Networking & Wireless Articles

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ForeScout Developing Mobile Security Connectors for its NAC

ForeScout Technologies, a security products company, will shortly release a set of plug-ins that help security administrators manage Android and Apple mobile devices and coordinate with mobile device management systems through its network access control appliance.

North Carolina State Rolls Out Experimental Open Source WiFi Network

North Carolina State University's (NCSU) Centennial Campus has implemented one of the country's first large-scale, outdoor, experimental wireless networks using open source software.

Cisco Ships Quad-Antenna Aironet 3600 Wireless AP

Cisco has launched its new Aironet 3600 Series Access Point, which provides 802.11n connectivity over four antennas and three spatial streams.

Catching Illegal Downloaders

To reduce the illegal downloading of copyrighted material via their networks, colleges are relying on a mix of technology, education, and punishment.

Arizona State Hack Brings Online Activities to a Halt

Arizona State University shut down all of its Web services for about two days during January to address a security breach. That included shutting down online classes for the duration of the outage.

Ekahau Releases WiFi Site Survey Tool for Android Devices

IT managers and engineers can now use their Android devices to survey and troubleshoot their WiFi network.



Aruba Intros Wall-Mountable AP for Use in Dorm Rooms

Aruba Networks has introduced a new indoor 802.11n access point intended for wall mounting in college dorm rooms and smaller classrooms, as well as other multi-tenant environments.

Oxford Brookes U Boosts Wireless Coverage with Controller-Free Architecture

UK's Oxford Brookes University has introduced a controller-less wireless network to its five campuses. The institution has put an Aerohive Networks network in place to deliver connectivity to 18,000 students and 2,500 staff.

Internet Society Launches IPv6 and DNSSEC Online Resource

The Internet Society has launched an online resource to assist organizations with the switch from IPv4 to IPv6 and implementation of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC).

Washington Upgrades State Network with Juniper Gear

Washington State's K-20 Education Network recently completed an upgrade of its network infrastructure to encompass annual bandwidth growth that had reached 40 to 50 percent.