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Aruba Gets Into Wired Network Management

Jan 12, 2010, 13:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"When it comes to managing an enterprise network, should it matter whether a user is wired or wireless?

"For Aruba Networks (NASDAQ: ARUN), the answer is no. The wireless networking vendor is now integrating the management of both wired and wireless networking as part of its Airwave 7 product release -- the latest iteration in a networking management suite that previously had been tasked primarily with managing wireless networks alone.

""The networking management systems that we have were great when the office computer was hooked up to the wall, but now we have users that are roaming our halls and are coming through remote networks, " Bryan Wargo, general manager of Aruba's Airwave division, told InternetNews.com. "We really need a management system where the core DNA is mobility.""

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