Stefano Maifreni

Stefano is a senior strategy, product and marketing professional with an engineering background, an Executive MBA focussed on strategy and entrepreneurship, as well as experience in strategic marketing and portfolio management gained in global blue-chip companies. He's responsible for transforming and rejuvenating the commercial strategy of our network portfolio. Catch up with Stefano’s latest views at http://www.twitter.com/stefanomaifreni

The Millennial Bug

10 Jul 2014

Since the first wave of Millennials entered the workplace, the question of how businesses should adapt to their needs has been raised repeatedly. Their approach to work is markedly different from their peers; they are reliant on the internet; they…

When ancient empires inspire modern security

13 Jun 2014

After visiting Infosecurity 2014, I started thinking about how much today’s battle against e-criminals and hacktivists can be compared with a famous period in Ancient Roman history when the Roman general Quintus Fabius Maximus fought against Hannibal and his Carthaginian…

Internet access: a precious commodity

01 May 2014

These days the Internet is a commodity which many of us have come to depend on. Suffer an outage or find yourself offline and panic sets in especially if you are one of the “Millennial, ‘always-on’ Generation.” Nonetheless, for the…

The importance of award winning ingredients

25 Nov 2013

Of the many pleasures in life, I take my food and cooking very seriously. Simple recipes made with high quality ingredients are the basis for my Italian cuisine. The importance of quality ingredients also applies to how the market for…

Matching WAN networks to changing business needs

11 Nov 2013

I recently attended the WAN Summit where I took part in a panel discussion about matching network services to ever evolving business needs.

It’s time to show the Internet some respect

08 Aug 2013

2013 has been a big year for “the Internet”. Back in April CERN celebrated the 44th anniversary of the first message crossing the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET).

DDoS Attacks More Than Just Last Month’s Newspaper Headlines

07 May 2013

Last month denial of service attacks hit the headlines again. The Spamhaus denial of service attack was called the largest cyber attack in history and this week the Dutch authorities appear to have caught the hacker involved. It was like…