Monthly Archives: February 2014

HP Unified Wireless : New features for R3507/R2607

The HP Unified Wireless portfolio has received a serious firmware update, the 830 and 870 seriesĀ  have been updated with release R3507P14 (830) andĀ R2607P14(870) now.

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HP Unified Wireless controller : 870 released

New high-end controller appliance Busy day today it seems for HP Networking product launches. Next to the 5900CP datacenter switch, HP has also released the 870 Unified Wireless controller today.

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Combining FCoE SAN A/B and IRF with BridgeAggregation

FCoE and BridgeAggregation Storage networks have a traditional setup of SAN A/B, which are totally separated, by a so called “air-gap”. When using FCoE, this airgap is nearly impossible to maintain (unless only storage would be passing the CNA adapter) … Continue reading

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HP releases the 5900CP: Native FC and FCOE Gateway

5900CP: a 5900 with Converged Ports It took some time, but here it is : the 5900CP, a converged FC/FCoE datacenter switch.

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HP Unified Wireless controller : Scheduled SSID enable and disable

Introduction I recently saw a question on the HP support forums if it is possible to schedule a WLAN to be online/offline using the controller:

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HP Unified Wireless controller : Basic local guest management

Next to the MSM wireless controllers, HP has the Comware based wireless controllers, which are branded “Unified Controllers” in the portfolio. There can be wireless deployments of all sizes, but any deployment will probably require some kind of Guest SSID. … Continue reading

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Comware7 IRF MAD LACP : New selection method !

Most people working with IRF will be aware of the MAD (Multiple Active (Master) Detection) process. In this article we will review the operation of MAD LACP on Comware5 and the changes in the implementation for Comware7 devices.

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