Seal Beach Clean Up

Seal Beach Clean Up Participating in our From the Heart initiative, the PlanetOne Irvine office did their part for the environment last weekend by volunteering for several hours of beach-cleaning duty with saveourbeach.org. Eric Cooke, his nine-year old son Cooper and Kristen Cunningham helped clean up Seal Beach, CA. With 3.5 million tons of trash…

Go Ahead With SD-WAN. I Dare You.

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is the new buzz in communications right now, but is it hype or not? To be candid it’s not hype; SD-WAN represents the next step in the evolution of WAN technology. It is access to ubiquitous bandwidth; MPLS, Ethernet, Broadband Internet or LTE Wireless, and regardless of the provider it allows you to pull together diverse networks into a single, software controlled network…

The Need For Identity Management

As I travel around the country I’m frequently asked to speak on panels or at roundtable events on the topic of Desktop as a Service (DaaS). The audience is inevitably a mix of novice partners and a few folks who consider themselves fairly proficient with this technology. The questions that arise during these sessions range from “How is that different than Office 365?” to, quite literally, “What is DaaS?” Occasionally a more tech-savvy person will ask what the difference is between Citrix and VMware Horizon, attempting to take the conversation into speeds and feeds…

PlanetOne Makes Debut in CRN’s Annual Cloud Partner Program Guide

– PlanetOne Communications, the IT and telecom industry’s preferred connectivity partner, announced today that it has been recognized by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in the 2017 Cloud Partner Program Guide. The annual list spotlights the leading technology vendors and providers with cloud-related partner programs that enable and accelerate the growth of channel partners’ cloud initiatives…

Cyber-attack Prevention and Perimeter Security is No Longer Enough

The world of cyber security is a complex battleground. The attack surface is spreading as a result of the growing number of connected devices and malicious apps, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud services and the digitization of business functions.

Keeping the bad guys out is no longer an option. It’s time for organizations to turn to rapid detection and response. By 2020, 60 percent of enterprise IT security budgets will be allocated to managed detection and response (MDR). That’s up from less than 30 percent in 2016, according to Gartner…

PlanetOne Joins Nitel Elite Partner Program

PlanetOne Communications today announced it has been named an Elite Partner of Nitel, a leading nationwide managed telecom service provider. Exclusive to Nitel’s top-performing master agents and distributors, the new partner program will amplify PlanetOne’s success through dedicated partner support and business development resources including market development fund accrual and channel director alignment for agents and channel partners in their local markets…