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Tim Allen - Networking Practice Manager

Tim Allen

Tim is the Network Practice Director at Connection with more than 24 years of experience in network professional services and administration and operations. In his free time, Tim enjoys many outdoor activities, especially skiing and hiking. 

Areas of expertise:BYODNetworking

Articles by Tim Allen


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Creating a Truly Immersive, Connected Fan Experience

Creating a Truly Immersive, Connected Fan Experience

by Tim Allen | 06.29.17

Last year, I wrote about an exciting project our team at Connection completed at TD Garden. Along with a team from Cisco, we were able to create a world-class, state-of-the-art Wi-Fi network for the entire arena.

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Tim Allen in Network Optimization Video Series

Optimize Your Network for Today’s Needs—and Tomorrow’s

Our Video Series Takes You Through It

by Tim Allen | 05.22.17

There may be nothing more critical for your organization than a solid networking infrastructure. It’s the backbone supporting your daily tasks, as well as the facilitator of efficient communication and collaboration—in one office or across multiple locations. If you’re like many organizations today, however, you may have found that your network traffic has evolved faster than your networking infrastructure. So how do you create a secure, reliable network that’s ready to tackle today’s demands?

Tags:NetworkNetwork AssessmentNetworkingSecurityVideo

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Digital Transformation: More than Just a Buzzword

Moving Your Organization Ahead with Digital Transformation

by Tim Allen | 04.19.17

Lately, it seems that digital transformation has become a term that is used pretty liberally as a convenient phrase for justifying a technology conversation. So what does digital transformation actually mean? We see it as an optimization of technologies that is process driven, automated, and has autonomous independence. This is disrupting the traditional blocks of infrastructure in the modern data center.

Tags:Big DataComputeDigital TransformationEthan BanksNetworkingPacket PushersSoftwareSoftware ServicesStorage

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Digital Transformation—also known as DT, digitalization, DX, DE (Digital Everything) and Industry 4.0—is the next revolution that will change everything, only faster and more pervasively than perhaps anything we’ve experienced to date. While elements like big data, analytics, social, mobility, cloud, IoT, and security will all play their roles in the emergence of DX, the transformation all starts with the network—the very framework that connects and supports every other element.

Tags:Digital TransformationIDG ResearchIoTMobilityNetwork AssessmentSecurityTechnology

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SDN:The Evolution from Hype to Competitive Advantage

Redefine Your Networking Landscape

by Tim Allen | 03.16.17

Unlike many hyped technologies that either never work as advertised, or arrive long after their 15 minutes of fame, Software Defined Networking (SDN) is delivering real-world benefits to its users.

Tags:ConnectionITNetwork Functions VirtualizationSoftware Defined EverythingSoftware-defined networkingVirtualizationZeus KerravalaZK Research