Stories by John Cox

  • Proxim bleeds more red ink

    The men who engineered a merger to create a wireless net powerhouse have resigned from Proxim’s board of directors, as the company warned it expects to post a greater than anticipated loss.

  • Nortel jumps into the wireless LAN market

    Nortel Networks’ introduction of its first wireless LAN product offerings is an interesting play by the network equipment vendor. Company executives say the idea behind the products is to extend the vendor’s wireline infrastructure family. Another way to look at it is adding an alternative form of access — wireless — to that infrastructure.

  • Citrix boosts Web-based apps access

    Citrix Systems last week unveiled features for its flagship MetaFrame software designed to give end users more tailored Web access to a range of server applications.

  • 802.11g adds to WLAN options

    Chipmaker Intersil and networking giant Cisco announced last week that they are releasing a reference design, sort of a basic recipe, for building wireless network interface cards based on the draft IEEE 802.11g standard.