Announcing the CM7100 Console Server at Interop NY 2014

It was great being at Interop NY 2014 this year, and it was a great opportunity to showcase the newest of our products, the CM7100 Console Server. This seventh generation device…

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.…

Retailers Target Cyber Crime

I know we say it all the time and it begins to sound cliché, but Opengear offers the most secure remote access solution on the market today.  Whether you are…

Is it Time to Replace Your Legacy Terminal Servers?

WHY OUT-OF-BAND TERMINAL SERVERS BECOME GHOSTS It is not uncommon to see remote access solutions (terminal or console servers) still in the racks years after they were last upgraded or…

The Effect of Malicious Traffic on Your Network

Late last year the security firm Incapsula published a report analysing website traffic, evidencing the majority is from non-human activity. The good news is spam activity is down, the bad news…

Securing out-of-band management devices

Over the past decade, network security has become more important than ever before. Back in the early 2000s, threats only went as far as an occasional email virus that a…