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Solution Providers for Retail: A Better Firewall Can Help Protect Your Retailer’s Network

n the past, if you had a security problem on your network, you had to look through mountains of log data with lots of patience and skill. If you wanted to figure out whether your clients were spending too much time checking their Facebook accounts, or if they had sufficient network bandwidth to handle video conferencing, or why certain business apps were slowing down recently, it was an effort.

Today’s retail business is more online and uses more connected applications, and that means finding a better firewall and knowing how to use it. To find out more about advanced firewall alternatives, read my current post for Solution Providers for Retail here.

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David Strom is an international authority on network and Internet technologies. He has written extensively on the topic for 20 years for a wide variety of print publications and websites, such as The New York Times, TechTarget.com, PC Week/eWeek, Internet.com, Network World, Infoworld, Computerworld, Small Business Computing, Communications Week, Windows Sources, c|net and news.com, Web Review, Tom's Hardware, EETimes, and many others.