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June 30, 2009  2:27 PM

Meru and Aruba both lay claim to second position in 802.11n WLAN market



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
802.11n, Aruba, Meru, Networking, wireless LAN, Wireless networking

Would the real second fiddle please stand up and take a bow? This week both Meru Networks and Aruba Networks have issued press releases claiming that they hold the second biggest share of the 802.11n wireless LAN market. Not only that - both vendors are citing the same research: Dell'Oro Group's...

February 25, 2009  3:47 PM

Trapeze opens new sales channel for wireless LAN



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Belden, Network cable, Trapeze Networks, wireless LAN, Wireless networking

Belden, which bought wireless LAN vendor Trapeze Networks last year, is trying to open up a new sales channel for wireless infrastructure. The company a


February 13, 2009  10:10 PM

Aerohive comes up with a new approach to WLAN airtime fairness



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Aerohive, Aruba, Meru, wireless LAN, Wireless networking

When I have conversations with network managers about whether they plan to upgrade to 802.11n wireless LAN technology, many say they're in no hurry. They're still getting plenty out of their existing 802.11a/b/g infrastructure, they say. And besides, all the legacy clients in their organization...


January 28, 2009  5:10 PM

Aruba courts Nortel customers with multivendor WLAN management suite



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Aruba, bankruptcy, Network management, nortel, wireless LAN, Wireless networking

Aruba Networks has joined the growing ring of vultures circling above Nortel Networks' Toronto headquarters, where executives are busily trying to restructure Nortel while under the cover of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Aruba


December 17, 2008  4:03 PM

Trapeze not flying high over Magic Quadrant



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
analysts, Gartner, Meru, Network, Trapeze Networks, Wi-Fi, Wireless networking

Every year Gartner's Magic Quadrant for wireless LAN infrastructure has some winners and some losers. One or two vendors will emerge from the crowded quadrant of niche players to become a market leader, a visionary or a challenger. And one or two other vendors will slip back into the crowd of niche...


November 6, 2008  7:01 PM

Extricom: We’ll live free or die hard



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Extricom, Juniper Networks, Network, Wireless networking

Extricom made clear they will live free … or die hard. We haven't touched on


October 2, 2008  8:18 PM

ElimiDate: Aruba, Meru come clean about acquisition dream dates



Posted by: Michael Morisy
802.11n, Aruba, Meru, Wi-Fi, Wireless networking

elimidate.jpgSo shockingly it's not every WLAN vendor's dream to be swept off their feet by a big, strong wired networking vendor. Some are pretty happy being independent! And...


October 1, 2008  5:41 PM

Win this book: ‘Build Your Own Security Lab: A Field Guide for Network Testing’



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
contests, Network, Network security, Network testing and hacking, Wi-Fi, Wireless, Wireless networking

SearchNetworking.com's very own security expert, Michael Gregg, has written another book:


September 30, 2008  2:07 PM

Aruba to Customers: Get 200% more WLAN bandwidth, free!



Posted by: Michael Morisy
802.11n, Aruba, Network, Wireless, Wireless networking

Claymation Christmas Christmas is coming a little early this year (don't you hate how it creeps up on you?) for Aruba customers. The WLAN equipment company announced the availability of...


September 12, 2008  8:44 PM

A Shot at Love with Juniper Networks?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
802.11n, analysts, Aruba, Extricom, Foundry, Juniper Networks, Meru, Network, Wi-Fi, Wireless networking

Will Aruba pick him? When it comes to enterprise Wi-Fi, the industry's...


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