Reliable networking for first responder

By | February 14th, 2017|Blog|

Reliable communications are critical to any first responder organization. For the South African Police Service (SAPS), providing security across the nation includes a radio network that functions in both urban and rural areas. Uplogix Local Management is deployed at radio tower sites and switching centers to manage trunking radio and networking gear. Some of the [...]

V2I like local connection to network infrastructure

By | August 23rd, 2016|Blog|

A good analogy for the local connections used by Uplogix to manage network infrastructure is a new project by Audi of America that puts vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology that will give cars the ability to communicate with traffic signals. This will provide vehicle IT systems with real-time information from centralized traffic management systems that monitor traffic [...]

Jeep hackers release IoT security survey

By | June 13th, 2016|Blog|

Remember those guys a while back that demonstrated how they could hack a Jeep Cherokee, stealing control ranging from the mischievous (changing the radio volume) to the potentially deadly (killing the engine on the highway)? They are back in the news with the release of a survey of security professionals on IoT security perceptions. IOActive, the [...]

The continuing evolution of the CIO

By | May 23rd, 2016|Blog|

Much has been made of how the role of the CIO is changing from a cost center manager to a driver of technological change that can help the business succeed or hit it out of the park. The continued decentralization of IT, which some estimates now put at more than more than half of technology spending [...]

v5.2 software release now available

By | June 25th, 2015|Blog|

Uplogix Local Management Software version 5.2 makes out-of-band easier, faster and more valuable with WAN Traffic Failover (WTF) – a backup path for the primary network that doesn’t require expensive redundant gear. The update includes new functionality that pairs high-speed LTE modems with the network-independent monitoring and device automation of the Uplogix platform to failover [...]

Mid-year check of tech to watch

By | May 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|

With June upon us, it's a good time to take a look at technologies to watch for the next-gen enterprise. Dion Hinchcliffe of ZDNet has a nice list of things business and IT leaders should be considering in their annual budgets. The challenge might not be what to spend money on, but how to get [...]

Use the force (of automation)

By | May 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

As you celebrate May The 4th today (the annual Star Wars holiday), consider the power of the Automation Force for networking. With reliable automation solving network issues like a battle-tested mech droid, you won't feel like a moisture farmer on Tatooine at the end of the day. And it's a new hope for countering the [...]

Boost the IQ of your console servers

By | April 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Uplogix Local Managers are hands-down the smartest console servers on the market. They go beyond the out-of-band access provided by a traditional console server to deliver a secure platform for network management automation. Did you know that you can apply the same intelligence to your existing console server installation? The Uplogix Local Management Software can [...]

Does cybersecurity start in the corner office?

By | March 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

While the buck stops at the CEO's desk, are they really the ones who should be driving corporate cybersecurity? Today, since the damage caused by a cyber breach rivals that of a terrible business decision, it only makes sense that the c-suite should be fully invested in corporate cybersecurity. The only thing that's keeping pace [...]

Will SDN kill the networking star?

By | February 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Most early stage technology trends generate some bold proclamations of their impact. Software Defined Networking is no different. While it will impact the day-to-day job of a network admin, it won't replace them entirely. Jim Duffy had a nice article in Network World where he debunked some of the over-the-top claims of SDN, and had [...]