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Colleges and universities have unique wireless network and security needs. They are typically densely-populated and highly-collaborative environments. Students and faculty alike rely on a consistent wireless connection that allows them fast and constant communication with each other across campuses and buildings. They require access to various online resources and publications to conduct research for assignments and lesson plans, as well as access to various applications and software solutions to record, present, and share their findings. Furthermore,... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Oct 27, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The healthcare industry is evolving rapidly. Doctors, nurses, and hospital staff need the most up-to-date information and technology at their fingertips at a moment’s notice. While technological advances improve efficiency, patient care, and overall experience, they also bring new challenges in terms of network and WLAN security. Wireless local area networks (WLAN) are increasingly operating web-facing applications and supporting critical functions required by both new technology and user demand. This makes the wireless network a high impact... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Aug 30, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Market analysts estimate that by 2020 each person will own 26 IP-enabled devices, and over 50 billion IoT devices will come online. Each of these will need to transmit and receive data, run applications, perform transactions, and access services. At the same time, the line between our private and our public lives, including our work lives, will continue to blur. Because the network is the nexus point for this convergence, network borders are becoming increasingly porous, data it needs to process is growing exponentially, and the corporate network... [Read More]
by RSS Bill McGee  |  May 11, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
One of the WORST riddles I can recall from my youth is, \"When is a door not a door? When it's ajar.\" A riddle that's also a pun?!... Seriously, who comes up with this? But, I digress... One thing that is not a laughing matter is maintaining PCI DSS wireless compliance. And, did you know that in today's distributed retail enterprise, sometimes a rogue AP is not a rogue AP. No, really. Ask yourself, \"When is a rogue AP not a rogue AP? When it's outside the CDE!\" (Now, doesn't that just make you smile?) Kidding aside... Let's look at the... [Read More]
by RSS UnAttributed  |  Jul 30, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends