The Uplogix Blog: Beyond Out-of-Band

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[...]

Touchscreen fat finger leads to collision

By | August 15th, 2019

About two years ago the USS John S McCain collided with a chemical tanker in the Singapore Strait, a collision the US National Transportation Safety Board now concludes was a result of a touchscreen fat finger error on the ship’s throttles.

Like Shark Week for network management SLAs

By | July 30th, 2019

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[...]