TITLE

Aruba conquers challenge of Wi-Fi scalability

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, David
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Network World;11/6/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the challenge of Wi-Fi scalability taken by Aruba Wireless Networks Inc. and Meru Networks Inc. According to the author, they have assessed Wi-Fi controllers and access points the way they are used in large enterprises, while teaming with test-equipment vendor VeriWave. It is a large-scale testing, which is considered a better predictor of performance in enterprise settings. It was known based from the series of tests conducted to the companies that Aruba passed the scalability tests with flying colors. Moreover, some of the results were among the highest they have ever seen in Wi-Fi gear, especially in terms of throughput. INSET: Meru, meet Murphy.
ACCESSION #
23070629

 

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