Automate network device configuration changes remotely and with confidence

Uplogix returns your device to it's previous workingstate automatically by backing out each change made,reviving your gear and guaranteeing a quick recovery. No longer must configuration changes for key network devices be a late night weekend activity for IT admins with Uplogix Local Management. For years, this was the standard operating procedure to ensure there [...]

Kick the tires, feel the horsepower

A frequent question we get at Uplogix is "is your product a console server?" Answer - absolutely, we're the best console server on the market—the most reliable and secure out-of-band access solution. Add in our Local Management Software, when you need access, you'll get it. Whatever you want out of a console server you'll get [...]

Death, taxes and downtime — pick two?

There are lots of stats on downtime - one we use around Uplogix is that 60% of network downtime is caused by human error during device configuration. Maybe it's from a "fat-finger" mistake, or it could be what was thought to be a simple change actually impacted the device in unexpected ways. Many in IT [...]

Mixing Local Management with rocket science

Last week was the Satellite 2013 Conference in Washington DC. Uplogix was there exhibiting in the large hall featuring a variety of vendors promoting everything from rocket launch vehicles to nondescript signal conversion widgets to air time. As usual, our message was a little different, but well received in the satellite market. There were some [...]

Fighting Corruption with Local Management

Face it. Corruption happens. Maybe it's a hardware issue, maybe it's a software conflict, maybe it's just the result of an honest mistake by an admin trying to do their job. The good news is that Local Management can fight corruption in your network devices automatically. Like a superhero watching over your network, Uplogix wages [...]

Be Prepared – What Local Management can do in disaster

The expectations for the storm as of Monday morning, October 29. As the Northeast region of the United States hunkers down for the landfall of Hurricane Sandy it seems to be a good time to reflect (under the blue skies and cool temperatures of a nice early fall day here at Uplogix headquarters in Austin) [...]

Putting remote automation to the test

This week NASA provided a great example of automation with successful arrival of the Curiosity rover on Mars after months of spaceflight and a multi-stage landing process referred to as "seven minutes of terror." As a company that has developed a unique solution for network automation, it's easy to draw a few comparisons (as well [...]

Why Cisco Live is so much fun for Uplogix

Cisco CEO John Chambers visits the Uplogix Launch Your Network booth at Cisco Live. (Or at least visits near our booth...) Exhibiting in the World of Solutions at Cisco Live and talking with the network engineers, admins, CCNAs and CCIEs attending the show is totally within the Uplogix wheelhouse. They just get what we do. [...]

Proving we have a better mousetrap

The proof is in the conceptOne of the challenges we face at Uplogix is that the better mousetrap we bring to network management is such a leap from traditional network management that people really want us to prove ourselves. We've always been more than happy to do this, challenging potential customers to put us into [...]

Persistence, survivability key requirements for arctic network

What qualifies a site as "remote" to you? Researchers at DARPA (the US military's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) recently announced that they want to create a massive system of unmanned sensors and systems to monitor and track the even the most remote regions of the Arctic. With retreating ice expected over the coming decades, [...]