Networks / Industry Updates

Is IPv6 the New Y2K? (Primer)

You may have heard buzz on the topic of transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6 technology. So far, there are jargon-filled pleas urging organizations to switch, but little clear-cut guidance on how to tackle that transition. Some wonder: Is it akin to the Y2K days, where organizations spent thousands of dollars and hours to prevent doom and gloom? more

UK Cabinet Office Looks to BlueCat Networks’ Expertise and Best Practices for Securing PSN

The Public Sector Network (PSN) is a CIO Council initiative designed to create the effect of a single network across government. more

BlueCat Networks Helps Organizations Transition to IPv6 with HP

BlueCat Networks, the IPAM Intelligence company, today announced that its IP Address Management (IPAM) technology will be used as a component of HP Network Consulting for IPv6 services to help enterprises and governments worldwide simplify the transition to IPv6. more

BlueCat Networks to Host Webinar on DNS, DHCP and IPAM Featuring Independent Research Firm

In the BlueCat Networks webinar, guest speaker Andre Kindness will share key findings from the Forrester Research report "An Infrastructure Can Only Be As Efficient As DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management" (December 2, 2011) including what to look for in a DDI solution and the capabilities that make BlueCat Networks a top choice for DDI. more

Alesund Kommune Replaces Windows 2000 Server with BlueCat Networks’ DNS/DHCP Solution

Unhappy with its Windows 2000 server, which did not provide the DNS/DHCP high availability (HA) mode that would eliminate any potential DNS/DHCP-related network downtime, Alesund kommune (Alesund), a Norwegian municipality with a population of 42,982 (as of 2010) run by approximately 2,500 employees, began researching alternative DNS/DHCP solutions. more

IBM and BlueCat Networks Sign Patent Cross-License Agreement

BlueCat Networks, the IPAM Intelligence™ company, today announced that it has entered into a patent cross-licensing agreement with IBM that will allow the two companies to partner and leverage each other's inventions in order to foster innovation in IP Address Management (IPAM) and IPv6 transitioning. more

BlueCat Networks’ New IPAM Release Reduces Network Administration Time and Effort by 80%

Proteus version 3.7 reduces IT costs by simplifying the management of both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. The new version delivers dramatically enhanced usability, even greater scalability, seamless network integration and industry-leading virtualization support. more

BlueCat Networks’ IPv6-Ready Solutions Pass Critical International Security Standards

BlueCat Networks, the IPAM Intelligence™ company, today announced that its IP Address Management, DNS and DHCP solutions are now officially in evaluation for Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2+ (EAL-2+) Certification after successfully completing several initial milestones. more

BlueCat Networks Raises $16.8 Million from Leading Silicon Valley Venture Firm Trident Capital

With this investment, the company will continue to develop, sell and support the market's most-innovative IP Address Management, DNS and DHCP solutions. BlueCat Networks will use the funding primarily to support the expansion of its Sales and Engineering teams and the further development of its global channel partner program. more

BlueCat Networks Signs Patent Agreement With Intellectual Ventures

Under the program, BlueCat Networks can acquire additional patents from IV's portfolio of more than 35,000 intellectual property assets. The deal marks the latest in a series of new customers for IV across multiple industries, ranging from emerging companies to established global technology giants. more