A patent protection suit filed against Cisco Systems Inc. this week could have big implications for vendors of WLAN gear and of the expected flurry of WiMAX fixed-wireless products.
Stories by John Cox
More details are emerging about what may be the first mobile phone worm.
The 4th Annual Worldwide Wardrive is under way this week, with volunteers scanning the airwaves in a neighborhood near you for WLAN access points.
Cisco Systems Inc.'s idea seems simple enough: Save time and money on building an enterprise wireless LAN by plugging new modules into Catalyst 6500 switches that exploit the wireline infrastructure.
Vendors this week will showcase a battery of products designed to advance wireless networks.
FRAMINGHAM (04/05/2004) - Aruba Wireless Networks Inc. this week unveiled a software application to protect VoIP calls on wireless LANs.
FRAMINGHAM (03/22/2004) - This week at CTIA, Aligo Inc. improves its mobile groupware, Columbitech AB makes additions to its wireless security and Wireless Valley Communications Inc. enhances its 3-D wireless design tools
FRAMINGHAM (03/09/2004) - WLAN vendor Colubris Networks Inc. has finished a third round of venture funding, netting US$13 million.
An emerging wireless technology, called Ultra Wideband, may be getting off the launchpad faster than expected, thanks to several announcements at the Intel Developer Forum.
FRAMINGHAM (12/03/2003) - A trio of wireless LAN vendors say they are "actively collaborating" to offer enterprise users a self-adjusting WLAN infrastructure.
Wireless LAN infrastructure vendors are bypassing Comdex this year as many hold off on making announcements and putting on exhibitions until the WiFi Planet show in early December. But there is an array of WLAN client news at Comdex including launches of software, components and silicon intended to make WLAN and other wireless technologies run faster and be easier to use and manage.
Cisco Systems Wednesday will announce a series of products and product improvements to bolster its wireless LAN offerings, including additional software that shifts WLAN features into other parts of the corporate net.
FRAMINGHAM (11/07/2003) - At the Internet Engineering Task Force meeting next week in Minneapolis, the standards group is expected to clear the last hurdles before launching work on a new wireless LAN protocol.
FRAMINGHAM (11/04/2003) - Trapeze Networks Inc. this week unveils an updated version of its wireless LAN switch software that aims to offer improved security and performance.
FRAMINGHAM (11/04/2003) - Two wireless switch start-ups, Vivato Inc. and Trapeze Networks Inc., last week announced layoffs. Meanwhile, Cisco Systems Inc. and Nortel Networks Ltd. are expected to announce details on adding wireless management features to their wired switches.