The Uplogix Blog: Beyond Out-of-Band

Billy Moran

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Swift kick in the britches: the increasing cost of a data breach

By | October 22nd, 2019

The annual Ponemom Institute survey on the impacts of a data breach, while already a downer, is growing particularly gloomy as the cost continues to rise. This year, they peg the cost at $3.92 million on average. Average! For companies and organizations that fail to detect, identify and mitigate as quickly as[...]

Meet Uplogix: James Dollar, Chief Architect

By | September 26th, 2019

In this month’s Meet Uplogix, Chief Architect and founder James Dollar talks a little bit about what drives him and what he does when he’s not pushing Uplogix to be the best out-of-band management solution around (hint: it’s not sleep!).

Troubleshooting a backhoe incident

By | September 26th, 2019

It’s a standard troubleshooting use case that makes it into many Uplogix presentations: say a backhoe working on a water line issue in your parking lot accidentally cuts the fiber line going into your building. What do you do? An Uplogix customer recently found out.

Tethered drones could expanding shipping horizons

By | September 26th, 2019

In April at a DISA event in Baltimore we joined the crowds gathered around the AT&T booth with a big 16-rotor drone suspended from the ceiling. In addition to being eye-catching, they had a cool story. The tethered drone provided the equivalent of a cell tower for an area that had lost infrastructure to a storm or[...]

Meet Uplogix: Patrick Dennard, Account Executive

By | August 29th, 2019

In this month’s Meet Uplogix, Account Executive Patrick Dennard talks about his career path through the giants of technology that led him to Uplogix. Plus a dramatic customer use case that involved downtime of a critical data center switch, airline flights across time zones in a race against time, and a lovable[...]

Front-end your console servers to fast-track deployment

By | August 29th, 2019

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[...]