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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tech Modernization Fund spends money to save money

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 [...]

The convergence of information & operational technology

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 [...]

Front-end your console servers to fast-track deployment

When moving from an old-school network with console servers to managing the network with all of the benefits of Uplogix out-of-band management, one option to speed up the deployment is to utilize Virtual Local Managers, or vLMs to front-end your existing consoles. The vLM runs on a VM server and utilizes existing console servers for [...]

Like Shark Week for network management SLAs

For many, Shark Week is a highlight of the summer's months-long TV binge session. For others, it's too much hype on the sensational, not enough on educating the public on some truly specialized and varied animals that are really good at what they do. It's a lot like marketing an advanced out-of-band management platform. Stick [...]

Customer in the News: Orange Business Solutions

Uplogix customer Orange Business Services was in the news for a partnership with Cisco bringing software defined networking to LANs. The work expands on the existing relationship providing SD-WAN technology for Orange customers through the Orange Open Labs program. The program is a global mix of physical and virtual resources for innovation and development designed [...]

Network reliability for the VA Winter Sports Clinic

Starting this weekend, the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic will promote rehabilitation through instruction of veterans with disabilities in adaptive winter sports. As a technology provider to the Veterans Administration, Uplogix will be there too ensuring clinic networks are up and running. About the clinic: The Winter Sports Clinic gives Veterans with disabilities [...]