Three ways that network management is like a horror movie

By | July 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Network management is kind of like a horror movie. Go with me on this -- in a horror movie only a few hearty and clever survivors get to the see the sunrise, or the sequel. Network management has many hands-on components that tend to weed out those not able to remember an obscure command to [...]

Soccer bigger network drain than Olympics or March Madness

By | July 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|

A survey conducted during the Group Stage of this year's soccer World Cup of over 200 IT admins and network managers in the United States showed the impact of "the beautiful game" on US business networks. Seventy-percent of those surveyed said that employees streaming games in the office in the office was having an adverse [...]

Part 2 – Getting ready for the Internet of Things

By | April 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Whatever number of billions of devices you are comfortable with predicting for the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next 5-10 years, no one seems to be arguing that there is not a massive growth of IP-enabled devices already underway. And this expansion of end nodes means more work for network infrastructure, whether it's aggregation [...]

Federal agencies release healthcare IT framework

By | April 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Will your healthcare IT application be regulated by the Food and Drug Administration? A report just released as part of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) brought together the FDA, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to propose a strategy [...]

Network management automation is no April Fool’s joke

By | April 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|

AUSTIN, TEXAS (April 1, 2014) - Uplogix today announced network management automation that can be implemented with confidence. Designed to work as an onsite Level 1 technician-in-a-box, the Uplogix Local Management Platform automates the routine tasks that eat up the bulk of IT's time and effort when it comes to maintaining network infrastructure. And we're [...]

Don’t fight the power, manage it

By | January 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Power management is a critical part of network IT and has two main components: managing and monitoring power throughout the infrastructure, and having the ability to control outlets and groups of outlets. For Uplogix, managing power to devices is a key component of Local Management. Some of the key functionality includes: Power utilization monitoring | [...]

Amazon’s PrimeAir faces the automation checklist

By | December 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|

In a 60 Minutes interview that relatively few people actually saw, but many are now reading about, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos showed off a couple of Amazon delivery drones. The idea is that at some point in the future, one of these eight-rotor robots would fly a <5 lb. Amazon purchase to you in 30 [...]

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 [...]

NIST cybersecurity framework development continues

By | November 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|

NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, held its fifth public workshop last week in Raleigh, North Carolina on a comprehensive cybersecurity framework mandated in a February 2012 executive order. The framework is designed to improve cybersecurity across sixteen critical infrastructure industries and build up from a basic core of functions based around the [...]

That’s our point, entirely

By | November 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Incremental improvements to traditional network monitoring tools would really be like putting lipstick on a pig - you would still have a flawed solution.  A recent article on The Register entitled "What's wrong with network monitoring tools? Where do I start..." was all about incremental improvements to traditional network management methods. These improvements just point out [...]