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Recently I noticed a new warning message on one of our CUCM 14 lab clusters. It showed up after we had a power outage. Unfortunately, this server did not have a secondary power supply or a connection to a UPS, so it experienced an ungraceful shutdown. The warning stated the following:

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Today we are getting a little SASE 😊 We are talking about the Secure Access Service Edge. Before I talk about the components of SASE, let's talk a little bit about what it is. It moves these secure access services to the edge, which I know sounds pretty obvious right, but what's the edge? You may have remote users working out of their homes, maybe they are not near an office location. SASE moves...

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Jun 16

About a month ago Cisco added Webex Cloud Connected UC to the Webex Control Hub. Today we’ll be looking at it and how it may help your business.

So, what is Webex Cloud-Connected UC? In short, it’s a dashboard within Control Hub that allows you to view operations such as system health checks, analytics, troubleshooting, and service and certificate updates.

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Jun 19

Last week was the long-awaited Cisco Live 2019! And two of our wonderful engineers wrote up their thoughts on the week. For a quick recap check out Dominic Zeni's overview of the week below and if you want a more in-depth recap check out Trevor Butler's deep dive into the Cisco Live 2019 World.

 

For the Short Attention Span Readers:

Another year, another Live!  Building Bridges was one of the...

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In this Fireside Chat, CEO- Sean Barr, sat down with a few of our engineers to discuss what today's rapidly advancing technologies mean for the IT industry and the skill sets IT teams will need as we look into the future of IT

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Technology advances more rapidly today than ever before. We are hearing more and more tech companies integrating artificial intelligence and virtual or augmented reality into their platforms and products. The exponential growth in cloud computing is drives demand for flexible or “pay as you go” consumption models. As technology becomes more advanced and user-friendly it is becoming integrated...

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LookingPoint is pleased to announce our partnership with Rubrik, the market leader in Cloud Data Management, and the world's first platform to orchestrate data for hybrid cloud enterprises anytime, anywhere. As a Channel Partner LookingPoint will leverage Rubrik's cloud data management solutions and team of product experts to deliver the highest quality data protection, search, analytics,...

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Many companies have invested in VMware infrastructure software and have a lot of knowledge in supporting on-premise virtual servers. The VMware vCenter Server is extremely popular for managing virtual machines and providing automation for distributing resources evenly across a cluster of servers. There is a comfort in having direct vendor support from VMware for ensuring a stable production...

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Both A mazon AWS and Microsoft Azure sell the idea of inherent high-availability and scalability within their cloud services. Many companies bought into that idea and dove head-first thinking that, once in the cloud, the provider will provide the redundancy natively. With the recent AWS S3 outage many customers learned the hard way that this is not the case. There is still a need for customers to... Continue reading

In this Fireside Chat CEO, Sean Barr, sits down with Principal Network Architect, Trevor Butler, to discuss a solution taking the industry by storm: Amazon Web Services. Sit back, relax, and enjoy another fireside chat.

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