Networking & Wireless

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Arrive Feb. 16

Microsoft Wednesday released Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to its equipment manufacturing partners.

Leviton Launches Opt-X Unity 40/100G MTP Fiber System

Leviton Network Solutions this week released its new Opt-X Unity 40/100G preterminated MTP fiber system, the first 24-fiber MTP cabling system on the market.

Extron IP Control Processors Manage AV Components over Ethernet

Extron has rolled out two control processors that can remotely access, troubleshoot, and monitor entire AV systems and their individual components through an Ethernet connection.

Rural Kansas District Rolls Out 802.11n

Following a year-long review period and site survey, Ulysses Unified School District 214 in Kansas has deployed an 802.11n wireless network across all of its campuses.

New Hampshire District Ramps Up Wireless

Two districts in New Hampshire have deployed a centrally managed wireless network in an effort to improve performance and enhance network security

Microsoft Releases Free MAP 5.5 Toolkit

Version 5.5 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit was released early this week.

Aerohive Buys Pareto Networks To Expand Cloud Offerings

Two competitors in the wireless networking market are joining forces. Aerohive Networks has acquired Pareto Networks and will begin integrating Pareto's network-as-a-service technology into its own products and services.

Meraki Enters Wired Market, Introduces Network as a Service Pricing

Meraki is taking Cisco head-on and entering the wired networking gear space with the release of two new routers intended for branch deployment. However, the company, which up until now has specialized in catering to the wireless space, continues its practice of pushing device management into the cloud.

Virginia District Rolls Out Multi-Campus Wireless

The Isle of Wight County School District (IWCSD) in Smithfield, VA has implemented an Aerohive wireless local area network throughout its school campuses.

Siemon Addresses Physical Layer Security with Fiber Optic Lock

Siemon, a company that produces network cabling and related hardware, has released a line of locks specifically to prevent unauthorized access to unused fiber optic network ports.