Why are Shopping Malls Easy & Lucrative Targets for Terrorists ?

In the 21st century, shopping malls have become the symbol of prosperity. They are omnipresent across the globe – especially in metropolitan cities. India, which is one of the fastest growing economies of the world today, is also not lagging and has made a remarkable part of this global phenomenon that is fast spreading its footprints in Tier-II and Tier-III cities of the country. Shopping malls are also transforming the landscape of rural India. The nondescript and sleepy towns have become vibrant and are buzzing with commercial activities with population…

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Shorten Your Checkout Lines to Enhance Customer Experience

Today’s shoppers have less time than ever to get their grocery shopping done, and they expect a fast and easy purchasing experience. Waiting to pay is a huge problem for retailers and shoppers alike. Customers who find themselves in a seemingly endless line may grow intensely frustrated – upto the point that they abandon the store. Long checkout lines are therefore damaging customer relationships.   In fact, a recent study from Forrester Research and Digimarc stated that long lines are one of the main reasons for shopping abandonment. To avoid…

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Power-over-Ethernet & Campus Security

Power-over-Ethernet (PoE/ PoE++) is a technology that enables devices to receive electrical power over a standard ethernet cable. Ethernet technology has evolved over the last few decades and is pervasive in almost every office, and small and large businesses. It is used to network servers, storages etc., that provides end-users a critical service as far as their business operations are concerned. In parallel, over the last decade or so, many companies are manufacturing devices that use the Internet Protocol as a means of communication. This allows for many disparate devices…

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Asia-Pac MSSPs Need to Offer Advanced Analytics

Enterprises today are embarking on digital transformation projects at an ever increasing pace. As businesses leverage digital technologies such as cloud, data analytics and IoT among others, the need for cyber security becomes increasingly crucial to protect proprietary IP and private customer data. However, enterprises lack the in-house expertise to adequately manage cyber security while dealing in an increasingly advanced threat landscape, all while given less resources by management. This lack of talent and the constant push to meet regulatory compliance is driving the adoption of Managed Security Services (MSS)…

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