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  • AnyConnect for Meraki MX
    AnyConnect for Meraki MX provides reliable and easy-to-deploy encrypted network connectivity from smartphones and tablets. It also provides persistent corporate access for employees on the go. A Cisco technology, AnyConnect extends the corporate network out to remote devices on the Read More
  • Fortinet FGR-70F Ruggedized UTM firewall
    The Fortinet FGR-70F Ruggedized UTM firewall is the ruggedized version of the FG-70F. The FGR-70F follows the 40F, 60F, and 80F. It is seen as a replacement for the very good FG-60F. The Fortinet FGR70F is a SECURE SD-WAN security Read More
  • What kind of Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) do I need (and why)?
    An Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) protects connected equipment from power problems. It also provides battery backup power during outages. Some UPS systems also regulate abnormal voltages. UPS systems protect against downtime, equipment damage and data loss. Downtime – Blackouts and Read More
  • Rackmount IT RM-PA-T6 and Rackmount IT RM-PA-T7 for Palo Alto PA-400 series
    There’s several companies that make rack mount kits. But Corporate Armor partner Rackmount IT has several advantages. Rackmount IT is a refreshingly clean, reliable solution for your appliances. Every rack is tailored to perfectly fit a specific appliance. Often you Read More
  • Welcome to Corporate Armor, CyberPower UPS Systems!
    Corporate Armor has been developing relationships with a number of leaders in the UPS/Battery Backup/Power Management field recently, with big hitters like APC and Tripp Lite, among others. The latest such partner to join the Corporate Armor family is CyberPower Read More
  • How NOT to secure your Hybrid Network
    (With thanks to Fortinet) – Most organizations of any size use a hybrid network these days. This transformation to an increasingly- remote workforce been happening for a while, and COVID-19 kicked it into overdrive. That’s not news of course, but Read More
  • SonicWALL 3-and-FREE Promotion(!)
    Start the year off right by upgrading your legacy SonicWall or competitive hardware to the latest Gen 7 TZ series firewall with the SonicWALL 3-and-FREE Promotion! How it works Due to it’s huge popularity, SonicWALL has expanded the original “3-and-FREE” Read More
  • APC Symmetra – What is it?
    APC keeps the power on, and the data flowing. The name APC is synonymous with high-quality UPS products. And the breadth of the APC line is impressive – with the Smart UPS uninterruptible, network-grade power backups leading the way. APC Read More
  • PA-400 Series subscription bundles: Palo Alto Professional and Palo Alto Enterprise
    Palo Alto is truly among the very top rated names in cyber security. They enjoy an almost mythical reputation among IT wonks, and their track record of innovation is a huge reason for this. And the PA-400 series forms the Read More
  • Palo Alto 1400 series firewalls
    Palo Alto is truly among the very top names in cyber-security. They enjoy an almost mythical reputation among IT wonks, and their track record of innovation is a huge reason for this. The Palo Alto 1400 series firewalls certainly uphold Read More
  • Let’s look at the Palo Alto PA-415 Next-Gen firewall
    Palo Alto Networks is truly among the very top-rated names in cyber-security. They enjoy an almost mythical reputation among IT wonks, and their track record of innovation is a huge reason for this. The Palo Alto PA-415 certainly upholds the Read More
  • All about FortiConverter Firewall Migration Service
    Fortinet’s FortiConverter Firewall Migration Service provides hassle free migration. It helps organizations transition from a wide range of legacy firewalls to FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls quickly and securely. It’s an automated service that converts existing policies to the appropriate, latest FortiGate Read More
  • Meraki GO GR12 Wi-Fi 6 access point
    The Meraki GO GR12 Wi-Fi 6 access point is part of a line of access points, security appliances, and a switches. It is an “entry level” line perfect for start ups, home offices, and other small businesses. In other words, Read More
  • Meraki GO GX50 Router Firewall Plus
    The Meraki GO GX50 Router Firewall Plus is a powerful router and firewall that keep devices on the network private and secure. It also provides control over network usage limits and website access. In addition to the Meraki GO GX50, Read More
  • Is Meraki GO a viable alternative to Unifi?
    The Meraki Go line are a family of access points, security appliances, and a switches. It is an “entry level” line perfect for startups, home offices, and other small businesses with little or no IT expertise. It is not really Read More
  • Calculating the ROI of Managed Detection and Response solutions
    Keeping up with the rapidly changing cyber threat landscape can be challenging. Sometimes it’s best left to experts. But creating dedicated teams or hiring security specialists who have the necessary skills and to investigate, identify and respond to potential cybersecurity threats Read More
  • Fortimonitor Digital Experience Monitor – Here’s what it does
    First of all, Fortimonitor Digital Experience Monitor used to be Panopta. It’s now FortiMonitor. FortiMonitor is directed at Network Operations Center teams. If you work on an NOC or have an NOC in your organization, FortiMonitor is for you. It Read More
  • Meraki GO GS110 series switches
    The Meraki GO GS110 series are part of a family of access points, firewalls, routers and a switches. It is an “entry level” line intended for start ups, home offices, and other small businesses with little or no IT expertise. Read More
  • Meraki GO GX20 router-firewall
    As the name indicates, the Meraki GO GX20 router-firewall is, well a combination router firewall device. It is extremely affordable, as all the Meraki GO devices are. It’s job is to block websites, prioritize bandwidth, & set usage limits across Read More
  • Zero Trust Access – Fortinet vs Palo Alto
    Now that Zero Trust Access is such a buzzword in the IT security field, it’s good to know just what it is. Learn more about the basics here. Now, we are going to compare Fortinet’s approach to ZTNA with Palo Read More
  • What is Zero Trust Network Access, exactly?
    You’ve probably heard the term ” Zero Trust Network,” or “zero trust,” or something like it a hundred times. And like most people, you might have thought it was just an industry catchphrase meant to convey a sort of healthy Read More
  • APC SurgeArrest Surge Protection devices
    From battery backups that safeguard against outages, to full-scale data center infrastructure, from surge protection and power conditioning to rack mounts and a host of other accessories, APC can help your home and business become more efficient, reliable, and connected. Read More
  • Fortinet FG-400F Next-Gen firewall – The Cadillac of your server rack!
    The powerful Fortinet FG-400F Next-Gen firewall is not only the state-of-the-art, lightning-fast apex predator of the cyber threatscape. It’s also in stock RIGHT NOW! And it’s bad news to any malware, exploits and known/unknown threats foolish enough to show their Read More
  • Meraki MR28 Wi-Fi 6 access point and Meraki MR78 Wi-Fi 6 access points are AVAILABLE!
    Big news. They have just released the Meraki MR28 Wi-Fi 6 access point and the Meraki MR78 Wi-Fi 6 access point. Not only that, these access points are available and shipping NOW! (as of writing). The Meraki MR28 is a Read More
  • Meraki MV63 Smart HD camera and MV93 Smart HD camera
    Meraki is releasing the first of its’ third-generation MV series smart cameras. They are the Meraki MV63 Smart HD Camera, and the Meraki MV93 Smart HD camera. With the MV63 and MV93 series of enterprise surveillance cameras, Meraki does what Read More
  • Cisco Catalyst CW9162 Wi-Fi 6E access point – Order NOW!
    Since Meraki is owned by Cisco, a lot of what you know about Meraki access points is true of Cisco devices, as well. And that applies to the Cisco Catalyst CW9162 Wi-Fi 6E access points. But why are we talking Read More
  • Panda Security Adaptive Defense 360
    Panda Security specializes in the development of endpoint security products. It is now part of the WatchGuard portfolio of IT security solutions. Initially an antivirus company, Panda Security has since expanded its line to advanced cyber-security services with technology geared Read More
  • Tripp Lite UPS – Welcome to the Corporate Armor family!
    Tripp Lite UPS manufactures over 5,000 products to power and connect the computers, networking equipment and electronic devices that form the foundation of our digital world. From battery backups that safeguard against outages, to surge protection and power conditioning, rack Read More
  • Let’s welcome WatchGuard Panda Security to the Corporate Armor family!
    WatchGuard Panda Security specializes in the development of endpoint security products. It is now part of the WatchGuard portfolio of IT security solutions. Initially focused on the development of antivirus software, Panda Security has since expanded its line to advanced Read More
  • SonicWall Gen 7 Trade-Up Promotion!
    Corporate Armor is excited to announce the SonicWall Gen 7 Trade-Up Promotion. Here’s the way it works. For a limited time, SonicWall is offering existing customers a 22% discount when trading in legacy SonicWalls for a new Gen 7 firewall Read More
  • The Meraki MS Series 3-for-2 Sale!
    Here’s the elevator version: New-to-Meraki customers who buy 2 qualifying Meraki MS series switches (HW products), get another one for free. So it’s called (somewhat unimaginatively) the Meraki 3-for-2 sale. It basically covers the Meraki MS Series switches from the Read More
  • Corporate Armor makes the Inc. 5000 list for the third year!
    Corporate Armor placed #4194 on the Inc. 5000 list nationally, and #112 overall in North Carolina. “Our team is executing like never before, achieving success against our plan. I’m extremely proud of the success our people are creating for our Read More
  • Fortinet re-designs firewalls in defiance of surly supply chain
    The FortiGate 40F and FortiGate 60F firewalls are currently available! Gotta love Fortinet. They’ve been burning the midnight oil, and figured out how to keep putting firewalls into client’s hands, even when most other vendors are struggling mightily with supply Read More
  • Cisco Catalyst CW9164 and Cisco Catalyst CW9166 Wi-Fi 6E access points shipping SOON!
    Since Meraki is owned by Cisco, a lot of what you know about Meraki access points is true of Cisco devices, as well. And that applies to the Cisco Catalyst CW9164 and Cisco Catalyst CW9166 Wi-Fi 6E access points. But Read More
  • The nimble, affordable SonicWave 641 Wi-Fi 6 access point
    Meet the SonicWall SonicWave 641 Wi-Fi 6 access point. It uses 802.11ax. This is the most advanced technology of its’ kind available. The SonicWave 641 is cloud-managed using SonicWall’s Wireless Network Manager. It is the first of their Wi-Fi 6 Read More
  • What are BEC attacks? Only the most costly kind of cyber-attack there is!
    Quick: Which kind of cyber-attack causes the most financial damage overall? Ransomware, you say? Wrongo! They’re called BEC attacks, and you need to know about them. Don’t believe it? Just ask the FBI. In 2021, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Read More
  • Meraki MT series sensors can protect your network?
    The Meraki MT series intelligently monitors any environment to help organizations build a smarter, more sustainable future. With MT sensors, IT, facilities, and operations teams can minimize business disruptions and reduce unnecessary costs. You will also maximize resources, and improve Read More
  • APC Replacement Battery Cartridges
    APC manufactures the world’s most popular and successful lines of power backup systems. They go from APC Replacement Battery Cartridges, to entry-level up to full-on enterprise grade products. The Smart-UPS series are trusted by millions of IT professionals throughout the Read More
  • FortiRecon – What the heck is this?
    Okay, there’s this thing called the Fortinet Digital Risk Protection solution. And Fortinet FortiRecon is a part of Fortinet DRP. You might know about Fortinet’s well-known and extensive portfolio of cyber-security and networking products and solutions. But what about the Read More
  • APC Smart-UPS – The most popular in the world for a reason
    The APC Smart-UPS series are a hugely popular and successful line of power backup systems. They go from entry-level up to full-on enterprise grade products. The Smart-UPS series are trusted by millions of IT professionals throughout the world to protect Read More
  • 2×2:2, 3×3:3, What do these mean?
    It’s common to see access points described with 2×2:2 or 3×3:3. Or 4×4:4, for that matter. Some now even go up to 8×8:8. What does that mean, and how important is it in deciding on which access point is right Read More
  • Sophos to the Rescue: Hackers spend months inside a network; nobody noticed
    This is a somewhat lengthy read, but it is interesting. Sophos comes to the rescue against some ransomware bad guys and provides some great insight to the cost of carelessness in managing a network. It shows that even IT professionals Read More
  • Meraki MV52 High Definition Smart Camera – Reach out and touch someone!
    The Meraki MV52 High Definition Smart Camera is an ultra-long-range telephoto bullet camera. The Meraki MV52 has a 12-40 mm varifocal lens with 12-37° horizontal field of view. It features 4K video recording with H.264 encoding with an f/2.3/16 aperture. Read More
  • (Not so ) free Wi-Fi – Why you shouldn’t connect to an insecure network
    (With thanks to Jack Wallen, ZDNet) Here’s some ‘found’ content that is worth passing on. It makes the compelling, and rather inconvenient case for why you shouldn’t connect to an insecure network. We all do it, without a thought. Maybe Read More
  • ISL Online Remote Desktop adds “inflation-proof” to it’s feature set!
    If you’re currently using another remote access solution, reach out to us and we’ll SAVE YOU MONEY to switch to ISL Online! The market for remote administration software like ISL Online Remote Desktop is huge, and growing. The pandemic didn’t Read More
  • Can cyber attacks break physical stuff?
    That’s the real, $64 question we’re all wondering, isn’t it? “Can cyber attacks break physical stuff?” And the answer is, yes. The fact that a cyber attack can have physical consequences is not exactly breaking news. It has happened a Read More
  • Fortinet FG600F firewall: Bad news, in a good way
    The new, beastly Fortinet FG600F firewall is just about here. And it’s bad news to any malware, exploits and known/unknown threats foolish enough to show their ugly little faces around it. It is designed for mid-sized to large enterprises, at Read More
  • Fortinet FG70F firewall – We’re not worthy!
    The Fortinet FG70F firewall is the latest in Fortinet’s “F” series. The FG-70F follows the 40F, 60F, and 80F. It is seen as a replacement for the very good FG-60F. The Fortinet FG70F firewall is a SECURE SD-WAN security appliance. Read More
  • Meraki MT30 Cloud-Managed Smart Automation Button
    The Meraki MT30 is a smart automation button that automates common tasks or triggers specific actions at the press of a button. The MT30 comes with an Automation Builder feature on the Meraki dashboard that makes it easy to build Read More
  • Meraki MT14 air quality sensor
    The Meraki MT14 is a cloud-managed indoor air quality sensor. Like everything Meraki makes, it is easily and masterfully controlled from the cloud. Meraki’s cloud platform allows you to deploy anywhere, and control everything. Real easy. Currently, five other sensor Read More