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…

It’s cool being a “Cool Vendor” with “Hot Products”

The team at Opengear is incredibly proud to announce that Gartner, the leading industry analyst firm, has named us a "Cool Vendor". Each year Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas…

How much cellular bandwidth does my OOB network need?

Customers looking to deploy a cellular out-of-band network must consider bandwidth usage to properly estimate monthly carrier access charges.  Each application is unique, however there are some baseline measurements that can provide…

Cellular remote management with an off-the-shelf SIM

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="268"] Cellular out-of-band, just add SIM[/caption] The 3G and 4G LTE cellular network is proving a more compelling alternative to PSTN and DSL for out-of-band access for…

New centralized dialing with Lighthouse 4.0

The datacoms world has totally changed since Dale Heatherington and Dennis Hayes created the world's first PC modem in 1977. But, there’s still a lots of sites out there that…

SMS Text triggers Out-Of-Band connection

At Opengear the fastest growing segment of our business is the cellular enabled out-of-band solutions. Day after day, we are contacted by customers looking to replace POTS lines connected to…

4Ging Ahead with Next Gen M2M

A couple of weeks back, Andrew Orlowski over at The Register gave us a healthy dose of British cynicism about the impending launch of Everything Everywhere’s 4G LTE cellular network…

Managing communications cabinets

Protect your network assets, gain access and remediate faults. As fiber rollouts continue worldwide at a rapid rate, more and more of our customers are coming to us with requirements…

Evolving RIM edge requirements

While the 21st century has brought us a staggering new array of tools, I see the smart phone  being the quintessential communication and personal productivity tool. These mobility tools have become the primary method…
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Verizon 3G Industrial RIM Gateway

The award winning Opengear ACM5500 Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) Gateway product line has been expanded to include Verizon 3G cellular service with the newest model, the ACM5504-5-GV-I.  The ACM5504-5-GV-I is…
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