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Meet Uplogix: Caitlin Staib, Marketing & Sales Ops Manager

By | November 21st, 2019|Blog|

In this month’s Meet Uplogix, Marketing and Sales Ops Manager Caitlin Staib talks about what brought her to Uplogix and her varied background in technology marketing. 

Edge computing takes center stage in 2020

By | November 19th, 2019|Blog|

Forrester Research (and others) are predicting 2020 as a landmark year for the expansion of edge computing related to IoT solutions with on-demand compute and real-time apps also driving growth. While some applications of edge computing will look familiar like processing data at aggregation points instead of in the cloud, others will need form factors [...]

Tech Modernization Fund spends money to save money

By | November 12th, 2019|Blog|

The infant federal government Tech Modernization Fund is facing challenges just two years into its implementation and receiving continued funding might hinge on lawmakers understanding the fundamental goal of the fund. The Fund, or TMF, was designed to provide an incentive pool for funding projects aimed at retiring legacy systems in favor of newer, more [...]

DoS attack strikes renewable energy company

By | November 4th, 2019|Blog|

sPower, a Utah-based renewable energy company fell victim to a denial-of-service (DoS) attack that disrupted communications between the company and a dozen generation sites. During the incident, each site experienced one five-minute outage that was attributed to a known vulnerability on a Cisco firewall. The firewall issues were already known, and the devices were on [...]

The convergence of information & operational technology

By | October 23rd, 2019|Blog|

Increasingly it's becoming standard practice for operational technology (OT) to move over IT networks. While OT and IT aren't quite an oil and water relationship, the two have very different histories in this shotgun wedding scenario. Both play a huge role in the not-just-marketing hype of Industry 4.0. IT has been tasked with data moving [...]

Cisco certification changes coming in 2020

By | October 22nd, 2019|Blog|

Many of our best customers started off as a conversation with a CCIE or CCNA at Cisco Live. As certified networking experts they immediately saw the value of Uplogix in their networks. Cisco is now looking to ensure the value of a Cisco certification is keeping pace with market expectations for networking knowledge. “Infrastructure is [...]

Swift kick in the britches: the increasing cost of a data breach

By | October 22nd, 2019|Blog|

The annual Ponemom Institute survey on the impacts of a data breach, while already a downer, is growing particularly gloomy as the cost continues to rise. This year, they peg the cost at $3.92 million on average. Average! For companies and organizations that fail to detect, identify and mitigate as quickly as possible, that figure [...]

Meet Uplogix: James Dollar, Chief Architect

By | September 26th, 2019|Blog|

In this month’s Meet Uplogix, Chief Architect and founder James Dollar talks a little bit about what drives him and what he does when he's not pushing Uplogix to be the best out-of-band management solution around (hint: it's not sleep!).

Troubleshooting a backhoe incident

By | September 26th, 2019|Blog|

It's a standard troubleshooting use case that makes it into many Uplogix presentations: say a backhoe working on a water line issue in your parking lot accidentally cuts the fiber line going into your building. What do you do? An Uplogix customer recently found out. The best-case scenario is that their network shifts over to [...]

Tethered drones could expanding shipping horizons

By | September 26th, 2019|Blog|

In April at a DISA event in Baltimore we joined the crowds gathered around the AT&T booth with a big 16-rotor drone suspended from the ceiling. In addition to being eye-catching, they had a cool story. The tethered drone provided the equivalent of a cell tower for an area that had lost infrastructure to a [...]