The Uplogix Blog: Beyond Out-of-Band

Daniel Verastiqui

About Daniel Verastiqui

Daniel Verastiqui is the Director of Client Services and Corporate Communications at Uplogix, Inc.

Using Port Forwarding to Route the Unroutable

By | September 15th, 2021

On November 25, 2019, the regional Internet registry for Europe announced that it had made its “final /22 IPv4 allocation from the last remaining addresses in our available pool” and that “[w]e have now run out of IPv4 addresses.” This wasn’t surprising; smart people had been working on the problem for years, which[...]

Is Your Website Working Hard or Hardly Working?

By | August 26th, 2021

It’s funny to think about how much effort we put into keeping the internal network up when all of our customer interaction is funneling through a single Linux server running Apache and MySQL. Of course, you can hook that server up to an Uplogix Local Manager and allow us to monitor services and memory and all the[...]

Who Manages the Managers?

By | August 5th, 2021

Read enough of my blog posts and you’ll hear the same message over and over: don’t use the network to manage the network. This is a staple of life at Uplogix, and many of us have it tattooed across our backs in an ornate font that suggests we’ve done time in the most hardcore datacenters this country has to offer.[...]

Network Device Monitoring, Now in Stunning High-Resolution

By | July 27th, 2021

It was 8th century French pastry chef Adolfus Xiang who famously said, “A watched pot never boils.” Today, the same could be said for network devices and their interfaces, which only seem to fail when we’re not looking. Every engineer knows this, and that’s why for years, they’ve turned to scripts and software to[...]

What to Expect When You're Evaluating: The Uplogix Proof of Concept

By | June 30th, 2021

When I walk into a car dealership, there’s always this awkward exchange when I have to convince the salesperson that I’m not there to hear their pitch about how great the Onyx GT7 is, or what kind of gas mileage it gets, or how they’re throwing in a backup camera that’s been required by law since 2018 for “free.”[...]

Feature Spotlight: Power Control

By | May 26th, 2021

Do you think it was Thomas Edison or Nikola Tesla who first said have you tried turning it off and back on again? Did they know in ancient times that one of the most tried and true troubleshooting techniques of the 21st century would be to simply cut power and restore it? I like to think yes, of course they did.[...]

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