Two WLANs better than one at CMU

Cox, John
December 2007
Network World;12/17/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the scalability of using two wireless local area network (WLAN) in the business operations of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The CMU information technology (IT) staff integrates the infrastructures of Aruba Networks Inc. in their academic buildings and common places while Xirrus products on the outlying ring of dormitories in upgrading its WLAN applications. CMU assistant director for network services Dan McCarriar stresses that their move is a unique decision wherein the use of the two technologies helps address different usage patterns. INSET: CMU's integration issues.


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