Sunday, September 19, 2021

Eric Griffith

Google Securing Your Wi-Fi

Reuters and other sources yesterday pointed to pages found on Google.com indicating plans afoot for the search engine giant to offer a Wi-Fi VPN software tool called...

Wireless to the Rescue

For a week, it seemed no one could communicate out of the city of New Orleans. This week, on the communications front at least, things are looking...

Dial-Up to Wi-Fi

With broadband use now overtaking the number of dial-up Internet connections in the United States -- Nielsen/NetRatings said as of July that 63 million people at home...

The Converged Corporate Wireless Phone Unveiled

A year and a half after first announcing a planned collaboration, Motorola , Avaya , and Proxim today unveiled the platform they'll offer to enterprise customers...

HP Launches Hybrid Wireless PDAs

News on these products has leaked out for weeks, thanks to gadget blogs and other sites that watch for FCC approvals, and retailer site foul-ups that spill...

802.11n: The Battle Begins

This week in Portland, Oregon is the IEEE 802 Plenary Session, which includes a meeting of the 802.11 Working Group (WG) to define all the various...

The Latest from Las Vegas

Networld+Interop is underway at the Las Vegas Convention Center and there's no lack of news from vendors who support use of Wi-Fi in enterprise networks. Airespace,...

Partnering for the Customers

Say you've got a management system for your wireless LAN from Wavelink, an authentication security system using 802.1X server and clients from Funk Software, and security and...

The Crippling Effect of Mixed Mode

It has long been acknowledged that mixed-mode wireless networks -- those that simultaneously run clients with both 802.11b and the five times faster 802.11g, which...

Bay Area Lands “Most Unwired” Title

Last year, Intel Corp.'s "Most Unwired Cities" survey said Portland, Ore., was the top spot to find hotspots. Now some different methods of measuring the status...

Predictions for the New Year

In 2004 it's not just new Wi-Fi deployments to look forward to: the majority of current WLANs will be expanding. That's the word from Sage Research of Natick,...

wONE WLAN to Support Them All

As prices continue to drop on wireless LAN equipment for the home and SOHO market, one area stays somewhat pricey: dual-band hardware that supports both the 2.4GHz...

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