Wireless


  • Sniffer Targets PDAs
    Sniffer Technologies, a division of Network Associates, this month unveiled a new version of its wireless network management tool that runs on handheld devices.
  • Wireless From the Ground Up
    With so much talk about wireless, you'd think the market would be zooming. But it's not. Take Proxim, for example, which merged in late March with Western Multiplex. Sales for Proxim's first quarter ended March 29 totaled $25.4 million,$12.2 million less than the year before.
  • Credit Union Operates With Greatest Of Ease
    First City Savings Credit Union CIO Nancy Bryant turned a $2,500 investment in wireless modems into $350,000 in new auto loans,in one week. Now that's return on investment.
  • The Plunge Into Wireless
    Wireless LANs (WLANs) are going where no network has gone before. To help you make the journey, we've researched everything you need to know about WLAN technology and standards, along with leading vendors and their products, and VAR-support programs. We'll also cover WLAN security solutions and design considerations.
  • Linksys Unveils Gateway
    Linksys last week unveiled a wireless gateway that it claims will let wireless laptop users deliver presentations without physically hooking up to a projector.
  • Wireless Troubleshooting
    Troubleshooting wireless networks is often a complex task that entails a lot of trial and error. But Network Instruments aims to ease some of those chores with Observer 8.1.
  • Bluetooth Seen as Connectivity Option for PDAs
    Service providers believe Bluetooth will offer an alternative connectivity option for customers that want to have Internet access on handhelds without carrying a combination cellular phone/PDA device.
  • Analyzing Wireless Networks
    Network Instruments Monday plans to launch an upgrade to its network analysis product line that adds features for monitoring and analyzing the performance of wireless networks.
  • Wi-Fi Going Where 2.5G Still Hasn't Arrived
    Service providers are hoping to close the gap in high-speed wireless network coverage by providing roaming capabilities through a legion of Wi-Fi network "hot spots" around the United States.
  • New Proxim Promises End-To-End Wireless Integration
    Solution provider partners of Proxim and Western Multiplex will not have to wait long to see the results of the merger of the two wireless networking vendors, said Jonathan Zakin, CEO of the newly combined entity.
  • Shareholders Approve Proxim, Western Multiplex Merger
    Shareholders of Western Multiplex and Proxim Tuesday approved the merger of the two wireless networking vendors, with some 99 percent of Western Multiplex stockholders and 87 percent of Proxim stockholders voting in favor of the deal. The companies completed the merger following the shareholder votes.
  • No Strings Attached
    The throngs of techno-savvy and computer-curious who attended last month's Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA) trade show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., were able to do more than admire the industry's latest technologies. Attendees also were encouraged to participate in a revelry of e-mail and Web-surfing via the convention center's vast wireless LAN (WLAN).
  • Wireless Hotspots
    Mobile solution providers are uncovering new sources of revenue from an industry movement to stitch together Wi-Fi "hot-spots" across the country.

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