Ready to add 60+ devices/second to the Internet-of-Things?

By | December 11th, 2015|Blog|

So what does a 30% increase in Internet-connected devices in one year look like? Try 5.5 million new devices added every day. Gartner says the one of the big winners in this expanding market will be Internet-of-Things services like design, installation and operating contacts. Consumers will deploy most IoT devices, but businesses will account for [...]

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 [...]

Federal agencies release healthcare IT framework

By | April 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Will your healthcare IT application be regulated by the Food and Drug Administration? A report just released as part of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) brought together the FDA, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to propose a strategy [...]

M2M Management Case Study: ATMs

By | December 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Increasingly, automated teller machines are the “brick and mortar” point of contact for customers with their bank. For decades, these M2M systems have been popular with customers and increasingly reliable as the technology has advanced, but also complicated and expensive to support. One Uplogix customer has an aggressive plan to deploy ATMs and chose to [...]

Amazon’s PrimeAir faces the automation checklist

By | December 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|

In a 60 Minutes interview that relatively few people actually saw, but many are now reading about, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos showed off a couple of Amazon delivery drones. The idea is that at some point in the future, one of these eight-rotor robots would fly a <5 lb. Amazon purchase to you in 30 [...]

Internet on the high seas a requirement for cruise line

By | November 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Uplogix provides automated device control and recoverythat is especially useful for maintaining satelliteconnectivity and network uptime aboard cruise ships. Spanish cruise line Pullmantur Cruises recently signed a new deal with Uplogix customer MTN Communications to enhance connectivity options for passengers ad crew onboard its fleet of ships. The expansion of broadband satellite services is just [...]

DARPA Grand Challenge targets automated cyber security

By | October 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|

A view of some of the sensing hardware on an autonomously piloted vehicle in the DARPA Grand Challenge. DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) announced the next focus area in their series of Grand Challenges that have included autonomously driven vehicles, humanoid robotics and now automated network defenses. The Cyber Grand Challenge seeks to [...]

Gartner on the rise of the machines

By | October 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

"Come with me if you want to live" -not quite that dramatic. Maybe more"Work with me if you want to be in IT." This year's Gartner Symposium and ITXpo featured strong messages around the importance of the so-called digital workforce. Defined broadly as smart machines that take over tasks and work handled by humans, analysts [...]

Local Management serves as an example of M2M automation in a world without standard platforms

By | September 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|

As an automation platform, Uplogix performs basic network monitoring and management actions for just about any device. While the “Internet of things” is gaining steam in popular culture with promises of transforming the world as we know it, one of the key hurdles to widespread adoption is the necessity of standards. Uplogix Local Management is [...]

Local Management required for M2M device networking critical to smart grid

By | August 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

A recent report by Greentech Media puts the global smart grid market at $400 billion by 2020. The success of this market depends on strong networks connecting aggregation points for M2M devices in the field to data and operation centers. The large number and distributed nature of these networks will require secure automation like Uplogix [...]