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ALE shares Artificial Intelligence Research at KES2021 Conf…
ALE shares how innovative approaches to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) can streamline and transform your customer experience.
Securely connecting Australian government agencies with the…
The public sector has digitally transformed government-citizen communications, improving citizen engagement, and benefiting all sectors down the line.
Everything you need to know to empower student success
Schools and universities can empower student success with learning driven by student-centric services, smart campus foundations, and campus resiliency.
Data sovereignty and security reign in the new work world
The new work world is bringing the need for data sovereignty and security to the forefront, as businesses move to the cloud to enable people to work everywhere and anywhere.
Bringing Esports into education: 7 Things to consider
The evolution of Esports is creating new opportunities in the education sector. However, a few things should be considered before creating a program.
Education continuity: Create an in-class experience remotely
Rainbow Classroom helps teachers collaborate in-person, remotely, or in a hybrid environment, protects their privacy, and enables professional development.
Are you an ALE customer? Gartner wants to hear from you!
Gartner is looking for your input for their Peer Insights Reviews. Take the brief survey and Gartner will provide access to their documents just to say thanks!
Government 2025 : Reimagining Public Services After COVID-19
To respond to challenges and operational efficiency pressures accelerated by the pandemic, governments turn to digital technologies such as AI, IoT, and edge computing.
Global health crisis takes eSport learning to the next level
Adapting to our new normal means thinking outside the box. eSports provide new opportunities for students to interact, learn, and have some fun along the way.
Why diversity is good for business
A diverse team has an unquestionable advantage over one where strengths and skills are the same. However, the advantage only materializes if all members have the same access to the game. Today all employees are joining a global virtual event to celebrate our individuality and our power as a connected and inclusive Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
University delivers Wi-Fi in a crisis: A student's view
Students get a semblance of ‘normal’ as CSUSB expands Wi-Fi to student parking areas to help with on-line learning during the ongoing health crisis.
Stop the bleeding of nurses leaving using asset tracking
Healthcare providers need to leverage technology, such as asset tracking, to prevent equipment loss and free nurses and others from administrative tasks
Smart city projects require culture change and user adoption
A smart city project can use innovation to set strategic priorities, increase process efficiency, improve transparency and boost the local economy.
Healthcare digital transformation: A connected care experie…
Integrated solutions improve clinician response and enable connected patient care. A few Aha! moments can help us see the bigger picture in digital healthcare
ALE networking on target with 21st century trends
Businesses need networks that can quickly adapt to changing needs. ALE Digital Age Networking delivers the intelligence that 21st century businesses demand.
8 Things you need to know to deliver a national defense CIS
Communications are critical for national defense. A compliant Communications and Information System (CIS) is required to deliver secure, instant communications.
The Pitfalls of Using Consumer-Grade Applications, Professi…
This blog raises awareness about the use of consumer-grade comms applications within a business. It illustrates how unregulated use of ‘shadow IT’ can be detrimental.
Augmented intelligence & IoT fingerprinting optimize networ…
Augmented intelligence and IoT fingerprinting provide the tools network administrators need to optimize bandwidth and make better decisions.
Improving care giver and patient experience through mobility
How digital mobility enables care givers to deliver improved patient care and outcomes, while also improving the overall experience for patients.
When it comes to digital transformation, strategy is vital
Organizations globally need to modernize their business and operational processes. A sound strategy is vital to transform to a fully-digitalized enterprise.
Three steps to a successful, secure IoT digital business
IoT innovation is transforming enterprises. A simple, secure solution to onboard the flood of devices will be required to grow your IoT digital business.
Stay ahead of the game with augmented intelligence
Enterprises and industries can anticipate issues and make better decisions with proactive analytics enabled by AI, data analytics and machine learning.
Digital Age Networking: Tools for successful transformation
The network you have may not be the network you need. Digital age technologies will take you into the digital era with the right network for your business.
The digital on-boarding of employees, a key element of the …
Digital transformation, the digitization of professions and the on-boarding of employees are determining factors for the customer experience in the hotel industry.
How hotel Wi-Fi and networks impact the hospitality business
In this first blog of the Smart Hospitality Networks series, we explore the latest trends in the hospitality industry and their effects on hotel networks
Smart networking is paving the way to IoT adoption
The hype surrounding the potential of IoT shows no sign of subsiding, and now it's morphing from a smart concept to reality - investment bank Goldman Sachs cites IoT as a $7tn opportunity by 2020.
Trends in the hospitality industry technology
Mobility, digital guest experience, hotel Wifi, IoT connectivity and security: key pillars identified in the recent survey among international hotel operators
Hospital of the future: Smart and connected
Digital transformation is changing the hospital experience. A fully connected hospital network provides a means to link patients, health professionals and machines, improving workflows and optimizing the care pathway.
Using communications at Mercy Ships to bring hope
Several years ago, Mercy Ships started down the path towards becoming a multi-ship fleet once again. The desire was to bring hope and healing to the world's forgotten poor with greater impact than had ever been accomplished before.
AI, IOT and CPaaS: What does it all mean for your business?
Artificial intelligence and the internet of things are transforming the way we talk to each other, as well as the objects around us, in our daily lives.
Transform your passenger’s journey with digital engagement
Digital engagement transforms passenger journeys from a ‘disconnected’ experience to a ‘connected’ experience and satisfies expectations every step of the way.
UCaaS and CPaaS: Greater than the sum of the parts
UCaaS is exploding in popularity with ready-to-go applications. However, adding CPaaS into the mix can take a communication experience to the next level.
Campus Safety and Crisis Mgt – Coordination & Collaboration
Whether a primary, secondary, or post-secondary institution, collaborating with professional first responders in a time of crisis is a requirement.
Campus Safety and Crisis Management – Awareness
Raising awareness of a campus safety event is not a trivial task given the disparate sensors & alarms that may be involved. It requires an integrated approach.
Campus Safety and Crisis Management – Mass Notification
Our mass notification solution supports message delivery to multiple devices for real-time mass reach and enables recipients to respond if they are safe.
Aviation takes on security before threats turn into reality
Threats arise quickly and evolve fast. Proactive security solutions that can prevent, detect and respond rapidly are crucial to the aviation industry.
Access is not enough
More on our blog in this series of articles by various authors about the Internet, the evolution of its acquisition models and Network On Demand. Today's article is by Neal Tilley
Knock knock! Who's there? A DDoS attack!
If you're in IT, or you need to be concerned about protecting your company's ability to do business 24/7, you have got to pay attention to what happened on October 21 when a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack came knocking on Dyn's door (a domain name service provider).
Optimize the care pathway with a resilient, secure network
A hospital’s network is the foundation for the critical applications that run on it, where most of those applications are related to the hospital’s core businesses.
A Digital Transformation is in Your Future
Digital transformation through technology across industries is rapidly improving business activities, processes and capabilities benefiting everyone involved.
Digital transformation: Collaboration across the blended wo…
The technology trends of today — big data, artificial intelligence, robotics, and the Internet of Things — are feeding into the fourth industrial revolution. Today, we are connected to unprecedented processing power, storage capacity, and access to knowledge.
Will you end up Irate or E-rate? Get smart about E-rate FY2…
My wife once said to me, “It’s not how much money you have, its how you spend it!” That sage advice is as relevant for E-rate FY2018 as it is for running a household; understand your requirements and find the right product(s) to meet both your budget and needs.
Security Alert! Your Wi-Fi is affected by KRACK!
Serious security weakness discovered in WPA2 in the last day or two presents a serious security issue for Wi-Fi networks and the devices that use them.
Tipsheet: Achieving Success When Transitioning to the Next …
In our blog here, we've been exploring the evolution of enterprise communications and the trends that have influenced change throughout the years.
Tipsheet: Successful Technology Advancements Must Align wit…
Enterprise communications have changed greatly over the last century, as you may have read in our brief travel through its history -- a rapid evolution made possible by technology and vendor advancements.
Demythologizing Cisco Part V: “Cisco Leads in Total Cost of…
Cisco often claims that it may charge a little more (a little?!) for its network switches than the competition, but when all things are considered, Cisco leads in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Really?
Creating the Future of Healthcare Together: 2017 Hacking He…
You could see, hear and feel the energy from the moment you walked into the room at the 4th Hacking Health Camp, sponsored this year by ALE.
The Dark Side of the IoT: Potential Threats Abound
With the Internet of Things coming to every business in one way or another, it's critical that organizations brace themselves for the risks that come with an around-the-clock network of devices exchanging data. And make no mistake: The risks are numerous, and the list is getting longer all the time.
Rugged SPB: A must have for road and rail
The OmniSwitch 6865 is the latest edition to the OmniSwitch family. And it's very special, as it's the world's only ruggedized Ethernet switch that supports Shortest Path Bridging (SPB, aka IEEE 802.1aq).
It’s going to be a hybrid world, and here’s why
One key takeaway from an IDC Enterprise survey in late 2015 on the state of UCandC adoption among businesses was that 54% of enterprises, large and small, said they were preparing to adopt hybrid UCandC by 2017.
Smarts to Keep up with the IoT in ITS
At the end of the original "Back to the Future" movie, Marty cautions Doc Brown that there isn’t enough road for the DeLorean time machine to achieve the necessary 88 MPH to catapult them into time travel, to which Doc responds, "Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads."
Network planning can be easier you think
Abilene Christian University (ACU), is a medium-size, private, selective, residential university with an enrollment of 4,900 students and supported by 850 faculty and staff to create a dynamic and technology-rich learning environment.
This is useful or nevertheless cool
In the business environment in which we work, aimed at companies and influenced by continuous technological developments, it has always been quite complicated to overcome certain barriers standing between what suppliers propose and what the customers finally decide to acquire.
SPB: Farewell to Spanning Tree?
Shortest-path-bridging is increasingly expanding its reach beyond the data center and is providing network administrators a new alternative for service separation, while at the same time reducing or eliminating the use of spanning tree in their networks.
Top 5 tips for choosing an IP PBX for your small business
The key considerations for any SMB business owner before investing in a new phone or UC solution are whether this will improve profitability, productivity or reduce operational cost.