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    The war in Ukraine: A message from CEO Stephen Devito

    BlueCat has discontinued the export of our products and services, as well as support, for all customers owned and operated in Russia or Belarus.

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    Level up your DDI know-how with BlueCat training

    Whether you’re a newbie or an expert, BlueCat training offers self-paced online learning, instructor-led training, and expert certification badges.

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    How the cloud has complicated network observability

    Kentik co-founder and CEO Avi Freedman chats about the merits of network observability and how the cloud has changed the networking landscape.

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    When architecting cloud, geography still matters

    Former Manulife AVP of Global Network Services Sandi Jones reminds us of the importance of considering geography when architecting cloud environments.

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    Clarke: How to mitigate ransomware, protect the cloud

    Renowned cybersecurity expert Richard Clarke delves into protecting your network from ransomware and what cloud adoption means for your security strategy.

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    In their own words: Cats reflect on 20 years of BlueCat

    BlueCat turned 20, and to celebrate the milestone, we asked Cats to look back on where we’ve been and share what they love about working here.

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    Examining the Log4j2 vulnerability and our response

    Learn how the Java-based Log4j2 logging vulnerability works, how severe it is, its potential effects on BlueCat products, and what has been done to fix it.

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    How to visualize network state data for stakeholders

    With REST APIs and CLI parsers, present your network state data in a variety of consumable ways for developers and stakeholders. Learn how with BlueCat.

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    How to budget for a DNS, DHCP, and IPAM solution

    If you’re considering purchasing a DNS, DHCP, and IPAM solution, it can be difficult to calculate the actual costs and ROI. BlueCat is here to help.

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    Total visibility key to tame DDI hybrid cloud challenges

    In an ONUG webinar, BlueCat’s Andrew Wertkin explains how DNS, DHCP, and IPAM visibility is key to automation and taming four hybrid cloud challenges.

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    How to talk to your boss about buying a DDI solution

    You need a DNS, DHCP, and IPAM solution, but now you have to convince your boss of it, too. Learn more from BlueCat about how to broach the conversation.

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    What to ask a DNS, DHCP, and IPAM solution vendor

    You’ve decided your DNS, DHCP, and IP address management are too complex to DIY. Learn more from BlueCat about how to find the right solution partner.

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    Customer Story: Scalable Automation Initiatives in the Healthcare Industry

    This healthcare network’s IT team deployed repeatable, supportable automation using BlueCat Gateway to free up time for getting even more done.

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    A Cloud Guru: 4 ways to converge networks and cloud

    Zurich and Kroger’s networking experts explain how to avoid cloud-networking dysfunction in a conversation with A Cloud Guru.

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    5 IT pros on joining enterprise and cloud provider DNS

    Networking pros explore integrating enterprise and cloud DNS during the fifth Critical Conversation on Critical Infrastructure hosted in Network VIP.

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    DNS sinkhole: A tool to help thwart cyberattacks

    A DNS sinkhole supplies a false domain name in response to a DNS query, preventing connections to malicious or unwanted domains. Learn more with BlueCat.

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    Four major DNS attack types and how to mitigate them

    In a DNS attack, DNS is compromised or used as a vector. Learn about the different attack types and how to prevent, detect, and mitigate them with BlueCat.

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    Our analysis: Gartner’s DNS security best practices

    BlueCat has long known what Gartner now says: Your network needs DNS security. Learn how DNS data logs, threat feeds, and setting policies can help.

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    Now customize all response codes in DNS Edge

    The ability to customize all DNS response codes for BlueCat DNS Edge namespaces conditional forwarding provides even more network resilience. Learn more.

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    IPv4 vs IPv6: What’s the difference?

    The transition to IPv6 is here. Learn more with BlueCat about the necessity of it, the timeline, and the numerous benefits and challenges of IPv4 vs IPv6.

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    What causes a DNS outage? Humans, mostly

    Human error is behind most DNS outages. Learn more from BlueCat about the dire impacts of outages and why homegrown DNS solutions increase outage risk.

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    The enterprise guide to network automation tools

    When it comes to automation, the right network automation tools are crucial. Learn what to look for and get insight into what’s available out there.

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    Architects agree: cloud networking needs collaboration

    Two architects share firsthand with BlueCat the challenges when cloud and network teams don’t collaborate, and offer advice on how to do it right.

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    Two ways to boost enterprise IT self-service delivery

    To elevate self-service automation, tie in your IPAM solution and account for IP address over-allocation. Learn how BlueCat Gateway can help.

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