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Michael Sumastre

A technology writer since 2005, Michael has written and produced more than a thousand articles related to enterprise networking, cloud computing, big data, machine learning, and AI.1

Networking 101: NVMe over TCP
The volume of data the world processes these days is staggering. It is estimated that both humans and machines, from gaming PCs to weather balloons and Mars rovers, produce about 2.5 quintillion bytes daily, and growing.   In direct correlation, data...
Best Network Mapping Tools & Software
Network mapping software, like a mind map, creates a visualization of your entire network and its relationship to devices connected to it. These maps include how many devices are accessing your network at any given time, how long these devices are connected...
10 Networking Certifications to Advance Your IT Career
Technology has grown so much faster than anyone could have probably predicted. At the beginning of the millennium, only 50% of Americans had broadband access. Today, this service is now available in over 90% of households. Industries are catching up, too....
Best Practices for Securing Edge Networks
That the Internet of Things (IoT) is in demand is an understatement. This industry just exploded. According to IDC, the worldwide spending for IoT dropped in 2020 because of the pandemic, but it was still worth more than $740 billion. By 2021, it will...
Understanding the Zero Trust Approach to Network Security
In 2017, a ransomware attack involving malware called WannaCry crippled UK’s NHS. About 200 primary care facilities had to delay or suspend their medical procedures because of inaccessibility of records. Within the same year, Equifax, one of the largest...
Networking 101: Understanding Networking as a Service
With more than 4 billion people connected to the internet and a possible $6.5 trillion e-commerce value by 2022, connectivity for enterprises is no longer a mere option — it is a must.  And yet, connecting a business to the rest of the world can...