In This Issue: Focus on Wireless Networking

WIRELESS: Shippensburg University Expands Coverage
NETWORKS: Converged Management Works Wonders
TELEPHONY: 5 Tips to Optimize Vo-Fi
REVIEW: Fluke Networks AirCheck Wi-Fi

Aug. 9, 2011  

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To the Nth Degree
Shippensburg University upgrades its wireless networks to the 802.11n standard, improving access for students and faculty

Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania beefs up its wireless network with new gear from Cisco Systems, which provides expanded coverage, reduced power consumption and increased efficiencies.

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Converged Control
Managing wired and wireless networks from a single interface creates multiple network management efficiencies for schools

Students at Columbus State University in Columbus, Ga., overwhelmingly told its IT department that they wanted mobile and wireless access all the time and everywhere. Thanks to HP's ProCurve technology, the university is well on its way to 100 percent wireless access across its two campuses.

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5 Tips for Optimizing Vo-Fi
Prepare your IT infrastructure to get the most out of Voice over Wireless

While Vo-Fi is growing in popularity across many organizations, it's important to familiarize yourself with the dos and don'ts of deployment before diving headfirst into the technology.

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Product Review  

Fluke Networks AirCheck Wi-Fi Tester
This flexible tool is a must-have for IT departments that support large wireless networks

Most Wi-Fi testing tools run on notebooks, but the new AirCheck offers the convenience of a handheld tool for Wi-Fi troubleshooting. The device offers an instant view of network availability, connectivity, utilization, security settings, rogue access points and interference.

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Reference Guide

Mobility: Mobile technology provides collaboration and communication advantages.

Tech Trends

Wireless Insight: Feature-rich management tools are making it easier for IT staffs to gain visibility and keep wireless networks available 24x7.

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