Control and Secure Your Network with NetMRI and NetMRI Advisor

Control and Secure Your Network with NetMRI and NetMRI Advisor

You’re a network engineer at a large home goods retailer with stores from coast to coast.   You’re responsible for networks that cover your more than two thousand stores from Mexico to Canada and everywhere in between.  You take care of networking for a collection of regional distribution centres, and for […]

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New Infoblox Channel Chief, Lori Cornmesser

New Infoblox Channel Chief, Lori Cornmesser

Our key partner Infoblox has hired a new channel chief. Lori Cornmesser started April 30 as Infoblox’s vice president of worldwide global partners. Empowered built strong rapport with Lori during her tenure with Ixia, and CEO Brian Hepburn was quoted in the exclusive story in CRN announcing her new role. […]

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Empowered is 20!

Empowered is 20!

Taking a moment to look back to when we started the company in 1998, the first thing I chuckle at is “wow, I was only 34 then!”.  That was probably a good thing as I was enthusiastic and confident that we could do this.  In other words “I didn’t know […]

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Empowered Networks’ Portfolio Management Line Acquired by Rego Consulting

Empowered Networks’ Portfolio Management Line Acquired by Rego Consulting

Long-time partner of Empowered, Rego Consulting, announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Empowered Networks’ Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) practice area. The move represents a significant milestone for Rego, in their strategy of guiding users through the portfolio space, and for Empowered, in focusing on its core solution […]

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Leveraging Wire Data Visibility for Monitoring

Leveraging Wire Data Visibility for Monitoring

Visibility, at its simplest level, is the ability to instrument or observe an environment. This allows us to gain access to data which describes its state and performance characteristics. You can describe monitoring as the use of this data to identify situations of interest. From there you can then drive […]

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HowTo: Start Using NetMRI Policy

Sanity or Insanity Arrows Concept

Sanity: We in network operations desire it.  Crave it, really.  And it seems tricky to find sometimes in complex network implementations.  When we deploy networks in the real world of mergers and acquisitions, upgrades and new vendors, it can be awfully hard to keep your sanity.  When I work with […]

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Configuring Your Network Devices with Infoblox DDI

Configuring Your Network Devices with Infoblox DDI

When you configure your network devices, the primary variables are the IP addresses and subnets you assign to it. Those variables impact your defined network security zones, and how data flows through “controlled network” zones, where compliance matters. Here are some advantages to integrating these functions: