The Uplogix Blog: Beyond Out-of-Band

Why Use Out-Of-Band for Enterprise Network Management

By | May 20th, 2021

Did you know that 7 out of 10 organizations experience at least one crisis once every five years? The good news is that companies can overcome network disruptions and outages through automated out-of-band solutions. At its core, out-of-band network management is a modern approach to manage and control critical remote[...]

Feature Spotlight: Surgical Rollback

By | May 19th, 2021

I remember exactly where I was the day I first learned about Surgical Rollback. I was just out of college, recently promoted to Network Analyst, and trying above all else to simply not break the Texas Higher Education Network. A request came in over email. Daniel, go to this router and remove this IP from access-list[...]

Feature Spotlight: Virtual Ports

By | May 12th, 2021

Of the many profound and metaphysical questions plaguing Philosophy majors today, none may be so important as why are hotdogs sold in packs of 10 and hotdog buns in packs of 8, followed closely by why does my Local Manager only have 56 serial ports when I clearly have 57 routers? Lucky for you, our founder and[...]

If It Has a Serial Port, We Can Manage It

By | April 29th, 2021

One of the most common questions we get from new and existing customers is whether the Uplogix Local Manager can support an XYZ SynergyDynamics  Router Model 390000. Our reply is always the same: if a device has a serial port that you can connect to with a laptop, then we support it. This is possible thanks to a trio[...]

It's Dangerous to Deploy Alone: How Uplogix Helps You Get Up and Running

By | April 22nd, 2021

If you subscribe to the many-worlds interpretation set forth by Hugh Everett in 1957, then there would have to exist a version of reality in which you purchase an Uplogix Local Manager for each of your 5,000 datacenters and once the product is delivered, we stop answering the phone. In this bleak reflection of our[...]

When You Have Too Much To Do, Automation Is Everything

By | April 13th, 2021

There’s a quote that gets attributed to Bill Gates a lot but was likely said by Clarence Bleicher in 1947 that goes “If you get a tough job, one that is hard, and you haven’t got a way to make it easy, put a lazy man on it, and after 10 days, he will have an easy way to do it.”  That’s pretty much been my mantra since[...]