ABI rates wireless vendors


Meru Networks, Aruba Networks and Motorola have been praised for their high-speed hardware by ABI Research Inc., an Oyster Bay, N.Y.-based research firm.

ABI this week announced its 802.11n Vendor Matrix, which lists the top ten manufacturers of wireless equipment meeting the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 802.11n standard, which is still in draft form.

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Tied at Number 1 spot were Meru Networks and Aruba Networks, both based in Sunnyvale, Calif. ABI cited Meru for the ability of its products to handle dense wireless environments without interference, while Aruba’s architecture permits centralized or hybrid operation, ensuring no single controller becomes a choke point.

Motorola of Schaumberg, Ill. Gets honourable mention for its 802.11n products, which ABI says go “well beyond the standard” of reducing latency in transmitting video content.


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