Tuesday, August 30, 2005

AirMagnet Attracts Fortress


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Tuesday August 30, 2005
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TODAY'S TOP NEWS
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1. AirMagnet Attracts Fortress
The security company will resell a version of AirMagnet Enterprise for wireless intrusion
prevention.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,iogz,ar5m,ff69,9abz
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2. NextWeb Makes Next Move
The fixed-wireless ISP snaps up a rival to enhance its California coverage.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,aca0,5y6,ff69,9abz
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3. Hotspot Hits
The latest in public access Wi-Fi: T-Mobile offers free Wi-Fi to hurricane victims; Lots
of new EV-DO sites from Verizon Wireless; SkyNetGlobal hotspots in Singapore to offer
roaming; and more.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,l0p5,ecft,ff69,9abz
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4. VZ Wireless Slashes Broadband Price
The carrier hopes to entice voice subscribers to add data.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,ie40,dpdj,ff69,9abz
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5. Wi-Fi Product Watch
The latest updates and new products in wireless networking: D-Link to use EV-DO/3G for
backhaul on router; Proxim changes name (sort of); Kineto working with Nokia; ZigBee is
popular with vendors; and more.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,6kxy,169v,ff69,9abz
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INSIGHTS
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1. Motorola Mesh Helps Drivers
Currently helping race car divers, the Motodrive mesh could someday help every commuter
on the road.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,9j6b,jsjj,ff69,9abz
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2. Free Wi-Fi on Iowa Highways
The deployment is part of a broader plan by I Spot to create an advertising-supported
hotspot network.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,76d8,7xru,ff69,9abz
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3. Alvarion Speaks Out on WiMax Certification
The company is upset about marketing tactics by competitors who claim their equipment is
being tested right now -- when the real certification tests won't begin until October.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,3mb5,6ax1,ff69,9abz
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REVIEWS
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1. WatchGuard Firebox Edge X5w
The Firebox Edge X5w is designed to be an all-in-one wireless firewall and VPN appliance
for your small network. It promises to do it all, and it delivers.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,j8w,hlxa,ff69,9abz
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2. Netgear RangeMax Wireless Router
Combine the best range/throughput features of an Atheros chip with smart beam-forming
antennas, and you've got this small and slightly expensive device that will reach all
areas of your home.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,ccfk,11c8,ff69,9abz
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3. palmOne Wi-Fi Card
This SDIO card permits owners of several of Palm's handhelds to link up with public and
private 802.11b-compatible wireless networks.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,8ijn,jju6,ff69,9abz
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4. Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router with SRX
MIMO in the home gets a workout with this retro-looking unit that in fact carries all the
most up-to-date wireless tech and security a home user could ask for.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,fqk1,3zar,ff69,9abz
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TUTORIALS
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1. RF Math Made Easy
When working with wireless LANs, you’ll eventually need to perform some RF
mathematics. These tips will make conversions much easier.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,jhld,hwgb,ff69,9abz
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2. Two Firewalls Too Much of a Good Thing
One Internet connection and two computers each running firewall software can mean PCs
that refuse to talk to each other. Here's an easy way to break down walls. Plus,
diagnosing the cause of a dysfunctional wireless network.
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,1uul,1,9l5b,dr8w,ff69,9abz
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