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Start-up hopes to ease WLAN config

Jun 09, 20032 mins

Latest LAN news.

Start-up hopes to ease WLAN config, 06/09/03

Embedded software released this week by start-up Propagate Networks could make it much easier to set up enterprise wireless LANs because it lets access points and client cards set their own radio configurations.

802.11g set to shake up WLAN market, 06/09/03

The IEEE this week is expected to put its stamp of approval on the proposed 802.11g standard, which boosts data rates on 2.4-GHz wireless LANs from 11M to 54M bit/sec.

Tech Update: RFID takes stock of supply chain, 06/09/03

The use of radio frequency identification devices – tags, cards or labels – continues to grow as businesses realize the many advantages of the technology. Organizations such as the Auto-ID Center are furthering the adoption of RFID devices by developing standards and protocols that enable IT systems to identify and track virtually any physical object.

HP to resell Cisco storage switches, 06/06/03

HP this week extended its relationship with Cisco to resell the company’s recently introduced Fibre Channel switches. HP previously OEMed a small Fibre Channel switch from Cisco and has now agreed to resell Cisco’s entire line of MDS 9000 Multilayer Directors and Fabric Switches.

China’s Huawei to sell Avici network gear, 06/05/03

A giant in China’s telecommunications equipment business, Huawei Technologies, will rebrand high-end routers from Avici Systems and sell them to Chinese carriers, Avici announced Wednesday.