Agile Day One Deployments: Cellular Out of Band

Businesses strive to be more agile to keep up with the competition and to meet ever-changing market demands.  To keep up with the business, IT departments need to adapt to…

Is your branch office network out on a limb?

Network infrastructure management in the data centre context is well established and well understood. High-density console servers cable up to the serial consoles of routers, switches and other network equipment…

Achieving Network Resilience in Retail Operations

On the eve of Retail’s BIG Show 2016, Opengear’s Todd Rychecky sat down for an interview discussing Opengear’s experience working with retailers of all sizes – and why achieving network…

Opengear and “IT Resilience” at ITExpo in Miami, FL

Opengear participated in the ITExpo conference in Miami, Florida at the end of January. This was the first large event of the year showcasing our Smart OOB™ and Failover to…

What Retail Networking can learn from the Pinewood Derby

The Pinewood Derby is an annual tradition of young boy scouts around the world, where they build motorless racecars from a block of wood and become pit crew chiefs for an…

Increase ROI With Cellular Out-Of-Band Network and Data Center Management (VIDEO)

There is a revolution underway in out-of-band management. Cellular out-of-band management can help keep you in business during a network outage, increase network availability, minimize disruption and downtime and reduce…

The Cellular Out-Of-Band Management Revolution

New technologies usually generate a ton of questions. Luckily Dan Baxter, a Senior Sales Engineer with Opengear, has the answers. In the video below,  recorded at NANOG 62, Dan packs…

Embedded Cellular vs External Dongles: Don’t Get Left Hanging

[caption id="attachment_2467" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cellular dongles are akin to acoustic coupler modems from the 1980's.[/caption] Enterprises rely on out-of-band management and wired network fail-over using cellular to deliver up-time and…

Out-Of-Band Management in a Distributed Enterprise

The choice of a distributed architecture for a business is usually determined by the business requirement to support its remote office base at the same level as its main office.…

Interface Anchorage 2014

The INTERFACE-Anchorage show is quickly becoming one of the Tour’s largest regional shows. If you happened to read Todd Rychecky’s post from last year’s show, the show recorded an impressive…