After HP announced that it would be acquiring wireless LAN-focused Aruba Networks earlier this week, I showed some skepticism as to how this would affect Aruba's customers and partners. But after speaking with two analysts for some additional insight, it looks like HP might be doing it right this time.
The timing could be better, but HP is looking to build up its waning wireless networking business by spending an awful lot of money.
After rumors started circulating last week, HP has made it official. The company is looking to competitor Aruba Networks in a deal valued at about $3 billion.
It seems like "do more with less" has been an ongoing trend for more than a decade, and as we creep through 2015, some of our readers may be looking for ways to upgrade hardware while keeping to a strict budget.
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Xirrus unveiled this week its Unifed Access portfolio of cloud services, Wi-Fi access products, Ethernet switches, management tools and application programming interfaces that enables enterprises to bring together wired and wireless network components into a unified network.
With the increasing growth of machine-to-machine communications comes the growing concern about the security of the data collected and transmitted by M2M modules and platforms, noted Kathryn Weldon, a principal analyst for enterprise mobility at research firm Current Analysis.
While BYOD is creating Wi-Fi connectivity issues in the enterprise, cellular connectivity issues continue to plague enterprises that have mobile workers out in the field.
The proliferation of personally owned mobile devices in the workplace is putting a strain on Wi-Fi networks that were not designed to handle that kind of workload, warns an article in the Hartford Business Journal.
The Wi-Fi Alliance and Wireless Gigabit Alliance have agreed to merge to become a unified wireless technology development and certification body.