Wireless Gigabit Ethernet Bridges are Helping to Extinguish the Demands of the Healthcare Data Explosion

The explosion in digital medicine and patient care has put an unprecedented demand on networks throughout the medical community. Increasingly, hospitals and medical centers are accelerating the pace of accessing and storing patient’s records via EMRs (electronic medical records), including lab results, pharmaceutical data and PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication Systems). Almost every doctor, nurse, and patient care professional now access vital patient information and records via laptop, smartphone, or Internet-ready tablet.  The intersection of these two forces in medical care has put an extraordinary strain on both the Wi-Fi networks within medical centers and the transport of data between building, facilities and central archives and diagnostic laboratories.

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An 8 Port, MIL-STD, COTS Switch that’s Smaller than a Credit Card?

WLANmall announced today the availability of the Techaya MILTECH 308 ultra-compact Fast Ethernet switch. With dimensions of 3.2” x 2.5” x 1.0”, it is smaller than a credit card and weighs only 0.31 lbs. With the MILTECH 308, systems that require video, advanced weaponry, radar and communications can all be connected with an Ethernet switch that’s the size of a credit card. No one else in the industry has deliver so much power in performance in such a compact device. Today, Techaya sets new standards in compact, ruggedized Ethernet switches.

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WLANmall Becomes Exclusive U.S. Distributor of Techaya Ruggedized Switches and Routers

Will bring MIL-STD, COTS and custom Ethernet communications platforms to the U.S. for Military, Avionics and Autonomous Vehicle applications

WLANmall is proud to announced that they have become the exclusive U.S. distributor for Israel-based Techaya, Inc’s full line of ruggedized, military-grade Ethernet communications solutions. Building upon the products’ successes with international militaries and their suppliers, WLANmall will focus its efforts in bringing these innovative, compact devices to the U.S. military as well as robotic, avionic, ground, and marine vehicle manufacturers.

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Top 10 Reasons Why Ruckus Wireless Users Should Upgrade to ZoneFlex 9.5

For all of our Ruckus wireless access point customers out there, their ZoneFlex 9.5 management software was just recently released.  Here are the top 10 reasons why you should upgrade today.

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New WiFi devices can have a polarizing affect on your WiFi access point performance

How portable devices such as smartphones and tablets are changing the way WiFi access points antenna technology is designed.

One of the least understood properties of a wireless signal is its polarization. Polarization is determined by the way an antenna is mounted, and can usually only be either horizontal or vertical. This is important, especially in point-to-point wireless communication, because only antennas with the same polarization will be able to communicate with each other.

Because polarization determines the antennas that can pick up the signal, you could set up two antennas in close proximity, and pointing in the same direction, but with different polarization. The result would be that antennas which are vertically polarized would only pick up the signal from the vertically transmitting antenna, while only horizontally polarized antennas would pick up the horizontally transmitting antenna signals.

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5 benefits of E-band wireless bridges

Siklu is leading the way in innovative, cost efficient high-speed wireless network roll-outs

As user demand for mobile data services increases exponentially, TDM-based microwave systems are becoming inefficient for transporting packet-based traffic. Network operators and telecommunications providers are looking to migrate to native packet wireless bridges that offer superior bursty traffic support and significantly better bandwidth efficiency. Operators are constantly grappling with the need for more and more bandwidth and are turning to new frequency spectrum to lower their wireless backhaul costs.

A point to point-point topology wirelessly connects two locations together allowing them to share the same network resources. These point-to-point networks are used in wireless internet service providers (WISP), large corporate campuses, distribution facilities, school districts, and public safety applications. Here are 5 reasons why E band wireless bridges are being embraced by leading-edge operators across the globe to help future-proof their high-speed networks without the need for metro fiber cabling.

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The True Cost of Consumer-grade WLAN Access Points

Although less expensive than their Enterprise counterparts, can your wireless network really afford them?

The rapid growth of mobile devices within the enterprise has introduced a new dynamic into the enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) market—especially in the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market. The phenomenon of BYOD (bring your own device) has put unparalleled demand on the wireless infrastructure and the IT managers that are responsible for managing them. Whether users are relying on their own device or using a device issued by the company, they are all needing, and demanding, reliable wireless connectivity for business-critical applications.

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Top 10 Evaluation Criteria for Choosing a Video Management Software

IP video management system provides intelligent software for the day-to-day operation of video surveillance hardware on an IP network and offers the opportunity to integrate other components of your corporate security program. To help you in your evaluation process, we’ve listed the Top Ten evaluation criteria that you should review before making any of your purchase decisions. Before starting your evaluation, ask your vendors for a list of reference accounts.  Select references with similar applications and network conditions that you’ll be running under. Once you’ve narrowed down your list, here are some key areas you should be reviewing as you evaluate the system and talk to reference accounts.

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What the Boston Bombing taught us about the future of video surveillance

Thousands of video sources will require sophisticated video management software to weed through the data.

If we have learned anything from national tragedies over the last several years, we learned that Americans will pitch in anything they can to help, with whatever is needed.  With last week’s Boston Marathon bombing, the authorities needed help from citizens, once again.  They needed videos—from anyone—to track down the suspects and their movements before the bombing.  What started as the average spectator filming for posterity turned in to thousands of videos to cull through to track down the nation’s “most wanted”. Law enforcement officials incurred terabytes of photos and videos related to the Boston Marathon bombing. The sleuthing that eventually identified the two suspects, likely depended on some newer technology that helps human analysts with the time-consuming job of looking through all that camera footage. Without computer help, it would take a person years to watch all the footage end to end.

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Vivotek releases Supreme Series HD Cameras and Multiport Encoders

Vivotek has released their supreme series series IP cameras.  Cameras feature an upgraded build quality, easy focus or focus assist, POE, WDR, 1080p, ONVIF support and a competitive price.  Here are some examples…

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