Xirrus has unveiled what it described as the lowest cost 802.11ac access point designed for enterprise, the $775 dual-radio Xirrus XR-620 AP.
Milton Security Group, a provider of products for managing devices in a bring-your-own-device environment, has developed a network access control utility that allows an external login through Google Apps for Education to be used for authentication of each device and user.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A professional association of K-12 IT leaders has defined the specifications for a district network that can keep up with current and future instructional and learning requirements.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Federal Communications Commission is seeking comment on changes to the E-rate program that are likely to go into effect next year.
Advocacy group EducationSuperHighway is refuting claims made by the School Superintendents Association and the Association of Educational Service Agencies that its data collection initiative might be detrimental to districts' E-rate applications. The two groups warned members yesterday that use of ESH's Item 21 Portal might slow down the processing of their applications or make use of private data in unforeseen ways.
Consumer adoption of 802.11ac access points is set to accelerate drastically this year. In 2013, about 8 percent of consumer APs supported 802.11ac. That figure is expected to swell to 45 percent this year.
According to a new report from International Data Corp, an increase in mobility applications and the continued emergence of 802.11ac have made the enterprise WLAN market one of the fastest growing networking market segments worldwide.
Arizona's Dysart Unified School District has recently upgraded it's district-wide local area network in an effort to support mobile devices in the classroom and an expansion of its video surveillance system.
Wireless infrastructure provider Ruckus Wireless today unveiled Ruckus Smart Positioning Technology, or SPoT, cloud-based location-aware tech that allows organizations to deliver location-based services over Ruckus Smart WiFi.
Cloudpath Networks has introduced the XpressConnect Enrollment System 3.0, an automated device enablement (ADE) platform that combines secure device onboarding and certificate management.