HP brings out first ‘ac’ access points

Organizations increasingly building mixed wired and wireless networks. However, ensuring users have consistent experiences as they switch back and forth can be a problem. Hewlett-Packard Co. announced a number of solutions Monday at

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Aruba adds tools for Wi-Fi networks

Ever since software-defined networking grabbed the attention of IT departments, vendors have been trying to create spin-offs for their technology. The latest is the "mobility-defined network," which is what access point system maker

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Smaller smart city projects seen in 2014

Concerns around funding are keeping many municipalities around the world from fully implementing their smart city projects, according to analyst firm IDC. This, coupled with many city governments’ risk-adverse nature will account for

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Wi-Fi group calls for more unlicenced spectrum

A wireless industry group called WifiForward, is calling on United States policy makers to open up unlicenced spectrum for Wi-Fi and other uses to head off potential congestion brought about by the increasing

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Aruba goes outside with 802.11ac APs

Aruba Networks, Inc. has announced enterprise-grade outdoor gigabit Wi-Fi access points designed to be relatively unobtrusive. Aimed at restaurants, hotels and campuses needing high-performance and small cell capabilities, the new 270 Series APs

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ruckus to offer cloud-based Wi-Fi location services

Location-based services are usually thought of as an outdoor capability linked to smart phones that can deliver targeted messages to people. But as retailers and other organizations put Wi-Fi access points in indoor public

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Globalstar offers smaller chipset for M2M communications solutions

The so-called Internet of Things has been predicted for some time. But to make the vision real devices need connectivity. Satellite operator Globalstar Inc. is now selling a unit called the STX3 Global

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Canadian spy chief defends wireless metadata collection

Canada’s electronic and intelligence spy agencies have stoutly defended their need and right to collect and process wireless metadata from the signals in the air. John Forster, who heads Communications Security Establishment Canada

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Mobile data traffic in Canada to leap in next five years: Cisco

If you want to know why wireless carriers are expected to eagerly bid for frequencies during the ongoing 700MHz spectrum auction, the latest projections from Cisco Systems Inc. should explain all. Mobile traffic

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon