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Federal agencies rely on out-of-band during Covid response

Federal IT groups have been pushed in 2020 to continue delivering secure essential services while simultaneously pivoting to remote workforce operations. The COVID-19 situation has highlighted the need for solutions like out-of-band access and management automation to support network admins that empowering remote workers. Here are some of the features that have driven both civilian [...]

Uplogix v6.0 software sets new standard for enterprise out-of-band management experience

Guided context-sensitive menus and dynamic graphics added to the Uplogix Control Center as well as expanded space for local storage of config and modern OS files, and new combo modems for out-of-band. AUSTIN, TEXAS (May 12, 2020) – The latest version of Uplogix software, v6.0, is available May 12, 2020 with new functionality for an [...]

The Internet can handle this

Over the last couple of months, Internet traffic has increased by about a quarter in many major cities, with traffic expanding out from city centers to the suburbs. Demand for video conferencing has skyrocketed as it has replaced face-to-face interaction with coworkers, family and friends. Home entertainment services have ramped up to handle the needs [...]

With good alerting you can check-in before getting that call

Visit our COVID-19 Resources Page for More Information on Enterprise Network Remote Management Today's extra-distributed workforce is stressing systems and remote IT workers are tasked with keeping home-based coworkers up and running. Better alerting options can keep IT focused on solving issues as they happen, or better, before they are even noticed. Not only are [...]

The New Normal: Managing Corporate Networks from Home

With many organizations entering multiple weeks of remote operations, business continuity is moving beyond the initial honeymoon period of Zoom meetings and people doing their whole job from iPhones.We're entering a new phase of business continuity, which is compounded for many organizations by massive drop offs in demand for their goods and services. For others, [...]

Working remotely? Out-of-band lets you manage your network infrastructure from home

In times like these, networks, remote tools and network managers are being put to the test while many are suddenly working remotely. Networks and communications are the keys to maintaining business continuity with a home-bound workforce and mandatory travel restrictions.Uplogix out-of-band management has the secure access, reliable automation and troubleshooting tools you need to manage [...]

Remote access overcomes travel limitations

Media coverage of the Coronavirus outbreak and related quarantines and threats of quarantines across the world has expanded into how technology is making it possible for work-from-home on an unprecedented scale. With many companies already employing remote worker strategies, the technologies needed are in place, including those for remote access to manage network infrastructure. Uplogix [...]

CISOs poised to continue rise in importance

CISOs (Chief Information Security Officers) at most companies this budgeting season are likely not sweating cuts but are more likely to be concerned with scaling: hiring enough trained cybersecurity staff and deploying the latest defenses and programs. Being prepared to fight off hackers and cyberattacks is a priority for CISOs looking forward to 2020. Hacking [...]

US Navy to release digital blueprint

The US Navy has been in the news for more than this year's lopsided Army-Navy game victory for the midshipmen. A digital blueprint expected to be released this month will act as a "North Star" for connecting and integrating systems in the military branch. Like other federal IT blueprints, the Navy plan will present standards [...]

Cellular out-of-band: 4 things to consider

Uplogix has been a leader in cellular out-of-band management systems for over a decade. When it comes to running out-of-band over cellular, we've literally been there and done that -- experiences that have led us to know the challenges and pitfalls of deploying and running cellular out-of-band. Here are four considerations to keep in mind [...]