The Uplogix Blog: Beyond Out-of-Band

Cost of downtime is a personal question

By | January 25th, 2019

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 past.

Reliance[...]

Keepinging sharp with edge computing

By | January 24th, 2019

Edge computing answers issues about data throughput, but also brings concerns about security and scalability, but the biggest challenge might be how to get the right people to work together to make it work.

It makes sense. Rather than figure out larger pipes for transporting data from remote locations or try[...]

Selfies, streaming and staying in touch are the norm on today’s cruise ships

By | January 24th, 2019

The last time we had a post on Uplogix deployments for satellite networks on cruise lines was 2013. Since that time cruise ships and their satellite providers have gone from mobile hotspots to full-blown corporate headquarters in terms on their data use.

Not only have ships vastly increased their network[...]

Federal shutdown offers hacking target

By | January 23rd, 2019

The ongoing federal shutdown looks like a tantalizing distraction for hackers, based on the announcement this week of an emergency Department of Homeland Security directive for nearly all federal agencies. The directive mandates cybersecurity actions to counter a global Domain Name System infrastructure[...]

Education networks tested

By | December 13th, 2018

A recent survey of professionals in the K-12 education network space reported feeling the strain of new learning models and an increasing number of devices on their network consuming ever-greater bandwidth.

More than half of those in the survey have plans to implement 1-to-1 programs that provide a laptop or[...]

First task for the Space Force?

By | December 13th, 2018

It’s often said that complexity is the enemy of cybersecurity because complex systems have inherent risks that are hard to predict. Some of the most complex systems are the satellites, probes and manned space vessels that are growing in number on an almost daily basis.

Precision engineering and custom[...]