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About Alan Kemp

I am passionate about networks. With the consistent growth of the digital landscape, network environments are pushed beyond their limits. The challenge is in creating environments that can sustain the human need today and in future. I enjoy research and development of new technologies and product design, and possess an excellent understanding of business system interaction and process flow. In 2011 I partnered with an exceptional group of network managers, designers and engineers to form IRIS Network Solutions; a company that specialises in network management solutions to large enterprises and Internet Service Providers.

[SLIDESHARE] The importance of an Integrated Network Management System

With so much of modern business depending on internet connectivity, network management is as much a business practice as it is a technological one. Integrated network management system can bring together disparate information from around your network environment and present you with valuable, actionable insights that enable you to make informed business decisions. With [...]

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How the IRIS Core Network Monitoring Tool makes it easy to be a great CTO

For today’s CTOs, being able to provide quantifiable ROI on their organisation’s IT assets is absolutely essential. With so many business processes relying on both intranet and internet connectivity, managing your network environment properly is no longer only an IT imperative – it’s critical for the functioning of your business. Using a Network Monitoring Tool [...]

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Why Network Monitoring Tools are the best defense against potential threats

With data acting as veritable currency these days, network security teams are increasingly looked to for solutions to the pervasive and complex challenge of cybercrime. The average cost of global cybercrime to the highest hit countries reaches in the billions on average, (see chart) with spending on IT security projected to increase by $13 billion [...]

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Future technologies to keep an eye on

If Darwin were a technocrat centuries from now, he would likely pen an eBook titled “On the Origin of our Robot Overlords”. He would probably outline how human survival depended on adapting to technology, ultimately joining and integrating with the automata before the organic cleansing of 2052. Thankfully, keeping an eye on future technologies isn’t [...]

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An introduction to Content Distribution Networks

Being able to provide users with an ever-increasing amount and quality of content in an ever-decreasing amount of time is the driving force behind every successful business in today’s digital landscape. And, with the widespread availability of broadband internet around the globe, customers’ expectations of how they access and consume content is rapidly changing. Streaming [...]

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The building blocks of managing an effective Network System

The building blocks of a good Network System An efficient and reliable network system is essential for organisations in any sector. With technology being central to an ever-increasing number of critical business processes, an organisation’s ability to leverage their IT assets for increased efficiency and reliability has become a central part of their [...]

By |March 17th, 2016|Categories: Network System|Comments Off on The building blocks of managing an effective Network System

The History of the Internet Protocol: Looking back at IPv4

It’s an interesting time in the life of the humble Internet Protocol (IP). While the internet seemed to be collectively crying wolf over the state of IPv4 exhaustion during the last two years, it seems that the panic is slowly but surely dying down. Considering the fact that 2016 started with four of the five [...]

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