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Zebra unveils cloud-managed WLAN offering

Zebra Technologies is enabling its enterprise customers to manage Wi-Fi access points from the cloud. The company introduced its Azara cloud-managed WLAN offering, which enables the management of Zebra access points from the cloud.

NetScout updates AirCheck Wi-Fi tester to include 802.11ac standard

NetScout Systems updated its AirCheck wireless signal tester product line to include the 802.11ac standard.

Dover International Speedway rolls out new Wi-Fi network in time for NASCAR weekend

Dover International Speedway recently received a Wi-Fi makeover. Ciena, Broad Valley Micro Fiber Networks and LightRiver Technologies upgraded the DIS Wi-Fi network to eliminate bandwidth bottlenecks that occur on race days.

Bingemans rolls out Aruba Wi-Fi for conferences

There was a time not too long ago that conference facilities' Wi-Fi networks were shoddy, at best. That has changed in recent years, but bandwidth has continued to be a problem for some of the larger shows.

New router wants to use spectrum once limited to weather systems

Worried about Wi-Fi congestion in the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands? Ignition Design Labs is hoping to alleviate some of congestion problems, at least in residential areas, with the introduction of Portal, a router that makes use of radio spectrums that were at one time reserved for weather radar systems.

Retail's Wi-Fi indoor analytics installations jumped 400% last year

Total Wi-Fi indoor analytics installations in retail were up almost 400 percent year over year in 2015, according to the latest stats from ABI.

Spotlight: Mojo Networks goes head-to-head against Wi-Fi competitors on price

Mojo Networks is looking to compete with other Wi-Fi access point vendors, and the vendor's latest strategy is to drop the price of its 802.11ac access points.

HPE and NEC expand partnership to mobile-first networking initiatives

HPE and NEC are expanding on an existing multi-year partnership to pair HPE's wired and wireless networking portfolio with NEC's SDN products in an effort to capitalize on mobile-first...

Brocade gets into Wi-Fi in a big way through planned Ruckus Wireless acquisition

Brocade is looking to increase its presence in wireless networking. The company just signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ruckus Wireless, a provider of Wi-Fi products for enterprises and service providers.

TP-Link nixes use of open source firmware on Wi-Fi routers to comply with new FCC regulations

Citing new Federal Communications Commission requirements, networking equipment vendor TP-Link plans to block the use of open source firmware, including DD-WRT and OpenWRT, on its routers.