Satellite cybersecurity ramps up

By | February 7th, 2017|Blog|

Satellite operators have long felt just a little safer than most when it came to security. But today, satellite cybersecurity is standard operating procedure. No longer does an unobstructed beam bouncing off a satellite or remote locations guarantee security. Every day more of the world's critical infrastructure for communications, defense, financial, environmental monitoring, shipping and logistics -- [...]

Maritime satcom expands in adoption, traffic & bandwidth

By | October 15th, 2015|Blog|

As one of the fastest growing segments of the satellite industry, maritime satcoms are booming, with over 26,000 vessels connected by 2016. This is a doubling of the number of satellite connected devices from 2012, and represents adoption on vessels in the cruise industry, offshore oil & gas, fishing and commercial shipping. Uplogix partner, iDirect announced [...]

Managing physical infrastructure, plus the network

By | October 2nd, 2015|Blog|

Here are a couple of what we call "campfire stories" – interesting applications of Uplogix developed by customers to meet their unique needs. Both examples today involved using their out-of-band network automation platform (Uplogix!) to also manage some aspect of their physical infrastructure, bringing the same monitoring, alerting and action-taking abilities of the Uplogix platform to [...]

Greater cybersecurity for satellite & SCADA

By | September 9th, 2015|Blog|

Two markets that rely on Uplogix out-of-band management are playing catch-up when it comes to network security compared to many other industries. It's not that satellite and SCADA networks don't care about security, it's just that for a long time they've been physically isolated from much of the danger. That time has definitely passed. The World [...]

MTN deploys virtual Local Management

By | November 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Uplogix has begun deploying this month as a VM running on a server to manage satellite-linked networks at sea for MTN. These Virtual Local Managers utilize VMware to run the Uplogix software and connect to devices using USB to Serial adapters plugged into the server itself by USB and the managed devices over serial. An [...]

Advanced management for satellite networks

By | November 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|

When you deploy an Uplogix Local Manager with your network gear in a location that utilizes a satellite link for connectivity, you get much more than a reliable out-of-band (OOB) solution. Almost by definition, when you use satellite, your equipment is not easily accessible. OOB gives you secure remote access to gear before sending someone [...]

Infographic: Uplogix for Satellite Networks

By | November 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

At sea, on the battlefield or deployed for network redundancy, satellite networks with local management connect all corners of the world. Uplogix brings a variety of specialized features to the satellite arena in both fixed (autoacquire) antennas and the stabilized antennas common in maritime applications. Both types of deployments benefit from the fact that Uplogix [...]

Reliable connections: from ship and shore

By | September 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Uplogix customer Orange Business Services was recently awarded a five-year $12 million contract from BW Offshore for an end-to-end satellite communications solution. The project will connect over a dozen vessels and two land-based locations, bringing offshore personnel access to the same business applications, communications and entertainment services at sea as on land. The concept of [...]

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 [...]

New functionality for TracStar Antennas

By | August 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Stationary autoacquire antennas provide delivery of broadband satellite-based Internet services into mobile environments virtually anywhere. Local Management software now supports the DirectPoint mode for TracStar satellite antennas. This functionality adds to the robust support Uplogix already provides for satcom systems in use worldwide in energy, military and telecom deployments.The DirectPoint functionality is designed to enhance [...]