Milpitas Unified School District, which lies in the heart of Silicon Valley, did not have a Wi-Fi network, a situation that IT Director Chin Song found "unacceptable." So last year the district turned to Meraki, now owned by Cisco, to deploy a Wi-Fi network throughout its facilities.
Fueled by the initial shipments of high-speed enterprise class 802.11ac access points, the enterprise Wi-Fi equipment market had a strong second quarter, increasing 12 percent sequentially to $1.12 billion, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.
Ruckus Wireless was an outstanding performer in the enterprise Wi-Fi market in the second quarter, posting a healthy 37.3 percent year-over-year jump in revenues and challenging HP for the third spot on the Wi-Fi market leader board.
The wireless packet core market grew 20 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from the Dell'Oro Group.
Around 14.1 million enterprise Wi-Fi access points will be shipped in 2013, according to a forecast by ABI Research.
Brace yourself. Cisco Systems says we'll be facing a nationwide airwave shortage by the end of the year that will affect mobile devices, including cellular phones and tablets. The good news is the FCC is looking at several ways to address the problem.
IT behemoth Cisco and auto parts supplier Continental this week demostrated a proof-of-concept connected car at a Traverse City, Mich., auto research conference.
American Airlines, Cisco, General Electric, Roche and SAP have each deployed more than 25,000 iPhones across their organizations, related Peter Oppenheimer, Apple's chief financial officer, during the firm's quarterly earnings call.
Ensign Services, a provider of back office services to the Ensign Group health care facilities and other health care organizations, wanted to move to an electronic medical records system and enable the use of clinical applications software.
Cisco took a commanding 42 percent share of the worldwide mobile IP infrastructure market, which increased to $1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2013, according to an ACG Research blog.