networking

  1. Julio Urquidi

    EnGenius Adds Wireless AC Wave 2 To AV Integration Line-up

    EnGenius just added a new Wireless AC Wave 2 ProAV solution kit for custom home and commercial integrators. The Neutron EWS Series Managed Wireless 11ac Wave ProAV solution is one of several EnGenius kits designed to simplify the planning and installation of integrated wireless solutions in...
  2. Julio Urquidi

    Nest Releases Open Source Version Of Thread

    Nest just announced that it is releasing OpenThread, an open source version of the IPv6-based Thread protocol used to connect smart home devices over low-powered wireless mesh networks. With Nest’s release of OpenThread, and with contributions from companies like ARM and Qualcomm, the newly...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    Wi-Fi Sense Feature Gone In Latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build

    Microsoft announced that a key feature in Wi-Fi Sense will not be available in its Windows 10 Insider Preview Build as of build 14332. Microsoft said that the cost of maintaining Wi-Fi Sense and its low demand were reasons why the feature was removed from the latest Windows 10 Insider...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    Badu Networks Announces Wi-Fi Bandwidth Booster

    WarpGateway is a TCP acceleration proxy appliance that sits between an internet modem and wireless router. Badu claims the appliance's patent-pending proprietary WarpTCP rate and timing control algorithms can improve wireless upload/download speeds by up to 100%, increase range and coverage...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    iDrive Launches iDrive One Wireless Storage Device

    Online backup vendor, iDrive, just released the One, an 802.11ac-based wireless storage device for home use. A dual-channel wireless device, the iDrive One is available in either HDD or SSD configurations, and utilizes beamforming to help remotely store files and system backups at speeds up...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    Arris' SURFboard RipCurrent Lineup Pushes G.hn Into The Mainstream

    Arris introduced its new SURFboard line of RipCurrent G.hn routers and extenders. The added members of the SURFboard family of products adds flexibility to building out a home network by using a combination of wireless, wired and powerline technologies. Setting up the new products is...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    Report Shows Drivers For Smart Home Security Purchases

    Market intelligence firm, Parks Associates, released new research indicating that 20% of U.S. broadband households plan to purchase network security cameras within the next 12 months. In the Park Associate’s report, 360 View: Residential Security and Smart Home, the firm also finds that factors...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    Brocade Pays $1.5B for Ruckus Wireless

    [Ed. note: We missed this news last week! Sorry!] In a $1.5B cash and stock deal expected to close in Q3 2016, Brocade will cross into new territory and expand its reach into wireless networking. With Brocade already known as a SAN vendor, the acquisition of Ruckus Wireless will now place the...
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