Cisco: 75% of IoT initiatives not successful

By | May 24th, 2017|Blog|

In a study out from Cisco this week, one of the key vendors in IoT, says that only 26 percent of companies in their survey feel that they have been successful with their IoT initiatives. The danger zone for most IoT initiatives is the proof of concept (POC) stage, where 60 percent stall. The complexity of moving from [...]

AT&T conducts very public SDN test

By | April 6th, 2017|Blog|

SDN (software defined networking) has rapidly taken over IT networking news stories. This week was no different as AT&T shared successful results of a test using open source network software on "white box" switches.  What does this mean? Well, it could mean that a power user in the network world doesn't have to deploy name [...]

Cisco’s hierarchy of needs for network innovation

By | March 22nd, 2017|Blog|

At a CiscoLive Europe keynote, a Cisco VP described a Maslow-like hierarchy of needs for network innovation and digital transformation. It serves as a prescriptive approach to shifting to a higher-level of digital enterprise. Like with human behaviors starting at the most fundamental physiological needs like food, water and air up the scale through safety, [...]

Cisco’s Trends in Enterprise Networking for 2017

By | January 26th, 2017|Blog|

Browsing through Cisco's copious blogs, I came across an article on trends for 2017 from the senior vice president for enterprise networking, Jeff Reed. Given Uplogix' product depth in automating Cisco networking device management, I was curious to see what he had to say.  What do you think? Do you agree with Cisco's timeline for NFV, [...]

Five ways to make your Cisco bulletproof

By | December 9th, 2016|Blog|

Uplogix has always had a great story for managing Cisco equipment. As a Cisco Solution Partner we've shared this story at CiscoLive as well as through demos, webinars and white papers. But who has that kind of time anymore? So we cut it down to an eBook with the top five examples of how Uplogix [...]

Local Management Software v5.3 Available

By | February 25th, 2016|Blog|

The latest version of the Uplogix Local Management Software (LMS) is now available. At Uplogix we don't name our releases after candy or big cats; we just give them a nice wholesome number. Not a whole number, there are decimals, but you get the point. LMS v5.3 brings new functionality designed to improve visibility of large [...]

Cisco survey: Security holes unpatched

By | January 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The release of Cisco's Annual Security Report shows that corporate security teams are not patching holes in their software or security tools. Less than half of the respondents at 1,700 companies in nine countries use standard tools for ensuring they are running the latest versions of software. This study comes in the year that saw [...]

v5.1 release expands scope & speed of local mgmt

By | November 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The v5.1 release of the Uplogix Local Management Software (LMS) is now available with a number of new features and improvements that include expanding the number of devices that can be managed, a new cellular modem for faster out-of-band, stronger security features, expanded support for Cisco and more. The release supports the new Uplogix 16-port [...]

Cisco, health care reports show no industry is safe

By | February 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Data breaches clearly aren't limited to retailers like Target. Cisco's annual security report predicts "unprecedented growth" for more and more advanced attacks coming in 2014. Mobile devices are clear targets, with about 99 percent of mobile malware affecting the Android platform. The behavior of mobile users tends to be less guarded, leaving devices with [...]

How BYOD Can Benefit IT Departments

By | November 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Bringing your own device to work is increasingly becoming not just an option, but a requirement. Gartner predicts by 2016, 38 percent of companies will no longer supply devices to workers, and by 2017, half of employers will expect employees to bring their own equipment. IT departments, however, have been slower to adopt BYOD due [...]