- May 05, 2011
In this Q&A, Interop 2011 wireless and mobility track chair Craig Mathias offers perspective on large-scale wireless LAN deployments, the rise of tablets and gigabit WLAN.
- October 13, 2010
The TV white spaces spectrum released by the FCC will lead to a new wave of wireless LAN equipment innovation with wireless LAN access points capable of operating in traditional Wi-FI frequencies as well as the new low-frequency white space spectrum...
- January 21, 2010
Cisco has announced the launch of VideoStream, a software feature set for its wireless controllers that is designed to push unicast conversion of video over WLAN to the edge of the network.
- December 21, 2009
SearchNetworking.com asked Burton Group senior analyst Paul DeBeasi to predict what 2010 has in store for wireless LAN. He says 802.11n will get cheaper, more robust and reliable, and the MIMO menu will expand dramatically.
- December 18, 2009
802.11n ratification may be long overdue, but the WLAN standard is an important part of the top 10 networking stories of 2009. The ratification left the draft largely unchanged, so existing products remain valid.
- December 10, 2009
Liberty University delivers IPTV to its students via its wireless network. With the growth of 802.11n networks and some custom engineering, such as converting multicast to unicast, video over wireless LAN is now possible.
- October 27, 2009
Teachers at Lyons Township High School, a school of nearly 4,000 students, are bringing Wi-Fi and IP video to the classroom with wireless tablets and an 802.11n wireless solution.
- September 23, 2009
With 802.11n ratification and a higher volume of sales, wireless LAN prices are about to drop. Aruba Networks is first to market with its new low-cost AP-105 access point, but others are sure to follow.
- July 23, 2009
Wi-fi may be taking off in the enterprise at lighting pace, but wireless LAN security, access control and performance management still strike fear in the hearts of engineers and administrators.
- July 23, 2009
The IEEE will hold a vote on Sept. 11 for 802.11n ratification. The Wi-Fi Alliance says that all products certified to the most recent draft version of the high-throughput wireless LAN technology will be compatible with the final specification. ...
- July 02, 2009
Wireless LAN vendors Aruba and Meru are arguing over which company holds second place in the 802.11n access point market. Both are citing the same research, but each claims that the data shows it to be the No. 2 player. Who is right? And does it ...
- March 11, 2009
Ruckus Wireless introduced beamforming to 802.11n wireless LAN, taking aim at the RF management techniques of Cisco and other rivals.
- February 24, 2009
When the Institute of Notre Dame, a Catholic girls' school in Baltimore, decided to issue every student a tablet PC, it elected to provide connectivity for the computers with an 802.11n wireless LAN. Designing the network was a challenge, however, ...
- August 27, 2008
Schools that are looking to future-proof their networks and support "learning anywhere" initiatives are leading the way in 802.11n wireless LAN adoption, according to ABI Research.
- May 07, 2008
At Interop 2008, a panel discussion on WLAN architecture alternatives turned into an argument between Aruba Networks and Extricom over radio channel use.