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March 19, 2008  1:10 PM

Nortel Brings UC to Mobile Phones



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Mobile phones, Nortel, UC, Unified Communications, wi-fi

Communications have come a long way in the last couple decades. People used to have one phone number. At one point, that was one phone number with no voicemail which meant you either got...

March 1, 2008  4:48 AM

Rogue Wireless Devices Create Security Risk



Posted by: Tony Bradley
802.11, 802.11n, BlackBerry, iPhone, Mobile, Mobile device, wi-fi, WiMAX, Wireless

Wireless networks can be cost effective and help employees to be more productive, freeing them to move about while still maintaining access to necessary data and network resources. Since the inception of wireless networking though, corporations have struggled with the security implications. With...


February 27, 2008  3:53 AM

Wi-Fi and Cellular Converge To Improve Productivity



Posted by: Tony Bradley
802.11, 802.11n, BlackBerry, Mobile, Mobile device, Office Communications Server 2007, Office Communicator 2007, SIP, UCC, Unified Communications, VoIP, wi-fi

One of the promises, or benefits, of unified communications is being able to communicate with people where they are when you need them. The concept of 'presence' in Microsoft's UCC (Unified Communications and Collaboration) is designed so that you can tell if a person is available or not, the...


February 24, 2008  1:53 PM

Wi-Fi Networks Enter 4th Generation



Posted by: Tony Bradley
802.11, 802.11n, Mobile, Mobile device, wi-fi, Wireless

New 4th-generation wireless networking equipment is entering the market. We started with consumer-based wireless equipment with virtually no security, then enterprise quality products with improved security were released. The current standard, the 3rd-generation wireless networks, have centralized...


January 29, 2008  6:26 PM

Hyperconnectivity: Accessing the Internet Anywhere From Everything



Posted by: Tony Bradley
802.11, BlackBerry, Broadband, Internet2, iPhone, Mobile, Mobile device, wi-fi, WiMAX, Wireless

At some point in the future, maybe the next generation will simply see the rate of evolution of technology as a given. A normal way of life. On a day to day basis, I don't think that much about it, but when I look back and realize just how much has been invented, and developed in just the past 10...


January 28, 2008  4:39 PM

Cisco Launches New Products



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Cisco, Mobile device, WAN

Cisco launched their new application acceleration appliance, the ACE (Application Control Engine) 4710. At just under $16,000, this device is aimed at small and medium enterprises. It can support up to 50 virtual devices at throughput of 2 Gbps, enabling organizations to get the performance and...


January 3, 2008  6:38 PM

Choosing a Wireless Platform



Posted by: Tony Bradley
3g, 802.11, 802.11n, Mobile, Mobile device, wi-fi, WiMAX, Wireless

If you are a road-warrior and do most, if not all, of your computing from anywhere but your desk in your office, you need to know how to stay connected. Whether you are in a hotel, driving down the interstate, waiting for a flight at an airport, or stopping off for a cup of coffee, you want to be...


November 7, 2007  9:34 PM

Researchers Propose Vehicles As Wireless Network Nodes



Posted by: Tony Bradley
802.11, Mobile, Mobile device, Networking, UCLA, wi-fi, Wireless

Researchers at UCLA are working on developing a concept to use vehicles as nodes in a sort of fluid mobile mesh of wireless nodes connected in a mobile adhoc, or peer-to-peer network allowing vehicles to communicate with each other and access the Internet. Some of the benefits would be the ability...


November 7, 2007  9:05 PM

Cisco Buys Its Way Into WiMax Technology



Posted by: Tony Bradley
802.11, 802.16, Cisco, Navini, wi-fi, WiMAX, Wireless

WiMax, based on the 802.16 standard, claims a transmission range 100 times greater than standard 802.11 WiFi networks. Because WiMax devices will be able to connect over a much larger area than standard wireless networks allow, WiMax offers more potential for developing large-scale wireless...


October 19, 2007  8:36 PM

WiMax and 3G Converge



Posted by: Tony Bradley
3g, Mobile, Mobile device, wi-fi, WiMAX, Wireless

It has been one of those epic technology battles: VHS v. Betamax, Windows v. Mac, BlueRay v. HD DVD, WiMax v. 3G, etc. Well, VHS definitely beat Betamax. The Windows v. Mac battle is debatable with near religious zealotry on either side. The Blueray v. HD DVD battle may be decided this holiday...


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