Aruba wants to turn the workplace into a wire-free environment

Traditionally Wi-Fi has been an add-on feature to a company’s traditional wired IT network. But as companies are leaning increasingly on wireless as their primary means of connecting to the corporate network, IT Wi-Fi supplier Aruba Networks has started asking why we should even bother with the wires: Why not just create an enterprise network solely optimized for wireless?

Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN) today unveiled Aruba Mobility-Defined Networks(TM), a new architecture for IT departments to build an all-wireless workplace designed for improved #GenMobile job satisfaction and productivity. Supporting the new architecture, Aruba also introduced five new software innovations that deliver IT granular visibility, performance optimizations and security automation to support the networking needs of highly mobile employees. To be a leader in today’s competitive business world, enterprises need their IT departments to help retain and attract #GenMobile employees. Enterprises can accomplish this by creating a truly all-wireless workplace where Wi-Fi is pervasive, guest and BYOD security are automated, office appliances are mobile-device friendly, and communications applications on mobile devices simply work better.

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