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    React faster at the wire with BlueCat and ExtraHop

    With the BlueCat ExtraHop Plugin, automatically create missing PTR records, and detect and react to security threats before they reach DNS servers.

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    Yes, IT should see what developers do in the cloud

    Errors and outages occur when admins lack visibility into DNS and IP allocation in the cloud. With Bluecat, central DDI visibility is within reach.

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    Why McMaster University didn’t want another CIO

    McMaster’s CTO, Gayleen Gray, highlights the importance of her unique role in a world where expectations of the CIO and CTO are colliding.

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    Cloud DNS: Benefits and obstacles for hybrid networks

    Unsure about cloud DNS services and hybrid-cloud enterprises? Learn more with BlueCat, including why it isn’t so simple for managing networks.

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    Customer situation brief on SUNBURST/Solorigate

    Learn more about the attack via the SolarWinds Orion platform and how BlueCat products use DNS to help protect customers against compromises like it.

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    Sync ServiceNow tickets and IPAM with CMDB Plug-In

    With BlueCat’s ServiceNow Configuration Management Database, admins can break the silos between ServiceNow and IPAM to improve IT ticket fulfillment.

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    On the road to platform hardening, consider a STIG

    Security Technical Implementation Guides standardize security configuration on networks, servers, and devices. BlueCat uses them and you can, too.

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    IT pros debate: Who should own DNS in the cloud?

    Six networking pros dig into who should own DNS in the cloud during the third Critical Conversation on Critical Infrastructure hosted in Network VIP.

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    Flexibility and security can co-exist for the Red Cross

    American Red Cross CISO Vikas Mahajan discusses flexible security strategies for front-line operations and his roadmap for moving toward a SASE model.

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    9 tech leaders’ advice on running a technology organization (part 3)

    A compilation of the best insight and technical takeaways from the first season of the Network Disrupted podcast, led by BlueCat CSO Andrew Wertkin.

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    Network admins’ top 10 checklist for holiday prep

    From syncing NTP to having readily accessible DNS maps, here are 10 things you can do to keep your networks reliable during the holiday lull.

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    BlueCat’s Cloud Discovery & Visibility now available for Google Cloud Platform

    BlueCat, the Adaptive DNS Company™, today announced that its Cloud Discovery and Visibility application supports Google Cloud Platform (GCP), in addition…

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    9 tech leaders’ advice on running a technology organization (part 2)

    A compilation of 8 tech leaders’ (+ BlueCat CSO Andrew Wertkin) advice on driving innovation and achieving overall success as a tech organization.

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    9 tech leaders’ advice on sustaining business alignment (part 1)

    Now that Season 1 of the popular podcast Network Disrupted has wrapped, it’s time to parse insights from the show and share them with you.

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    Temporary workaround for SAD DNS

    Ahead of Linux’s patch taking effect, BlueCat Labs has a temporary workaround for protecting against the revived Kaminsky DNS cache poisoning attack.

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    IT pros debate: Should you DIY your DDI?

    Five IT pros get real about DIY vs. enterprise DNS solutions during the second Critical Conversation on Critical Infrastructure hosted in Network VIP.

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    Are your DNS servers still architected like it’s 1999?

    DNS hasn’t changed much, but networks have. Your traditional DNS server architecture might be due for some re-thinking to a cascading approach.

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    Should you store DNS data in the cloud or data center?

    There are tradeoffs to where you store DNS data. Whether in the data center or cloud, BlueCat’s custom logging feature can help you better manage it.

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    Five cloud challenges for DDI and how to beat them

    The cloud-first transition has splintered network visibility and control for NetOps. But the DNS, DHCP, and IPAM hurdles they face can be overcome.

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    Seven best practices to keep your NTP resilient

    When NTP, which synchronizes network clocks, gets off-kilter, DNS and other network disruptions follow. Keep your NTP in shape with BlueCat’s expert tips.

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    12 must-join communities for IT and tech professionals

    A compilation of the most vibrant, helpful communities to join if you work in IT or technology, plus some tips for getting started.

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    Six non-hype network automation lessons from IT pros

    Five IT pros get real about network automation during the first Critical Conversation on Critical Infrastructure hosted in the Network VIP community.

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    BlueCat’s DDI Adaptive Plugins and Applications help IT teams better leverage ServiceNow, Ansible, Microsoft, and more

    A growing suite of Adaptive Plugins and Applications will help automate existing BlueCat capabilities along with adjacent customer technologies.

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    BlueCat appoints Stephen Devito as Chief Executive Officer

    BlueCat, the Adaptive DNS Company™, today announced that Stephen Devito has been named Chief Executive Officer effective September 11, 2020.

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