Upgrades to the faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard and convergence between Wi-Fi and switching are prompting vendors of enterprise Wi-Fi and campus Ethernet to readjust product lines and pricing strategies, according to research firm Dell'Oro Group.
A majority of employees who work at companies that have BYOD policies primarily use their personal device as their work device, according to an online survey of 2,000 U.S. adults by Deloitte.
IT behemoth Cisco and automaker giant Toyota are locked in a struggle over a chunk of radio spectrum in the 5 GHz band. Cisco wants it for Wi-Fi, Toyota for auto safety technology. While there are strong arguments on both sides, it seems to me that the interference issue has to be studied by the FCC very closely because lives would be at stake.
Two-thirds of IT executives say they are either very or extremely concerned about mobile malware, viruses and spyware infecting their networks, and a similar percentage is at least very concerned about corporate data leakage from mobile devices, according to a survey of 213 U.S. IT managers conducted by Forrester Research on behalf of security firm Lookout.
Quick takes on Tuesday, 10/29 news including: Li-Fi vs Wi-Fi, BYOD policies dealing with rogue devices, Asian desire for touch screens, mobile ad spending in the UK and Verizon's plans for new BlackBerry release in November.
Enterasys Networks and PCM Inc. joined forces in providing a joint cloud-based wireless offering called PCM Cloud Wireless Service.
The outdoor Wi-Fi market is forecast to more than double of the next five years, climbing from $15.4 billion this year to $37.2 billion in 2018, according to MarketsandMarkets.
LAS VEGAS--Building an Android spyphone that can eavesdrop on conversations and steal data is a "fairly easy" process, Kevin McNamee, director of Alcatel-Lucent's Kindsight Security Labs, told a press conference here at the BlackHat conference.
Wi-Fi market revenues are forecast to approach $12 billion in 2017, a 57 percent increase over 2012 revenues, according to the latest research from the Dell'Oro Group.
Ensign Services, a provider of back office services to the Ensign Group health care facilities and other health care organizations, wanted to move to an electronic medical records system and enable the use of clinical applications software.