Wireless access has special security considerations. Many wired networks base the security on physical access control, trusting all the users on the local network, but if wireless access points are connected to the network, anyone on the street or in the neighbour office could connect. The most common solution is wireless traffic encryption.
Serving less than 400 students in the small Village of Antwerp in Northwestern Ohio,
Antwerp Local School had a challenge, a vision and a tremendous opportunity. The
challenge: the school's limited local tax base from which to draw funding.
Ce document apporte des conseils permettant d’évaluer les réseaux Wi-Fi d’entreprise grâce à l’étude des exigences clés, des considérations de l’architecture, des 10 éléments inhérents à un réseau Wi-Fi et de l’utilisation du processus DDP pour sélectionner un fournisseur.
Dieses Dokument enthält Ratschläge für die Bewertung eines WiFi-Netzes im Unternehmen und analysiert die wichtigsten Anforderungen, architekturbezogene Erwägungen, 10 Sachen, die ein WiFi-Netz imstande zu tun sein muss, und benutzt das RFP Verfahren, um einen Zulieferer auszuwählen.
Depuis la naissance de l'informatique, la technologie a connu d'importantes évolutions. Dans les années 60, le modèle de calcul dominant reposait sur des unités centrales, lesquelles ont été remplacées une décennie plus tard par les mini-ordinateurs.
The Ligonier Valley School District is home to approximately 1700 students. Spread across more than 230 square miles, Ligonier Valley is one of the largest geographical school districts in Pennsylvania. The district’s students are housed in four buildings: Laurel Valley Elementary (K-5), RK Mellon Elementary (K-5), Ligonier Middle School (6-8), and Ligonier High School (9-12).
Ligonier Valley High School installed Cisco wireless network to provide foundation for 21st century teaching and learning.
As education evolves, so does the way we teach and learn. This report focuses on one of the newest trends, still in its nascent
stages—mobile learning. It describes the potential benefits of mobile learning, addresses the challenges and opportunities that
introducing mobile learning presents, and provides examples from school districts that have already implemented mobile learning programs so we can learn from their best practices. The report also suggests key points to consider as you develop your plans, align your goals, and make decisions regarding mobile learning in your schools.
The term “perfect storm” is used to describe when several forces come together and create a large, single event that has transformative effects. A technology perfect storm took place in the 1990s when Internet services, low-cost home computers, browsers and affordable broadband all came together and created the Internet revolution. This revolution launched an entirely new economic model that sparked new ways of doing business, changed the way we work, and allowed us to blend our personal and professional lives. At first, these new ways of working were the exception. But the transformation to an Internet-based work style is now complete, and this style has become very much the norm.
Today’s branch office requires the same level of rich application services as the company headquarters to ensure business innovation and employee productivity. Why are these services needed? What impact do they have on the network, IT staff, and service provider? What is the best way to boost the branch-office network to optimum levels - both technically and tactfully - if the devices provided do not meet the new requirements? Read on to learn more.
The Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN) solution provides design and implementation guidance for organizations looking to deploy wide area network (WAN) transport with a transport-independent design (TID), intelligent path control, application optimization, and secure encrypted communications between branch locations while reducing the operating cost of the WAN. IWAN takes full advantage of cost-effective transport services in order
to increase bandwidth capacity without compromising performance, reliability, or security of collaboration or
This document is a Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for Cisco Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) Solutions. It presents system-level requirements, recommendations, guidelines, and best practices for detecting, connecting, and engaging mobile users within your venue and leveraging your Wi-Fi network to fit your business needs. As Cisco continues to develop and enhance the technologies required to implement a CMX solution, this CVD will evolve and be updated to provide the latest guidelines, recommendations, and best practices for designing and deploying a CMX solution.
While providing your customers and guests with Wi-Fi, you can give them pertinent information, individual attention, and special offers. And you can learn how, where, and when they move through your venue. Customers or guests passing through your store, hotel, or other venue increasingly expect free Wi-Fi. They also expect personal service. You can give them both, which can help boost your sales. And in doing so, you can gain information that will help make your venue more attractive and profitable.
Location-based services (LBS) show promise as a budding customer-centric mobility solution in some early adopting verticals such as retail, hospitality, and large public venues. Such services enable businesses to better understand their customer base through analytics as well as offer targeted, context-based communications including promotions and remote assistance. This IDC white paper explores the burgeoning LBS market, highlighting custom research conducted by IDC in March and April 2014; surveys were fielded to both IT and line-of-business (LOB) decision makers in select verticals and market segments. In this white paper, IDC analyzes the data and explores the attitudes surrounding LBS adoption in the context of broader technology trends.
The evolution from business connectivity to business mobility is unlike previous compute transitions because it redefines how people work. Historically, companies provided access to the necessary applications and data from corporate-issued devices such as laptops and desktops in controlled operating environments. This tightly integrated environment tethered workers to a specific device and operating system, and even sometimes to a location. Mobility breaks these shackles and enables workers to change the way they work.
Not all 802.11ac solutions are the same, with the right approach, you can combine the mobility of wireless with the performance of wired networks. To get up to speed on 802.11ac, we're providing an 802.11ac migration cheat sheet and webinar on-demand.