Cisco releases less expensive dual band 2x2 access point with small businesses in mind

Cisco officially announced the availability of their dual band 2x2:2 802.11a/b/g/n access point that supports lightweight (controller based) infrastructures as well as autonomous (IOS) installations. The documents and details of...

Motorola's AP300 heads into the sunset with an end of sale

While there does not appear to be an official announcement from Motorola on their website at this point, RJL’s blog post earlier today outlines the end of sale of the AP300, the migration path, and some Q&A for existing customers...

Hands on with the Android tablet "Cius" that Cisco announced at Cisco Live

Cisco announced its Android-based tablet device geared towards collaboration with front-facing video support at 720p, a rear camera, and all of the things Android brings to the table such as mail, browsing, instant messaging,...

Cisco Live! Session - Auto Config Deployment using Cisco Config Engine

The first session I went to today was "Automatic Configuration Deployment Using Cisco Configuration Engine (CCE)", session BRKNMS-2784. It was interesting to see, because I haven't had hands on experience with CCE in the past. Based...

Friendly Reminder to those who are PCI compliant.. WEP must die in next 12 days.

If your business is PCI compliant, you hopefully are already fully aware that June 30th, 2010 is the deadline to be migrated off of WEP in any area of your network that is involved in credit card handling based on PCI definition and...

Cisco releases 7.0 wireless code, increases 5508 AP capacity from 250 to 500 APs.

Cisco released their 7.0 code train for their Unified Wireless products this week, and while bringing obvious support for the new 1260 and 3500 APs, it also adds a few more needed features, such as increased AP count on the...

Apple iPhone Model "A1332" and Motorola Droid 2 get 802.11n certified

Looking through the recent certifications over at the Wi-Fi alliance, it would seem on June 3rd Apple was granted certification for an iPhone by the model of “A1332”. I would guess that this is the new iPhone being released. The...

Quick look at AirHORN, an affordable Signal Generator

Nuts about Nets, LLC has a dual band signal generator available for Windows based workstations with USB support for under $300. I would consider a small part of this price the hardware and the larger part the easy to use software....

Hands on with the Cisco 3500 AP and CleanAir

Cisco's release of the 3500 series AP has raised the bar for the competition when it comes to spectrum analysis, by integrating their stand-alone Spectrum Expert card abilities in the access point directly. Cisco used a form...

Dropping legacy 802.11 support from your infrastructure, Part 2.

This is part 2 of "Dropping legacy 802.11 and 802.11b support from your infrastructure".To show the differences in speed that you get with 802.11n and legacy 802.11 and 802.11b, I setup a lab that consisted of an a/b/g/n dual radio...

Dropping legacy 802.11 support from your infrastructure, Part 1.

If you've upgraded to 802.11n (or even 11g for that matter) but are still supporting 802.11b and the original 802.11 for coverage reasons or because you just haven't had a chance to turn it off, now might be a good time to give it...

Don't let your office WiFi network get short changed over 'short guard'

When you are evaluating wireless chipsets and wireless hardware, there are a lot of things to look at. One thing that seems to be largely overlooked by some vendors is the available guard intervals with 802.11n. If you are in an...

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