The media can certainly change the plans you had laid out for a day!! After the announcements regarding Heart Bleed, I had a fairly busy inbox yesterday fueled by security teams asking their Voice Services groups  if any of their applications were exposed.  After a few hours of investigation and with the help of Avaya […]

Combat Networks is Heart Bleedfree!!

April 10, 2014

Just a quick update to all of our customers. We have completed testing and I am happy to inform you that all of Combat’s applications are Heartbleed free!! For those who are not aware of the Heartbleed vulnerability, it is a flaw in OpenSSL, the open-source encryption standard used by the majority of websites that need […]

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Are you Ready for IAUG – Convergence#2014? Canada Night Details!!

April 7, 2014

Combat Networks is pleased to announce our participation at the upcoming International Avaya Users Group Conference in Grapevine Texas. This event attracts Avaya users, reseller partners, media and consultants. In fact, no other event provides a more comprehensive update on the state of technology and Avaya. That’s why Combat will be there! If you are […]

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Combat Networks and Nuance Extend Partner Relationship

April 3, 2014

April 3, 2014 – Combat Networks is pleased to announce that it has extended it’s partner relationship with Nuance to include the Nuance Forensics solution. Nuance Forensics is a voice biometric software solution designed to provide forensic examiners and investigators with the ability to accurately match an individual’s identity with content captured through any type of audio channel. Architected using innovative voice biometric […]

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Combat Networks First to Test Drone Service Delivery Model

April 1, 2014

April 1st, 2014 – Combat Networks has long been a recognized leader in the Canadian market for post sales services. Today Combat has taken a bold step forward and is finally releasing plans on how the future of Datacom and Telecom services will be delivered in Canada. “Taking advantage of newly emerging unmanned satellite, laser […]

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“It seemed like a good idea at the time”: A Case for SBP

January 30, 2014

A case for Shortest Path Bridging: I am often asked what is the best network design? My answer is always the same, the simplest design you can engineer. So why do we see networks that are over engineered and unnecessarily complicated? It’s not because of poor design or implementation. It’s usually because changes over the […]

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Avaya Executive Partner Conference Awards

January 2, 2014

At the Avaya Executive Partner Conference, held earlier in November, Avaya Awarded one of their Partner of the Year Awards to Combat Networks. This is the fourth straight year in a row for Combat Networks to be recognized by Avaya at this event. For the fourth straight year, Combat Networks has been recognized as “Networking […]

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Combat Networks customer appreciation Christmas party

November 26, 2013

It’s that time of year! I would like to invite you to our annual Combat Christmas party!  I hope you can attend!  As always it a fun night out to celebrate a great year and the coming of a new one!  [see attached event to add to your calendar] Join us! Another year has gone […]

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Once you are done sleeping in please fix the clock

November 5, 2013

What did you do Sunday morning?  Thanks to Daylight Savings Time I woke up, made myself a coffee then proceeded to roam around my house in my pajamas and adjusted the clocks on my stove, microwave and wrist watches.  You should probably be asking yourself …. “I wonder if the time on my switches and […]

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Never send a human to do a machine’s job

October 31, 2013

Network Engineers and Architects are just like the rest of us fun-loving bipeds. We all enjoy employment but don’t necessary enjoy performing repetitive tasks that are prone to error. Or worse, tasks that could take weeks or perhaps months to complete. This is never more true than when one is provisioning large multi-tenant networks that […]

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