Hottest hardware for Wi-Fi security
Because security concerns are darkening the early days of Wi-Fi adoption, a number of technology companies are marketing hardware offerings to calm user fears.
"Most implementations of wireless are in the testing or pilot phase at this point," Aberdeen Group research director Eric Hemmendinger told Wireless NewsFactor. "Companies are looking at what wireless can do for them and what the problems are going to be when they go to use it."
For many that deploy 802.11 networks, hardware will be the way to tackle security worries. Coming to the rescue are several vendors, some of them familiar tech names and others relatively new players specializing in wireless local area network (WLAN) security.
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