Bet the store on retail network resiliency?

By | June 21st, 2016|Blog|

In just about every industry, the network has never been more important. It's no different in retail where network resiliency can be the difference between a banner sales day and closing the doors to eager customers. Gone are the days when a store could keep up with sales by simply running the register, collecting card [...]

Cybersecurity election year challenges

By | June 16th, 2016|Blog|

Cybersecurity is much more than just part of a stump speech in this election year. Between reports of multiple Russian groups hacking into the Democratic Party and preparations underway to lock down IT at the Republican national convention, cybersecurity is front page news. This spring, the Democratic National Committee's network was breached by at least two [...]

The key to enterprise out-of-band is flexibility

By | November 18th, 2015|Blog|

When planning an out-of-band management solution, it's best to consider your options for the out-of-band connection including what's already available onsite and how much bandwidth is needed. A flexible out-of-band solution like Uplogix will be able to work with a wide variety of connection options including dial-up, cellular, fiber and satellite modems. A secondary Ethernet connection [...]

Mean Time to Innocence gains trust

By | November 12th, 2015|Blog|

The earliest reference to the term "Mean Time to Innocence" in a Google search was in 2007 on the Professor Messer training site. By 2012, there were about 50 search results. While definitely not  a scientific study, over the last two years, over 100 new online mentions of this term appear as it gains popularity with [...]

Your sleeping army for network automation

By | October 28th, 2015|Blog|

There is a good chance that your network has a sleeping army of undead devices out there just waiting to be commanded into action. Not zombies, but console servers. Used for years for remote access to devices connected by some form of out-of-band link, these unassuming devices sit quietly doing nothing at all until finally [...]

Competing in managed services with OOB

By | September 9th, 2015|Blog|

Managed service providers (MSPs) struggle with the basic tenets of sales competition—price and differentiation—at a more pure level than most other IT enterprises. At the end of the day, they need to be cheaper than their competition or better in some way that keeps their customers happy. There are a number of tools available for MSPs [...]

v5.2 software release now available

By | June 25th, 2015|Blog|

Uplogix Local Management Software version 5.2 makes out-of-band easier, faster and more valuable with WAN Traffic Failover (WTF) – a backup path for the primary network that doesn’t require expensive redundant gear. The update includes new functionality that pairs high-speed LTE modems with the network-independent monitoring and device automation of the Uplogix platform to failover [...]

Putting air bags in a 1965 Mustang?

By | June 22nd, 2015|Blog|

The new US CIO, Tony Scott addressed security concerns in federal IT, especially after the recent massive data breach at the Office of Personnel Management. He said the one of the biggest challenges is protecting old and outdated IT infrastructure systems, comparing it to trying to install air bags in a 1965 Ford Mustang. It's [...]

Getting the most out of out-of-band

By | May 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|

When most people think about out-of-band management, they are only thinking about access using something other than their primary network. Out-of-band is more than just an alternate path to remote gear, it's a smarter way to manage your network and eliminate downtime. Uplogix is different from traditional out-of-band solutions Uplogix was founded on the observation [...]

Boost the IQ of your console servers

By | April 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Uplogix Local Managers are hands-down the smartest console servers on the market. They go beyond the out-of-band access provided by a traditional console server to deliver a secure platform for network management automation. Did you know that you can apply the same intelligence to your existing console server installation? The Uplogix Local Management Software can [...]