A new program from Brocade is intended to ensure future wireless LAN technology continues to perform well on the vendor's wired infrastructure.
Israel-based CoroNet claims to have developed the technology to detect if a device is connecting to a fake cellular base station or a spoofed Wi-Fi access point.
Arguably, with faster transmission speeds and more reliability, the only network an enterprise needs is a wireless one. That is one of the factors driving the adoption of the 802.11ac Wi-Fi protocol.
BYOD users are accustomed to ubiquitous connectivity at home and in public places. When these users come into work, they expect the same level of connectivity, but they often find that it is inferior to those other venues.
Speaking of the deluge of data and the Internet of Things, wireless networks will soon be overtaxed too under that strain. The New Jersey Institute of Technology made an infographic which outlines the differences between 3G and 4G Lte and predicts the arrival of 5G networks. Trust me, you want to see this!
Upgrading wireless networks to 802.11ac--and then on to Wave 2 later this year--can be a tricky task even in the best situations. Enterprises are still moving to the latest wireless standard, but with a rapidly increasing number of devices supporting it and the overall benefit of faster transfer speeds, it's a justifiable network upgrade project.
While it seems reasonable to treat wireline and wireless networks carriers the same when it comes to net neutrality rules for the Internet, there might be less to the controversy than meets the eye. Mobile users are much more likely to use their devices to download apps than to the surf the web. So mobile users might have settled the issue regardless of what the FCC ultimately decides.
Bring-your-own-device practices continue to rise among organizatonsm but on college campuses they are taken-for-granted fact of life now.
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The explosion in smartphones is expected to push small cell backhaul revenues past $500 million by 2017, according to a new report by the Dell'Oro Group.