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- Five Things You Need To Know About 802.11n
People often say that wireless networking will someday replace the hard wires that connect people to the network, but for years the technology supporting wireless LANs wasn’t considered sufficiently powerful. Instead, WLANs were perceived as a good supplement to wires, providing mobility and convenience for employees, but with the understanding that users would plug back in to Ethernet as their primary connection. WLANs were simply too slow, too hard to deploy, and too sensitive to the number of users to really be relied on.
- AirJuice Installs RFID Portals at Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver
AirJuice RFID, a leading RFID systems integrator and provider of premium HF and UHF readers and custom antennas, announced today that the new Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia has installed AirJuice RFID portals to more accurately manage its massive inventory of employee uniforms, bathrobes, towels, tablecloths, sheets and other linens.
- Michael Walker, one of our Wireless Engineers, flies the AirJuice Helicopter around the parking lot!
- IEEE Ratifies 802.11n, Wireless LAN Specification to Provide
Significantly Improved Data Throughput and Range 11 September 2009 --
IEEE today announced that its Standards Board has ratified the IEEE 802.11n™-2009 amendment, defining mechanisms that provide significantly improved data rates and ranges for wireless local area networks (WLANs). This new amendment to the IEEE 802.11 base standard is designed to help the data communications industry address the escalating demands placed on enterprise, home and public WLANs with the rise of higher-bandwidth file transfers and next-generation multimedia applications. WLANs based on IEEE 802.11 are widely deployed, with more than 1 million units shipping per day.
- Meru Networks Defines New Market Category With Industry-First Wireless Network Assurance Platform
Meru Networks, Inc., the pioneer in 802.11n enterprise networking, today announced it is creating a new category of wireless service assurance with the introduction of the Meru Networks Service Assurance Manager (SAM) platform. Meru Networks SAM is designed to rein in the increasing operational costs that come with operating business-critical applications on all-wireless networks and accelerate the transition of the $16 billion enterprise wired Ethernet switching market over to Meru Switched Wireless. This industry-first offering breaks from the legacy wireless approach of deploy-then-manually-troubleshoot to proactively and dynamically validating the end-to-end service levels of the entire wireless network on a continual basis. This approach enables enterprises to enhance end-user experience by detecting potential performance problems for business critical applications before users encounter them, leading to significant lowering of operating costs, higher productivity for end-users and greater ROI for application and infrastructure investments.
- Meru Networks Ranks at the Highest Level in WLAN Customer SatisfactionMeru Networks, Inc., the pioneer in 802.11n enterprise networking, today announced that Aberdeen Group, a respected market research firm, has found that Meru customers report the highest level of end-user satisfaction ratings based on the results of the firm`s recently-released Analyst Insight Report. The results are a testament to Meru`s long-standing dedication to customer value by providing the most innovative, high performance enterprise wireless networking solutions.
- Nick Carries the Olympic Torch - December 17. Wireless Engineer, Nick Nickolau of AirJuice carries the Olympic torch through Markham!
- Community Wireless Infrastructure Project
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