Maritime operators face “worrying complacency” about cybersecurity

By | June 27th, 2019|Blog|

A survey of attendees at the recent Maritime Cyber Risk Forum in London revealed ongoing challenges when it comes to cybersecurity on the high seas with 89% of respondents agreeing with the statement that there is a worrying level of complacency about cyber attacks in the maritime industry. An equal number attributed the complacency to [...]

Cyber Resiliency through Out-of-Band

By | February 27th, 2019|Blog|

The Uplogix out-of-band platform brings a combination of network independence, intelligence and automation to give your team the tools to make your network more resilient -- especially during a network hack. Here's how it works. Uplogix locates with — and directly connects to — managed devices. Like a virtual technician, Uplogix performs the monitoring, config [...]

Cost of downtime is a personal question

By | January 25th, 2019|Blog|

Everyone has one, but it's still not an easy subject for most people. We're talking about the cost of downtime in their network. It's not an easy calculation if you want to be accurate, but one would be hard pressed to find anyone that says network downtime today is LESS expensive than in the [...]

Can edge computing impact the cloud forecast?

By | February 22nd, 2018|Blog|

No matter what growth rate predictions you subscribe to for cloud computing in the next few years, the demand for cloud is going to drive a counter-demand for computing at the network's edge. Requirements for low latencies, massive data volume as well as non-technical rules around maintaining data control will drive the need for processing [...]

Network virtualization to empty onsite racks, almost

By | November 16th, 2017|Blog|

Network virtualization is just the next trend in IT to shift spending between CapEx and OpEx. It's already happened with computation and storage in the cloud and things are beginning to take shape on the networking side. It's a "when a tree falls in the forest" sounding question, but when everything possible is virtualized, is [...]

Bringing out-of-band into the data center

By | August 24th, 2017|Blog|

Data centers today come in all shapes and sizes, but deploying data center out-of-band solutions has some universal benefits whether your DC is just downstairs or buried underground -- lights-out or just locked up. A factoid that floats around from time to time is that 90% of the world's data was created in the last [...]

Out-of-band that actually works

By | August 24th, 2017|Blog|

  Out-of-band isn’t a new concept. As network requirements have become more extreme and critical to all aspects of the enterprise, out-of-band is more commonplace. But what we often hear at Uplogix is disappointment with other out-of-band systems. This post highlights some of the features of OOB that works — because like in extreme sports, [...]

Why you’ll still want out-of-band for NFV

By | May 25th, 2017|Blog|

As with traditional network architectures, NFV or Network Function Virtualization, still faces some of the same challenges when it comes to reliance on the network itself for monitoring and managing the network infrastructure, rapid identification and resolution of network issues and ensuring secure access to and logging for network components. The Uplogix out‐of‐band platform brings [...]

Luxury yacht network security might matter to you

By | May 18th, 2017|Blog|

Granted not all of us spend our time relaxing on one of the increasing number of luxury yachts charting the high seas and exclusive tropical island destinations, but they are becoming more common and more connected. Luxury yacht network security is growing in importance as some of the world's titans of business take their work [...]

Healthcare network management to grow

By | April 12th, 2017|Blog|

The market for healthcare network management software for IT is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6 percent. Organizations are looking to deliver value-based care in part through better IT networks that deliver needed services at lower costs. The IT industry as a whole is experiencing growth in virtualized infrastructure which requires expanded network [...]