NetDevOps, why not?

In 2016, DevOps is no longer a mysterious, edgy new concept – it's a well-established set of principles and practices driving distributed IT applications and systems development and delivery, from…

Responsive Resilience

It's been over a year since security guru Bruce Schneier declared that this is the decade of incident response. The 90s saw the mass internetworking of previously sheltered IT systems and local…

Smartly connected products are transforming competition

You may have seen the recent Harvard Business Review article in which Michael Porter and James Heppelmann describe How Smart Connected Products Are Transforming Competition. These smart connected products (a.k.a. the Internet…
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How the Presidio Exchange Forum 2014 Learned About Cellular Out-Of-Band Failover

I recently participated in the Presidio Exchange 2014 forum. Presidio holds this event as a focused training and knowledge transfer opportunity allowing the Presidio engineering and sales teams to meet…

LTE Leads the Way Forward in M2M Communications, Out-Of-Band Management

As the markets for voice and data mature, carriers are looking to machine-to-machine communications (M2M) to become the new engine of growth. Through connectivity embedded in everyday objects such as…

Opengear Wins Award for the IM7200 Infrastructure Manager

Opengear is happy to announce that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named the IM7200 Infrastructure Manager a winner in the 9th Annual 2014…

IT Management is a Marathon not a Sprint

Watching the preparations for the Boston Marathon last month and more recently the Edinburgh Marathon this past weekend, I couldn’t help but relate them to our work in IT Management. My…

Why We’ve Supported OpenSSL and Why We’re Happy to See Others Now Joining Us

Open Source has always been important throughout our ten year run at Opengear. Heck, it’s even part of our name. OpenSSL has been around even longer than us – since…

Opengear, the Next Big Thing in Out-Of-Band Management

So one might ask, who’s the best? This question seems to get asked a lot as people make many important purchases; a new TV, car, smartphone, or even a console…

Fog Computing … clearly the way forward for IoT

Over the past year we have seen the notion of “fog computing” emerge to describe the dispersal of cloud technology out to the edges of the network. This term has…
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