it, WAN Edge Infrastructure is a class of networking technology that provides connectivity to distributed IT resources. Whether those resources are in data centers, public clouds or delivered as SaaS applications, connectivity is delivered through a combination of hardware and software that works to provide reliability and security to the network. What
Anyone who has worked in a bank or credit union IT department knows a couple of truths are threaded through every technology adoption decision. Any new solution should be more secure than the last. Every solution needs to do more with less $ (or at least the same). As an industry, financial services organizations are
As security threats increase and regulations continue to change, the IT departments of banks and credit unions find themselves constantly playing catch up. And while these are very real threats to the business, IT professionals in a typical bank or CU will tell you that budgets aren’t exactly increasing year to year. Tech updates are
Secure access service edge (SASE) is all the rage in network security, but the best path to get there is still not understood by many. SASE marries network functionality with security to bring policy-driven inspections and protections to every facet of an enterprise IT environment. At the heart of this architectural paradigm shift, is the network.
Banking software providers have delivered some of the most solid and secure WAN connectivity for decades. From the early days of dedicated T1 circuits, to MPLS, VPN and now SD-WAN the connections between software providers and banks have been at the forefront of WAN technology. They didn’t really have a choice. As the facilitator of