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    Design and Architect for Change

    IT is moving rapidly from an organization that automates and integrates value chains across their company and partners, to an organization that drives core…

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    5 Questions to Ask When Investing in a DDI Solution

    So you’re looking to invest in an enterprise DDI solution. [If you’re wondering, “what is DDI“, we’re talking about DNS, DHCP and…

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    The Seven Stages of (IT) Hell

    We’ve all been there – where a specific IT scenario or event can be compared to a horror film, filled with suspense and terror.

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    5 holiday tips to make managing DDI a little easier

    With the holiday season upon us, here are five tips to make managing your DDI environment a little easier in BlueCat Address Manager.

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    Disaster Recovery: BlueCat DNS to the Rescue

    A BlueCat customer discusses why organizations can’t afford to overlook DNS, DHCP and IPAM when planning for a disaster.

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    Five Methods to Learning a Foreign Technology

    Technology is always changing. Unstoppable topics like Cloud and IPv6 are still relatively young and all sorts of new technologies are popping up around…

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    8 Tips to Maximize Your BlueCat Solution

    During our instructor-led BlueCat Customer training courses, there’s a great deal of interaction between the students and our trainers.

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    DNS Best Practices: Architectures that Work

    DNS is a core network service. You’d be hard pressed to think of a service, public or private, that doesn’t rely on DNS at some point.

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    The Art and Science of Upgrading Infrastructure Services

    How can upgrading a service infrastructure be an art AND a science?  I just click a button, the stuff upgrades, and I’m good… right?

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    Making the Case for SDN: A Real-World Example

    There’s no denying that Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a very hot topic.

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    Using IPAM and Core Network Services to Defend Your Business

    BlueCat is solely focused on delivering IP address management, DNS and DHCP solutions, which means that security is a big part of everything we do. More and…

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    Becoming an IPAM Expert: Why Training Makes All the Difference

    If you’ve ever taken a BlueCat training course, there’s a good chance that I’m the guy who developed it.

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    The Elastic Network: 4 Keys to Building a More Agile Network with IPAM

    No matter what industry or market you’re doing business in, chances are your network team is under enormous pressure to keep pace with business growth,…

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    The Future of IT: How to Prepare for SDN and M2M

    In this article, we demystify SDN and M2M and discuss the role of IP address management and automation in preparing your network and IT staff for an SDN and…

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    BlueCat’s Second Generation Hardware by the Numbers

    BlueCat formally launched the company’s new line of hardware this week.

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    Under the Hood: BlueCat’s Second Generation Hardware Performance Testing

    One of the great things about working at BlueCat is knowing that what we do is foundational to every network connection in an organization.

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    Designing a Resilient DNS Architecture Part 1: Namespace Views

    For most enterprise networks, there are typically four or more jobs for DNS servers.

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    The DDI Gatekeeper

    We’ve all run into this person before. I’m talking about the “BIND guy” a.k.a the only guy in the entire enterprise who truly knows why DNS or DHCP are…

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    The Path to Private Cloud: 6 Things You Need to Know

    With virtualization now widely deployed in the data center, many large organizations are looking to private cloud for the next wave of business and…

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    An Indirect Approach to Tackling Legacy IT Problems

    I got a quick lesson on the difficulty of fixing legacy IT management problems when I decided to start my own company.

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    How to Actualize the Benefits of Virtualization

    When first introduced, the driver for virtualization was consolidation and cost savings.

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    How to Reach the Full Potential of Cloud

    There has long been a debate on what exactly cloud computing is and how it can benefit IT and business.

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    The Common Criteria For The Common Good

    For many organizations, evaluating the security of a particular product can be difficult.

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    Five Indicators of a Poor Performing IPAM Infrastructure

    I’ve seen hundreds of customer architectures and spoken with most of their admins who have switched to BlueCat.

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