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WLAN products extend radio and traffic management

May 08, 20062 mins

Latest LAN news.

WLAN products extend radio and traffic management, 05/08/06

Wireless vendors at last week’s Interop show unveiled products that let network administrators better handle not only different types of wireless traffic but also different types of wireless connections.

PowerDsine cranks up PoE, 05/08/06

Power over Ethernet switch and component maker PowerDsine launched a new power controller that switch vendors could use to make PoE ports that deliver up to 56 Watts of power. Applications could include powering WiMax access points or high-resolution …

Newsletter: Foundry introduces Gigabit switches with PoE, 05/04/06

Foundry this week at Interop 2006 Las Vegas brought out a series of stackable switches to support Power over Ethernet and offer the option to use 10 …

More switch security is needed, 05/04/06

One Interop attendee said switches must be more active in policing end-user activity. Each switch port should block viruses and worms and illicit network activity, says Jeff Sandbridge, information systems specialist with the State of West Virginia’s …

Cisco’s Chambers pushes collaboration, video, 05/02/06

Collaboration is the key to enterprises both moving quickly and dealing with the demands of globalization, Cisco President and CEO John Chambers told attendees Tuesday at the Interop trade show in Las Vegas.

Nortel restatements even larger than anticipated, 05/01/06

Nortel this week said it completed restatements of $1.5 billion in inappropriately reported revenue for the years ended 2003 and 2004, and the first nine months of 2005.