Tellabs (Nasdaq:TLAB) announced on Tuesday that temple, a distribution company that provides connectivity expertise and solutions to the data and telecommunications sectors, has agreed to become an authorised distributor of its Optical LAN
WiMetrics Corporation is a provider of software-based wireless LAN
monitoring and intrusion protection solutions.
"AirDefense continues to lead the market for wireless LAN
security and operational support by rising to meet the needs of enterprise wireless LANs
," said Jay Chaudhry, CEO of AirDefense.
Like Fujitsu's, Gateway's Tablet PC (www.gateway.com) is a slate with separate keyboard, plus docking station with DVD/CD-RW drive and 802.1 lb wireless LAN
, all of which come in a bundle starting at $2,249.
"When you consider that the modern college student is mobile most of the time, investing in a wireless LAN
for your campus simply makes sense; you're investing in the technology that suits your users best." Still, as Yanosky points out, you can't just grow a multiple access-point wireless network overnight; the process takes time, planning, and careful execution.
Users bring their own laptop/PDA equipped with LAN
card or built in wireless access to log on with specific Internet providers.
Many networks will include ATM LANs
for workgroups with exceptional bandwidth or QoS requirements, such as radiology, but the dominant use of cell switches will be in the backbone of the enterprise network.
And, depending on the size or technical status of your organization, all your application programs (such as your word processor or spreadsheet) and the data they generate are stored either on the hard disk inside your computer or on a central, remote computer, called a "server." The server literally- serves up the application or the data you need to work, and the LAN
system transports them through its maze of cables to your desktop.
Raise Security Ante Security concerns for computer activity have been sharpened by the advent of terminals and other machines that can be shared by many users.
The gateway software allows the MultiModem LAN
to make its internal modem, along with an optional auxiliary modem, available to workstation PCs.
In smaller organizations, which may have, for example, several interconnected LANs
, possibly from different vendors and based on different technologies, the LAN
administrator may also be the network manager.
There are several different types of LANs
, each with varying degrees of complexity and expense.