2017 the year of acquisitions for MSPs?

By | April 19th, 2017|Blog|

MSPs, or Managed Service Providers, are seeing a convergence of business conditions that are both expanding market opportunity and making it more difficult not to be—or be partnered with—a major industry player. The growing need across all industries to be digitally connected, the arrival of cloud computing and the required expertise in cybersecurity are slamming [...]

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 [...]

Inmarsat for high speed satellite out-of-band

By | February 16th, 2017|Blog|

The Uplogix platform utilizes the reliability of the Inmarsat satellite network to provide out-of-band (OOB) connectivity to managed remote networks. With Inmarsat’s high-speed data services, Uplogix can automate management of network infrastructure, including the ability to provide a secure connection for administrators to remote gear. Uplogix automates numerous network support, maintenance, configuration and recovery [...]

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 [...]

Rise in phone subscriptions includes failover network

By | November 23rd, 2016|Blog|

While there are numerous high profile endeavors to bring high speed internet to all, a couple of interesting statistics released this week in a report by the United Nations' International Telecom Union (ITU) was that by the end of the year there will be as many cellular subscriptions as there are people on earth, and [...]

Critical infrastructure cybersecurity gains new awareness

By | September 16th, 2016|Blog|

It's a common refrain that when it comes to critical infrastructure cybersecurity, it's not a matter of if; it's a matter of when. Cyberattacks around the world have shown the potential dangers of such an attack. Industrial control systems (ICS) are increasingly under attack, with the number of reported incidents in the US alone up 17 percent [...]

Bet the store on retail network resiliency?

By | June 21st, 2016|Blog|

In just about every industry, the network has never been more important. It's no different in retail where network resiliency can be the difference between a banner sales day and closing the doors to eager customers. Gone are the days when a store could keep up with sales by simply running the register, collecting card [...]

Cybersecurity election year challenges

By | June 16th, 2016|Blog|

Cybersecurity is much more than just part of a stump speech in this election year. Between reports of multiple Russian groups hacking into the Democratic Party and preparations underway to lock down IT at the Republican national convention, cybersecurity is front page news. This spring, the Democratic National Committee's network was breached by at least two [...]

The key to enterprise out-of-band is flexibility

By | November 18th, 2015|Blog|

When planning an out-of-band management solution, it's best to consider your options for the out-of-band connection including what's already available onsite and how much bandwidth is needed. A flexible out-of-band solution like Uplogix will be able to work with a wide variety of connection options including dial-up, cellular, fiber and satellite modems. A secondary Ethernet connection [...]

Mean Time to Innocence gains trust

By | November 12th, 2015|Blog|

The earliest reference to the term "Mean Time to Innocence" in a Google search was in 2007 on the Professor Messer training site. By 2012, there were about 50 search results. While definitely not  a scientific study, over the last two years, over 100 new online mentions of this term appear as it gains popularity with [...]