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Networking & Wireless


Massachusetts District Overhauls WiFi To Support iPad Initiative

As part of a 1:1 iPad initiative, Millis Public Schools in Massachusetts is rolling out a new WiFi network that will support dozens of devices in classrooms and up to 150 in hallways simultaneously.

School Taps NAC Appliance for Virtualized Environment

A boarding school in the UK has adopted a new virtual version of a hardware-based NAC appliance for its VMware environment.

New Jersey District Shifts to Fiber for Tech 'Without Limits'

In an effort to support a slate of school technology initiatives, a district in New Jersey has moved its underlying communications network to high-speed fiber.

D-Link Builds Out Network Line with Switches and IP Cameras

D-Link has let loose a flurry of new network products, including a wireless access point, surveillance cameras, switches, and software--some of which are available now and others to appear over the next several months.

Most Enterprise Networks Not Ready for IPv6

An informal online survey conducted by Ipswitch Inc.'s Network Management Division revealed that 88 percent of enterprise networks are not fully ready for the change to IPv6, and 66.1 percent are less than 20 percent ready.

Cymphonix Releases Mobile Device Security Module

Cymphonix has released a new application specifically to help users manage the security of mobile devices accessing the network as well.

Software-Configurable APs Support up to 380 Clients Simultaneously

Meru Networks said it will be shipping a new line of gigabit access points (APs) later in the second half of 2011 that can be configured through the software for different operating modes and that will support up to 380 simultaneous mobile clients.

Infoblox Enhances DDI Solution for IPv6 Transition

Infoblox has rolled out an enhanced version of its DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (IPAM) solution, which automates and manages the transition from IPv4 to IPv6.

E-Rate Applications Surge in 2011

Applications for the federal E-rate program were up to 44,139 for the 2011 funding year, representing $4.31 billion in requests, the highest level in nearly a decade, according to an analysis released this week.

California District Ramps Up 802.11n To Support Mobile Learning

Union School District in San Jose, CA is gutting its old wireless infrastructure and moving to an enterprise-class WLAN to support its mobile computing efforts.

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