Bluesocket Unveils New WLAN Product Portfolio.New Controllers Deliver High-performance Wireless Solution; Incorporate Secure Mobility Technology for Data and Voice Applications
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Leveraging Secure Mobility technology, the new BlueSecure Controllers give users of laptops, PDAs and other mobile devices wireless access to corporate networks and the Internet while roaming. This capability is valuable to Bluesocket customers across all of its vertical markets, including healthcare, education, hospitality and public access. Specific to the healthcare sector, the new Controllers will especially benefit those hospitals, clinics and healthcare organizations that rely on wireless networks to provide on-the-spot access to vital information, as well as public wireless access to visitors.
"Hospitality is a top priority at our organization. We offer wireless access to our patients and visitors so they feel more at home and have the convenience of accessing the Internet whenever they need to - be it for work-related activities or personal e-mail," said Scott Checkoway, information technology network engineer at Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc (NGHS NGHS North Gwinnett High School (Georgia)
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In addition to providing simple, centralized WLAN See wireless LAN.
WLAN - wireless local area network deployments - as well as intrusion detection See IDS and IPS. , worm protection and protection from unauthorized users - the new BlueSecure Controllers will provide:
* Flexible policy enforcement for role, time, VLAN See virtual LAN.
VLAN - Virtual Local Area Network , services and bandwidth/QoS activities
* Universal WLAN authentication (1) Verifying the integrity of a transmitted message. See message integrity, e-mail authentication and MAC.
(2) Verifying the identity of a user logging into a network. for diverse users and devices
* VoIP-QoS and bandwidth management Controlling the traffic flow in a network. See bandwidth manager. to prevent network contention issues
"This next evolution of BlueSecure Controllers continues to incorporate the reliable, high-performance wireless security that thousands of institutions, enterprises and public access providers have come to expect from Bluesocket," said Mads Lillelund, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. at Bluesocket. "Additionally, the Controllers support wireless devices and APs from all major vendors, while offering support for current and future 802.11 versions. This means customers won't be locked into a specific technology and won't have interoperability issues when updating their future WLAN infrastructures - a significant capability they can't find anywhere else."
The BSC-7200, generally available in April, will support WLAN networks with up to 8,000 users. The BSC-600 and BSC-1200, also available in April, as well as the BSC-5200, available in March, will support smaller networks, ranging from eight to 150 APs, offering the same high-performance to small and medium-sized businesses.
To hear more about Bluesocket's new Controller series, stop by booth #1174 at the HIMSS HIMSS Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society 2007 conference, call 866-633-3358 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1999, Bluesocket is the leader in open wireless network, security and management solutions. Its complete WLAN solution portfolio delivers trust and simplicity to increasingly complex wireless networks. Thousands of BlueSecure Controllers, Access Points, Intrusion Detection Systems This article is about the computing term. For other uses, see Burglar alarm.
An intrusion detection system (IDS) generally detects unwanted manipulations of computer systems, mainly through the Internet. and BlueView Management Systems are deployed by leading enterprises that require high quality WLAN service. Bluesocket's long-standing expertise in wireless and security has attracted a large customer base that spans enterprise, education, healthcare, government, library and public access markets. Bluesocket customers can profit from their wireless networks by protecting existing investments, maximizing ROI (Return On Investment) The monetary benefits derived from having spent money on developing or revising a system. In the IT world, there are more ways to compute ROI than Carter has liver pills (and for those of you who never heard of that expression, it means a lot). , and increasing their competitive edge. For more information, please visit http://www.bluesocket.com.
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