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About Lionel Wolfaardt

I'm a Systems Administrator with a passionate interest in networking and Information Technology. Over the past ten years, I've worked for a number of high-profile clients and built up a lot of experience in SMT operation, Systems Engineering, Linux Administration and infrastructure Support. I also have experience designing building, configuring and implementing virtualisation and data centre solutions. Working with IRIS has given me invaluable insight not only into System Admin and Engineering, but Enterprise Network Management at large.

[SLIDESHARE] Network architecture considerations in light of IPv6

Last year, we published an article about the shift from IPv4 to IPv6 and what it means for enterprise network architecture. Even though it’s been a slow process (the worldwide deployment of IPv6 was only at 10% in January 2016), the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the always-accelerating spread of broadband [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|Categories: Network Architecture|Comments Off on [SLIDESHARE] Network architecture considerations in light of IPv6

How the Internet of Things is changing WAN Optimisation paradigms

The Internet of Things (IoT) has had its fair share of media coverage in recent months. And, even though the technology will continue to  mature over the coming years, IoT culture has certainly made its presence felt on our digital culture. From driverless cars, to smart fridges, to wearables, the number of internet-connected devices per [...]

By |July 1st, 2016|Categories: Network Management System, Network System|Tags: , |Comments Off on How the Internet of Things is changing WAN Optimisation paradigms

How CDN Hosting is different from normal web hosting

Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) have risen to prominence over the past few years. And in today’s globally connected and media-hungry world, CDNs are becoming increasingly important – not only as a way to save on bandwidth costs and help balance network loads, but to provide a reliable level of service to people in every corner [...]

By |May 30th, 2016|Categories: Network Management System, Network System|Tags: , |Comments Off on How CDN Hosting is different from normal web hosting

Why CTOs should keep up to date with the latest network security threats

In today's’ rapidly evolving technological landscape, Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) have a seemingly unending list of roles and responsibilities. As such, it can be difficult to dedicate time to staying up to date with the latest news and developments in the world of network security. But there’s more to being in the know than impressing [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|Categories: Network Security|Tags: , |Comments Off on Why CTOs should keep up to date with the latest network security threats

How an effective Network Management System benefits your business

Successful companies know that network management is crucial for the proper support and maintenance of network infrastructure. When it comes to managing a large-scale or highly complex network, you’ll need a powerful network management system that will meet your challenging business needs. After all, a powerful and comprehensive Network Monitoring System is the heart [...]

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Network Management System|Tags: , |Comments Off on How an effective Network Management System benefits your business

Network Systems News Roundup: March 2016

Welcome to our monthly news roundup for March 2016! We’ve collected some of the most interesting and noteworthy networking news from around the web over the past month. In this month’s edition, we look at the Pentagon’s open invitation to hackers, a board game playing AI, the continual growth of LTE and more. So, without [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Categories: Network Management System, Network Security|Tags: , |Comments Off on Network Systems News Roundup: March 2016