In This Issue: Focus on Wireless Networking

ACCESS: Mobile Workers Remain Connected but Secure
NETWORKS: Converged Management Works Wonders
TELEPHONY: 5 Tips to Optimize Vo-Fi
REVIEW: Fluke Networks AirCheck Wi-Fi

Aug. 9, 2011  

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Avoiding a Bitter End
Supporting workers on the go requires agencies to install secure remote-access solutions

The Federal Housing Finance Agency faces the challenge of supporting a sprawling mobile workforce while maintaining security across its IT infrastructure. Remote-access and wireless solutions from Cisco Systems and Aruba Networks do the trick.

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Converged Control
Managing wired and wireless networks from a single interface creates multiple network management efficiencies for agencies

The Los Alamos National Lab in New Mexico favors a solution that eases the management of its sprawling wired and wireless networks. IT leaders hope to reduce the number of tools for managing the network from six to a single converged tool.

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Tech Tips

5 Tips for Optimizing Vo-Fi
Prepare your IT infrastructure to get the most out of Voice over Wireless

While Vo-Fi is growing in popularity across many organizations, it's important to familiarize yourself with the dos and don'ts of deployment before diving headfirst into the technology.

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Product Review

Fluke Networks AirCheck Wi-Fi Tester
This flexible tool is a must-have for IT departments that support large wireless networks

Most Wi-Fi testing tools run on notebooks, but the new AirCheck offers the convenience of a handheld tool for Wi-Fi troubleshooting. The device offers an instant view of network availability, connectivity, utilization, security settings, rogue hunting and interference.

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Security on Mobile Devices & the Cloud: Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, 10 a.m. EDT. Click here for full event details and to register.

Best Practices

GAO Offers 8 Pointers for Securing Wireless Networks: As more users go mobile, GAO recommends agencies do more to protect federal data and users — particularly at the endpoint.

Reference Guide

Mobility: Mobile technology provides collaboration and communication advantages.

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