Review: Aruba conquers challenge of Wi-Fi scalability

* Two WLAN vendors brave our massive test plan

Review: Aruba conquers challenge of Wi-Fi scalability

* Two WLAN vendors brave our massive test plan

By David Newman

Every Wi-Fi vendor talks in their marketing material about scaling up for enterprise service, but how many actually walk the walk? we found out after conducting our largest Wi-Fi test ever.

Teaming with test-equipment vendor VeriWave, we assessed Wi-Fi controllers and access ponts the way theyre used in large enterprises - with dozens of access points and hundreds of clients roaming simultaneously.

For more on this test, please click here.

Newman, a Network World Test Alliance partner, is president of Network Test in West Lake Village, Calif. He can be reached at dnewman@networktest.com
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