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Barracuda, Aerohive team up for enterprise Wi-Fi security products

To help enterprises cope with security challenges posed by BYOD, security firm Barracuda Networks and Wi-Fi provider Aerohive Networks have teamed to offer integrated wireless security products for BYOD environments.

Infographic: Business travellers highly value hotel Wi-Fi, yet only 64% of hotels offer free Wi-Fi

For the business traveler, Wi-Fi connectivity has become essential. Yet many hotels have not caught up with this need.

NIST wants manufacturers' help in developing wireless network test bed

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for help from manufacturing firms in developing a tool to help them deploy the right wireless network at their facilities.

Atheer Labs CEO: Enterprise is 'most natural starting point' for smartglasses

Smartglasses will get their start in the enterprise, and it's crucial to find appropriate use cases in order to cement their standing in the workplace, said Atheer Labs CEO Alberto Torres in a recent interview with TechRepublic.

Spotlight: Sierra Wireless to buy Accel Networks for up to $10.8M

Sierra Wireless, a wireless communications firm specializing in mobile computing and machine to machine communications, has agreed to acquire Accel Networks, a provider of managed wireless connectivity services for distributed enterprises, for up to $10.8 million.

Diversity of connected devices in hospitals poses unique challenge for going fully wireless

The biggest challenge in going all wireless was connecting all of the fixed and mobile connected devices used in the hospital, including wireless door locks, portable EKG machines, and robots, Stefanick explained during a presentation at Interop held last week in Las Vegas

Spotlight: HP wireless edge network even connects toilets

Who could guess that mobile IT included toilets? In the Netherlands, Rabobank has included connected toilets in its wireless edge network that HP provides, InformationWeek reported.

Dell teams with Wi-Fi network provider Aerohive in apparent effort to counter HP's Aruba buy

In an apparent move to counter HP's purchase of Aruba, Dell and Aerohive Networks have reached an agreement under which Dell will resell Aerohive's cloud managed Wi-Fi and mobility products alongside other Dell products.

Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia are leading LTE network vendors, says Gartner

Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia are leading vendors in the LTE network infrastructure, according to the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant report published last week.

Remote access to corporate networks key part of Barracuda's latest next-gen firewall update

Secure remote access to the corporate network is a key part of the latest version of Barracuda Networks' next-generation firewall released this week at the RSA Conference. The firewall now includes a self-service portal for remote workers using devices running iOS, Mac and Windows to configure their virtual private network connections.