Category Archives: Opinion

ITogether – The Most Focused Akamai Partner in the United Kingdom

Tweet ITogether is an award-winning Akamai Silver Partner with advanced specialties, and the distinction of multiple certified engineers in our team. Our engineers are recognised by Akamai as self sufficient technical experts and advocates and partners of Akamai solutions. ITogether are purely focused on Akamai technologies when DDoS, WAF, Fast DNS, and Edge Acceleration, and Enterprise Threat Protection and Enterprise Application Access are concerned….

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Considering Arbor Networks for a DDoS Solution ? Maybe Re-Think that.

Tweet If you are considering an Arbor Networks (now part of NetScout) solution to protect your organisation from DDoS then you might want to read this article. Arbor Networks is a software company founded in 2000 and based in Burlington, Massachusetts. Arbor sells network security and network monitoring software, used – according to the company’s claims – by over 90%…

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Just how resilient is the Akamai network ?

Tweet At ITogether we are often talking to customers about Akamai for the first time. We evangelise everything Akamai and we love them and their platform ! We often get into a conversation along the lines of ‘how big’ ‘how resilient’ ‘how much traffic’ ‘what happens if’ – these are answered in a very similar way. It’s important first to…

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Leased Line Quotes

Tweet How do I buy a fibre leased line ? Do you know what the benefits are of a dedicated leased line for your business ? Do you know why ADSL and other variants of ‘Fibre’ ADSL simply aren’t going to cut it ? Benefits of a leased line:- A truly robust fibre optic business grade SLA backed service (totally…

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What is blockchain ?

Tweet This is a series of articles we are writing about digitial currencies. In the first of the series, we ask the question , “What is blockchain ?” A blockchain facilitates a secure online connection commonly associated with Bitcoin and is managed by a peer to peer network. Blockchain is a decentralised and distributed ledger that keeps a record of…

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ITogether Helping You Prepare for GDPR

Tweet Preparing for GDPR On 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (more commonly known as the GDPR) will come into force in the EU. Organisations need to prepare themselves for the introduction of this new legislation to ensure that they continue to process personal data lawfully. We understand that our customers might need some more information to be…

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DNS Amplification DDOS Attack

Tweet A Domain Name Server (DNS) amplification attack is a distributed denial of service (DDoS) that uses publically accessible open DNS servers to overwhelm a victim system with DNS response traffic. The primary technique consists of an attacker sending a DNS name lookup request to an open DNS server with the source address spoofed to be the target’s address. When the…

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Anatomy of an IoT Attack

Tweet This is a very neat 3Min film showing you why, who and how to carry out an IoT attack. Cisco made it, but cleverly they don’t product name drop or even drop their brand name until the very end. Neat.  

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New 2017 Outpost24 advert on Youtube

Tweet Whilst browsing some Symantec information on YouTube around the subject of CASB (Cloud Access Security Brokers) I was played the new Outpost24 advert. I like it because it’s simple and to the point. Have a look here.  

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ITogether the first UK partner to offer monthly free Check Point Blade Courses

Tweet ITogether, the fastest growing UK Check Point Three Star partner yet again are providing additional value to the Check Point user base in the UK. On 18th and 19th October 2017 ITogether are offering ANY Check Point or ‘would like to be Check Point’ customer free Check Point Blade Training. There is no cost for the course and lunch…

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