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Wireless LAN security – walking the tightrope

“Security vs. ease of use” – is a conundrum a lot of network managers face when it comes to wireless LANs. In some...

World Cup boasts biggest communications network

The World Cup soccer tournament taking place in Germany is not only the planet's largest sporting event; during the four weeks of play through July 9, it's also home to what many experts say is the world's biggest communications network built for a single event.

Chief technology officer, Atheros Communications Inc.

An industry group seeking common ground on the emerging IEEE 802.11n high-speed wireless LAN specification has agreed on a compromise proposal that may form the basis of a final standard. The joint proposal group, which includes backers of all the major factions in the fight over how to boost the speed and range of wireless LANs approved a proposal by a unanimous online vote with two abstentions.

CA to unwrap WLAN management software

Computer Associates International Inc. later this year will release the final version of an entirely new software product for managing and securing wireless LANs (WLANs), dubbed Wireless Site Management (WSM).

Analyst: Voice over wireless LAN picking up steam

During a teleconference on Tuesday hosted by research firm the Yankee Group, one analyst offered up advantages and disadvantages of voice over wireless LAN technology, noting that as prices start coming down enterprises should start to give the technology some serious thought.

NetMotion adds device mobility policies Kicker

Network administrators at enterprises with mobile employees who move between multiple kinds of networks will be able to set policies to control that usage with the next version of NetMotion Wireless Inc.'s NetMotion Mobility software, which was announced Monday.

Cisco unveils plan for WLANs

Cisco Systems Ltd. unveiled a plan for managing wireless local area networks (WLANs) earlier this month, which one analyst said helps the company remain competitive.

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