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    Tales from the Edge: DNS is so much more than a phone book

    A conversation on Edge and enterprise use cases with BlueCat’s Chief Strategy Officer, Andrew Wertkin, and podcast hosts Stephen Spector, & Rob Hirschfeld.

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    GAO report shows how difficult IPv6 migrations really are

    How difficult are IPv6 migrations? A recent GAO report on DOD’s transition plan provides some sobering conclusions.

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    Manage compute seamlessly with the BlueCat OpenStack Adaptive Plug-In

    The BlueCat OpenStack Adaptive Plug-In provisions compute to support updates for DNS name resolution across the enterprise.

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    Drive DNS automation with the BlueCat Ansible module

    The BlueCat Ansible module makes it easy to use playbooks to provision DNS, DHCP, and IPAM resources.

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    BlueCat adds new capabilities to its DNS automation offering

    With its new automation offering, BlueCat is rolling out new ways to orchestrate network functions and increase efficiency.

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    How to interview for a BlueCat co-op/intern position

    Ready to interview for a co-op/intern position at BlueCat? We have some advice.

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    Why cleansing your DDI data is the most important part of a migration

    During a DDI migration, it’s important to get ahead of any bad data and misconfigurations before they wreak havoc on your future solution.

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    IP address provisioning should work like a vending machine

    There’s an alternative to free-for-alls or service desk tickets for provisioning IP addresses: automation with an IPAM system.

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    BlueCat named Best Workplace for Mental Wellness for second year in a row

    BlueCat is proud to be named a Best Workplace for Mental Wellness for 2020.

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    DNS Automation:  Managing DNS Options and Roles

    Harmonizing DNS/DHCP options and server roles across multiple levels of IP address management can be a time-consuming task. Here’s how BlueCat helps.

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    How networks collapse: gradually, then suddenly (with apologies to Hemingway)

    Hemingway said that bankruptcy comes “gradually, then suddenly”. We’ve discovered that network collapses often follow a similar pattern.

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    Network virtualization needs enterprise-level DNS
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    How to block DoH with BlueCat’s new threat feed option

    DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is a method of encrypting DNS queries which has gained a lot of traction recently.  In February 2020, DoH was added as a default…

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    Extend SD-WAN benefits with enterprise-grade DNS

    The secret to SD-WAN success is an adaptive DNS platform The centralized, automated controls of SD-WAN bring huge time- and cost-savings to network…

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    How BlueCat is scaling its WFH culture

    Since every company is trying to get used to this shift in workplace culture, we thought we’d share some of what BlueCat is trying out.

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    BlueCat recognized as Best Workplace in Canada for fourth year in a row

    The ballots are cast, the tally is in, and once again BlueCat is in the winner’s circle! For the fourth straight year, BlueCat was recognized as a Best…

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    Introducing new deployment options for DNS Edge service points

    BlueCat now offers the ability to spin up a DNS Edge service point on most BlueCat DNS/DHCP Server (BDDS) models at no additional cost.

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    How DNS powers DevOps in DOD “software factories”

    DOD now has DevOps-led software teams to solve warfighter problems. Here’s how DNS will play a key role in powering their innovations.

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    Bolster defense-in-depth with BlueCat threat feeds

    Every network security product is only as good as the threat intelligence you feed into it. Here are your threat feed options with BlueCat.

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    Enterprise tactics to manage DNS for remote work

    When everyone’s working from home, there are a few network configurations you may want to pay more attention to. Here are some best practices to consider.

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    Did DNS-based Mozart malware break the mold or is it nothing new?

    A couple weeks ago, news broke of a ‘new’ type of malware called Mozart. While the exact way Mozart commands infected devices is innovative, the malware…

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    BlueCat-Illusive integration enables efficient, effective deception

    Deception is quickly emerging as one of the most innovative and effective ways to protect a network.  It’s an idea that occupies a sensible middle…

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    BlueCat’s world-class customer care recognized by the 2020 Stevie® Awards

    At BlueCat, our culture code informs everything we do. We know it makes us better teammates for each other and better service providers for our customers.…

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    We’re right here: Supporting customers during COVID-19

    A message to our customers from Petrisa Pecnik, VP of Customer Success With so much attention being paid to COVID-19, I want to inform you of BlueCat’s…

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