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Valet Wireless Takeover

Earlier this month, Cisco hosted an event at ARISE Charter High School in Oakland, CA to bring attention to the importance of wireless internet for education. Over 200 students went home with Valet Wireless Home Routers, to start their own wireless network at home. Here’s a brief snapshot of the event!

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8 Ways to Improve Wireless Service

Make sure your wireless LAN can support the growing number of mobile devices and the increase in complex data traffic

A wireless network delivers several advantages for small businesses: convenience (no wires!), mobility (access the network from anywhere), and cost (wireless is cheaper to set up and reconfigure than a wired LAN), among others. If you’re already a wireless user and are using it for your small business, you’ll want to take steps to manage and improve the performance. After all, the amount of complex data being transferred over networks today demands high performance—not to mention the proliferation of various  mobile devices relying on your wireless network. Read More »

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Linksys: All about the E-series

We’re kicking off November with an overview of the Linksys E-Series family of wireless home routers. Introduced in March earlier this year, the E-series routers are geared towards our tech experts and enthusiasts who want to take their home networking experience to the next level. The lineup includes the E1000 Wireless-N router, the E2000 Advanced Wireless-N router, the E2100L Advanced Wireless-N router with Linux OS, and the high-powered, dual-band E3000. All routers feature Cisco Connect software, empowering our users to know what’s happening on their networks at all times.

This streamlined product lineup sets a new precedent for simplicity, power, and performance, and makes it easy for consumers to find the right technology to fit their needs. The line also includes the Linksys AE1000, a USB adapter that provides Wireless-N technology to your PC and also maintains its own security suite with customizable settings. We’ll be posting further info and specifics on each router in the upcoming weeks so stay tuned to find which best fits your needs

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Valet: Featuring… Guest Access

Increasing popularity of smartphones, laptops, and other WiFi-enabled devices makes the ability to get online wherever you are a necessity. In public areas, there are often hotposts and other public WiFi networks, but how do you connect when at someone else’s home? And when you host guests, do you ever feel awkward giving out the password to your wireless network?

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