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Protecting business networks with the power of AI

Organizations may be tempted to dismiss artificial intelligence as something which is currently out of their reach, but Thorsten Kurpjuhn says that this is definitely not the case. In fact, AI can help businesses of all sizes to ensure network uptime and protection.

Business reliance on IT has grown exponentially over the past few years. Not only has this put a strain on existing IT network set-ups but has seen the role and expectations of the network administrator change beyond all recognition, in a bid to keep everything running smoothly and securely.

There was a time when those in charge of the network knew where they stood and had the time and resource to deal with reliability and unexpected security issues – which were a less frequent occurrence. But in a world where technology underpins every activity and transaction, there is now a need to spin multiple, moving plates to ensure operational efficiency.

Managing hybrid cloud networks, reacting to the overwhelming amount of big data residing on the network, the growing number of connected mobile devices all wanting to access the WiFi, and the ever-increasing risk and prevalence of cyber threats are now the order of the day, making network monitoring a very different beast.

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