Xirrus releases Deep Packet Inspection tool at the network edge

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Xirrus has launched Xirrus Application Control, which uses Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology at the network edge to restrict usage of bandwidth-heavy applications, block certain applications, and detect threats to the network. According to the company, the new product gives network administrators full control over the network especially in an environment where people bring their own […]

Ruckus Wireless targets high density Wi-Fi deployments

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Complaining about terrible Wi-Fi service in conferences and finding solutions to improve it are favorite topics here on MuniWireless. That’s why we are happy to report that Ruckus Wireless has released new products to target Wi-Fi hotspots in convention centers, hotel conference areas, sports arenas, train stations and city centers. As for relying on your […]

2012-2013 WLAN Buyer’s Guide

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It’s time to get the 2012-2013 WLAN Buyer’s Guide, the definitive guide for evaluating enterprise WLAN networks. The evaluation of a Wi-Fi network requires that enterprises carefully consider the changes happening in the user population. Factors in the Wi-Fi world today such as consumerization of IT and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) are driving the enterprise to deploy […]

Edgewater Wireless Introduces Next Generation WiFi3 Technology

Edgewater Wireless Systems has released WiFi3 – its advanced WiFi infrastructure technology. WiFi3 technology provides three independent channels on a single wireless access point radio, delivering over 50X performance improvement when compared to single-channel access point products which are the common standard in the WiFi Access Point Infrastructure market. WiFi3 technology was developed to deliver huge benefits to smart […]

Case Study: Improving Wi-Fi QoS and Performance in Rural Environments

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This is a case study on how to improve Wi-Fi quality of service (QoS) and performance in rural environments. Problem: poor quality of service in a rural community Without a doubt, one of the major issues service providers will continue to face in provisioning WiFi networks is Quality of Service (QoS). In addition to poor […]

Testing lab shows Edgewater Wireless outperforms carrier class access points

Tolly Group, a testing lab based in Florida, performed a test of the Edgewater Wireless EAP3000 family of multi-channel 802.11 compliant access points and found that they significantly outperformed leading carrier class access points. The Edgewater Wireless EAP3000 family of access points has been designed specifically to solve the capacity crunch created by the surging […]

New Tropos 1410 Delivers Secure Field Area Networks for Smart Grid and Other Industrial Applications

Tropos Networks has announced the Tropos 1410 wireless mesh router and wireless bridge for field automation applications. The new product line extends advanced enterprise-class security to utility and industrial applications that monitor and control field automation devices. Furthermore, it provides communications for these applications for as little as half the cost of competitive proprietary, low-speed wireless […]

AllCity Wireless announces Solutions4ebiz will sell hosted WiDirect cloud services

AllCity Wireless is expanding their hosted WiDirect Cloud services footprint with the help of Solutions4ebiz. For customers with space limitations and the need to spare the initial expense of a WiDirect appliance on site, leveraging the hosted WiDirect services is a valuable option. With these hosted services, customers can still monitor their network, offer tiered services, […]

Case Study: Eliminating Performance, Interference Issues With Multi-Channel Wi-Fi access points

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Problem: Providing Wireless Internet Connectivity in a Crowded Environment J&J Telecommunications needed to solve a major customer problem. The 855-boat slip South Shore Harbor Marina located in League City, TX needed to provide WiFi Internet Connectivity to their customer’s Mobile, Laptop and Tablet devices without having to install customer-premises equipment on the customer’s boat. Adding […]

Ruckus Wireless introduces ChannelFly: predictive capacity management technology

Ruckus Wireless has just introduced ChannelFly™, which it claims to be the industry’s first predictive capacity management technology. This is designed to maximize the capacity of Wi-Fi networks and deliver better performance in areas where there are many Wi-Fi networks (for example, in conferences with many vendor booths have their own Wi-Fi networks). According to […]