Pexip Customer Panel: How we’re adapting to the next normal.

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Ashburn Consulting’s CTO, Amante Jun Bustamante, participating as panelist and answering questions regarding the future of video collaboration when things are normal post Covid and people are now back to work. How to prepare the IT Infrastructure and addressing Security.

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Securing your Smart Home Presented by Ashburn Consulting’s Amante Bustamante

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Ashburn Consulting was invited to present at the Annual Fairfax Government Security Awareness day, October, 2019. With a very short lead time, I was able to put together some general best practice security guidelines for setting up your Smart home. I apologize if I say “right” a lot during the session, I was a bit nervous due to the high profile audience in attendance and the film crew. 🙂

Smart Homes: The Future of Ownership and How to Secure Technology ...

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Connecting to Cloud Providers High-Level Network Architecture

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More than 70 percent of Internet Traffic passes through Data Center Alley in Loudoun County. Ashburn, Virginia has the largest data center footprint in the world. It makes sense to lease or collocate your data center here. Almost all cloud providers (Azure, Amazon AWS, Google, Office 365, etc.) have presence in these data centers. Being collocated locally can take advantage of direct connect services to any of these Cloud providers. Ashburn Consulting can help you design a Hybrid Cloud On Prem ...

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Use your WAN not the Carrier for your Remote Site

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Replace your Carrier Remote or Mini Carrier Remote with an Avaya Survivable Media Gateway (SMG). The SMG connects to your main PBX through the corporate WAN. Furthermore, the SMG will operate in survival mode during a WAN failure. During a network failure, the SMG will support phone operation by engaging its own CPU. This is something your Carrier Remote cannot do. In addition, the SMG is IP based which means it will register ...

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Enabling AACC Shadowing After 24 Hours

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If your standby server has been out of synchronization for more than 24 hours, you will need to complete the following process to restart AACC 6.4 shadowing. Otherwise, the standby server will fail to synchronize with the active AACC server. Execute one restore at a time; i.e. ADMIN, CCMS, and CCT.

The procedure listed below avoids corrupting the standby server’s Backup Locations Directory by restoring one database at a time:

  • Make sure you have a recent backup from your active server; preferable ...
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VTC Video Conferencing Rules for Palo Alto Firewall

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If you have a Cisco Telepresence VCS Expressway or a legacy Tandberg Border Controller or even an MCU behind a Palo Alto Firewall there are several Application based objects needed to be in your Outbound and Inbound Security policy.

  • rtp-base
  • rtcp
  • h.225
  • h.245
  • h.323
  • sip
  • rtp

Normally the logs will show which ports are being denied by the clean up rule. Depending on the type of Firewall, you might need to create an object with a certain udp range. There are also cases where a VTC endpoint is ...

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