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Tim Allen - Networking Practice Manager

Tim Allen

Tim is a Networking Practice Manager at PC Connection with more than 24 years of experience in network professional services and administration and operations. In his free time, Tim enjoys many outdoor activities, especially skiing and hiking. 

Areas of expertise:BYODNetworking

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Software Defined Networking: Look Beyond the Hype

SDN has grown. Here’s why you should be paying attention.

by Tim Allen | 07.01.15

Less than a year ago, Gartner characterized the mainstream market action surrounding software-defined networking (SDN) as “mostly just tire-kicking.” That assessment of the market, however, is fast becoming old news. IDC has forecast  that the “worldwide SDN market for the enterprise and cloud service provider segments will grow from $960 million in 2014 to over $8 billion by 2018.”

Tags:CiscoITNetwork VirtualizationSoftware-defined networking

Wireless WAN and LAN: Where Do You Start?

Take the Guesswork Out of Your Next Network Project

by Tim Allen | 06.04.15

It’s the rare organization that doesn’t have a wireless network. But merely enabling wireless connectivity isn’t the same as deploying a wireless network—especially if you want one equipped for the needs of an enterprise or optimized for future growth.

Tags:CloudNetworkingSecurityWireless

In with the New While Keeping the Old

Make the Most of Legacy Tech Without Neglecting New Tools

by Tim Allen | 06.03.15

Over the years you have successfully persuaded your CEO to invest heavily in networking and data center equipment. Now you're back, telling your chief executive the organization needs to invest in unified communications (UC). The reasoning is clear: you need to leverage emerging technologies—such as mobile and video platforms—
in order to enhance collaboration.

Tags:Data CenterITMobilityNetworkingTechnologyVideo

Overcome the Challenges of Mobility in the Enterprise with IAM

Simplify Mobile Management with ISE from Cisco

by Tim Allen | 06.02.15

When you’re planning the ideal mobile network, do you focus on strategy or tactics? Trick question—you can’t separate the two. Strategy is the plan of action to achieve a goal. Tactics is the application of available resources to achieve your strategy. What resources you have can determine what your objective is, just as that objective can determine what resources you need.

Tags:Access ManagementBYODIdentityMobilitySecurity

Is Your Network Ready for Video?

A Traffic Assessment Can Help Prepare for the Future of Unified Communications

by Tim Allen | 05.26.15

Over the past decade, many organizations have scaled their networks to meet the demands of emerging, data-intensive technologies. Whether it's tracking geolocation data, analyzing customer feedback, or supporting increasing video traffic, many of these new technologies converge on a singular goal: to better serve customers and vendors with real time communication and information.

Tags:Video

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