Keeping Your Cellular Modem Secure

Console servers with internal cellular modems give you a wireless broadband IP connection for high-speed access to your remote sites. And Opengear Failover to Cellular™ provides continued Internet connectivity for…

Edge Computing: Moving out to the edge

In today’s demand driven world, there are two universal requests from internet users across the globe – more and faster. As organizations from a wide range of industries clamored for…

In the News: Hundreds of thousands of Cisco switches attacked

In the last couple of weeks, there have been multiple reports of hackers exploiting a security vulnerability in Cisco Smart Install Client tool to attack hundreds of thousands of network…

Any (Console) Port in a Storm

Storms. Floods. Heatwaves. System outages can be caused by a natural disaster, general hardware failure or any number of environmental conditions. When the system fails, how do you access your…

Measure and Improve Cellular Signal Strength for Out-of-Band

Cellular is increasingly being adopted as a reliable failover strategy of last resort for network infrastructure. But what if your data center is underground and/or loaded with high-density devices that…

The Cost of Network Resilience

You may have noticed that we tend to bang on about the ROI of our solutions.  But it's not without good reason – when your alternative is a rude wake up…

British Airways: A Cautionary Tale in Data Center Management

An IT engineer on contract to an enterprise data center disconnects and then reconnects the power supply. He isn’t authorized to do so. Whoops. No big deal, right? Wrong. Last…

Should your remote network be living on the edge?

Cloud, IoT, M2M, failover, failback and security; a bunch of buzzwords that probably define the challenges you face today as a remote network administrator.  You’re no longer sitting at the…

How to get your phone to speak CLI

The introduction of the smartphone has changed the way we live our lives.  With instant communications, and thousands of applications to enhance our daily routines, the mobile phone is now…

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…