Randy George

Profile of Randy George

Director, IT Operations, Boston Red Sox
Blog Posts: 38

Randy George has covered a wide range of network infrastructure and information security topics in his 4 years as a regular InformationWeek and Network Computing contributor. He has 13 years of experience in enterprise IT, and has spent the last 8 years working as a senior-level systems analyst and network engineer in the professional sports industry. Randy holds various professional certifications from Microsoft, Cisco and Check Point, a BS in computer engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management.

Articles by Randy George
posted in February 2010

WAN Link Aggregation

Is the high cost of bandwidth from Tier-1 providers crushing your operating budget? Fight back with some value engineering in the form of WAN Link Aggregation. It wasn't that long ago that I was shopping for a 10Mbit internet pipe for a small company in a well wired urban center. I had a budget that I thought was relatively fair in order to acquire the bandwidth I needed. Boy, was I wrong. I got a few budget busting quotes back that were simply not going to fly.

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E-Mail Encryption Goes Mainstream

Fess up, have you ever emailed your credit card number or Social Security number to a friend, family member, or even to a third party? I have, and yes, I was a bonehead for doing it. In the business world, you need to make sure your employees aren't doing it either. Why should you care? New state mandated data privacy regulations are changing the rules of the game when it comes to emailing Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in cyberspace. Simply stated, it's bad business, and it's becomin

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