From an unprecedented DNS outage that temporarily paralyzed the entire internet, to the evolution of federated identity for simple, secure access to Wi-Fi and applications, 2016 had its mix of growing pains and innovative steps forward. In this predictions piece, Shane Buckley, CEO of Xirrus provides insights on where [...]
Dirk Gates discusses 5 Wi-Fi networking predictions for 2017 including integrated IoT security, cloud management gaining traction, Wi-Fi and LTE co-existing and connectivity as a basic human need.
Last weekend I drove to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to drop off my elderly in-laws for a 24+ hour journey through London, England and beyond. With such a long flight ahead of them, my relatives already expected a grueling trip. Little did we know that SFO’s outdated resources [...]
Xirrus conducted a survey of more than 2,000 executives and IT pros in tech, education, finance, and healthcare industries and found that 91 percent of survey participants know that public Wi-Fi is not secure, but 89 percent of them use it anyway.
eSchool News and Xirrus have named Anne Arundel County Public Schools as the grand prize winner of their Innovate to Educate Awards program, a nationwide initiative designed to highlight the best examples of school systems using integrated technology to enhance classroom access.
Wi-Fi as a service is gaining more traction as Wi-Fi technology changes. Xirrus a vendor that offers Wi-Fi as a service to K-12 schools around the country has moved most of its network control functionality to the cloud. Oxen, a Xirrus customer, says that the Xirrus solution allows the [...]
Anne Arundel County Public Schools received a national award for a program that allow homebound students to attend school through a video conferencing robot. eSchool News and Xirrus recognized county schools for its use of technology to improve classroom access.
Christmas and New Year’s are around the corner, and while it really is the most wonderful time of the year, we all have some big considerations to make before we get to enjoy the full delight of the holidays. For instance, should you go home for Christmas or have [...]
Shane Buckley was selected as one of 30 Irish sci-tech leaders finding success in the United States.