By the Structured Enterprise Networking Team In modern network architectures, more and more data is being generated, analyzed and stored at the “edge” -- not in a traditional data center. That edge better serves users of ubiquitous mobile devices like laptops, phones, and tablets because it puts them closer to their applications and data. But it also serves a proliferation of harder-to-manage IoT devices such as barcode scanners, medical devices, robotic equipment, and even weather sensors and traffic signals. A distributed architecture means data generated by these endpoints often flows through the cloud (public and private) in addition to private networks. To ensure all data is properly managed and protected, organizations must rethink their WLAN, LAN, WAN, and SD-WAN infrastructure by prioritizing security, visibility and manageability. How the Edge Is Changing Our Networks It’s no secret that the benefits of edge computing are incredible. This architecture has the power to deliver real-time data insights while simultaneously decreasing the amount of storage and bandwidth required, saving significant costs. And that’s just the beginning. The practical application of edge computing is really only limited by the human imagination and the technology it invents. Edge computing currently helps power smart cities and critical…

Structured Managed Services Earns SOC 2® Type 2 Compliance


Structured SOC 2 Type 2

Firm proves effective operation of and adherence to strict security controls protecting client data. PORTLAND, Ore. (Nov. 22, 2021) – Structured Managed Services today announced the successful completion of its Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 examination, giving the company a superior mark of distinction among IT service providers. SOC 2 is an auditing…

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Structured Ranks on 2021 CRN Solution Provider 500 List


Structured CRN SP 500 2021 Award

Structured’s pandemic-era leadership, services and annual revenue place it firmly among elite North American solution providers for 2021. PORTLAND, Ore. (June 1, 2021) – Structured announced today that it was named for the 11th consecutive time to the Solution Provider 500 list by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. Each year CRN compiles the…

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Structured Lands on CRN Tech Elite 250 List for 11th Straight Year


CRN 2021 Tech Elite 250 List

Structured’s technical merit, experience and certifications elevate it among North American solution providers for 2021. PORTLAND, Ore. (April 6, 2021) – Structured announced today that it was named to the laudable 2021 Tech Elite 250 list by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. This annual list features IT solution providers of all sizes in…

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Structured Helps Secure Department of Defense Supply Chain


CMMC-AB Registered Provider Organization Badge

Firm added to CMMC-AB marketplace as a Registered Provider Organization™ for DOD contractors. PORTLAND, Ore. (March 15, 2021) – Structured announced today that it has ramped up its ability to assist Department of Defense (DOD) contractors in their quest to become CMMC-certified suppliers. With extremely limited exceptions, all companies that supply goods and services to…

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Structured Managed Services Achieves SOC 2 Compliance


AIPCA SOC 2

 A proactive, security-first company, firm launched rigorous process to protect client data and privacy. PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 5, 2021) – In this age of advanced and sophisticated threats, Structured and its Managed Services team eagerly and exponentially elevated its capabilities for securing and protecting customer data by obtaining the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) SOC…

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Supply Chain Hacks: Fallout from a nation-state-backed attack


By Jesse Wilson, CISSP, Sr. Security Engineer -- Two weeks have passed since the discovery of Sunburst (https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-352a), an exploit so vast it likely will become the biggest breach in history – at least to date. Government agencies and private businesses alike are scrambling to detect indicators of compromise (IOCs), install patches and implement damage…

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Structured Expands IT Solutions and Services in North America


Company acquires the assets of DPC IT Solutions, streamlines ability to serve Canadian customers. PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 21, 2020) – Structured is pleased to announce its continued North American expansion via an acquisition of the assets of DPC IT Solutions, a Canadian solution provider with three decades of extensive wireless, networking and security experience. While…

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iland’s Secure Cloud Backup Energizes M365 Security


iland's Secure Cloud Backup

Oil and gas companies must explore far more than terrain and seismic reflection to remain nimble in an era of unstable prices and consumer pressure for decarbonization. While dealing with uncertainly caused by COVID-19 and ongoing calls from citizens, policymakers and businesses for lower-carbon futures, forward-looking oil and gas companies are capitalizing on technology to…

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Structured Acquires Verge Technologies, Expands In California


Structured brings extensive services, solutions and broader access to infosec expertise to the new market. PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 2, 2020) – In a move to expand its leading-edge IT solutions and services on the West Coast, Structured acquired Silicon Valley-based Verge Technologies. Structured, a nationally acclaimed solution provider specializing in security, cloud, and digital infrastructure,…

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