LISA 2014 Experience

Large Install System Administrators (LISA) show is one of my favorite events and this year it was in one of my favorite cities, Seattle. Seattle is home to Microsoft, Starbucks, Amazon, Costco,…

Why Cellular Out-Of-Band Management Is Better Than DSL

The other day I was talking with a network engineer from a large hosting company in Denver, CO. He was looking for a cellular out-of-band management device to attach to…

Dude, where’s my dial tone?

[caption id="attachment_1701" align="alignright" width="300"] NO CARRIER[/caption] We've blogged about why out-of-band management via an external PSTN modem is not optimal, and noted how these shortcomings are driving the explosive growth we're seeing in…

Opengear sponsors American Cancer Society event

Opengear over the years has supported many causes to help people and the communities they live in so when IntelePeer asked if we would like to participate in their 5th…

Open platform enables search for black gold

I had the opportunity last week to hear Andrew Moore from Santos present at the Open Source Industry Australia event in Adelaide on a major open source and private cloud…