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When lives are at stake, proceed cautiously

IT behemoth Cisco and automaker giant Toyota are locked in a struggle over a chunk of radio spectrum in the 5 GHz band. Cisco wants it for Wi-Fi, Toyota for auto safety technology. While there are strong arguments on both sides, it seems to me that the interference issue has to be studied by the FCC very closely because lives would be at stake.

BYOD stresses enterprise Wi-Fi networks, spurs gear deployment

The BYOD trend is putting a strain on Wi-Fi networks and spurring demand for wireless local area network equipment deployments, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.

News Scan: Big data's other jobs; Cisco earnings disappoint; more

Top news for November 15, 2013. 

Cisco reinventing its collaboration portfolio

Cisco made a slew of announcements and introducted a number of products this week, aimed at simplifying the way in which organizations communicate, interact with outside partners and manage their collaboration tools.

CISOs behind the curve on BYOD

According to a recent IBM survey, CISOs are behind the curve when it comes to BYOD policies. This opens up their enterprises to security risks that could be lessened with proper BYOD strategies and technologies in place.

Aruba unveils cloud-based Wi-Fi management

Aruba Networks this week unveiled a cloud-based Wi-Fi management service designed for medium-sized businesses as well as enterprises with multiple branches.

Cisco, Aruba, Ruckus leaders in enterprise Wi-Fi market, says IDC

Cisco, Aruba Networks and Ruckus Wireless are leaders in the enterprise Wi-Fi market according to IDC's latest MarketScape report.

Open vs. proprietary, round 10, in the cloud

Remember Microsoft versus Apple, circa 2001? Microsoft placed its bet on commodity hardware, while Apple insisted that tight software/hardware integration was the way to go.

Spotlight: Aruba, Cisco, HP top Gartner's Wired, Wireless LAN report

Aruba Networks, Cisco and HP Networking have been named market leaders in Gartner's 2013 Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure.

Cisco buys into flash storage market (and so does everybody else)

Networking giant Cisco has put another toe into the storage waters, possibly causing quite a few waves.