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The week that QoS in networking, aka WAN, RAN, thank you ma'am

Roundup Nokia has claimed a first by demonstrating a cloud-based radio access network (RAN) running on an operational carrier network. The demonstration was on the Orange network in Poland. The March – May 2018 trial used Nokia's AirScale Cloud RAN, and was designed to help both carrier and vendor get ready for 5G deployments. The …
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HPE: Hell yeah, those job cuts worked out great… for our investors

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is crediting the success of its Next corporate remake – as in, who should we fire Next – in helping it top expectations in its latest financial quarter. Execs at the IT goliath said Tuesday the ongoing efforts to focus its business and reduce headcount are working out better than planned, leading the …
Shaun Nichols, 23 May 2018

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Network admins: unpatched MikroTik routers are being scanned by a botnet again. Netlab360 is one of the organisations to identify increasing scans on Port 8291, and says it's associated with a new Hajime malware attack. MikroTik acknowledged the attack on Twitter: It has come to our attention that a a mass scan for open …
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Say goodbye to a chunk of that sweet Aruba payout, hedgies – judge

Hedge funds wanting a court-ordered higher share price from HP when it acquired Aruba have been dealt a blow costing them $17.3m. HP bought wireless networking supplier Aruba for $2.8bn in May 2015, paying $24.67/share. There were no other bidders and lawsuits were filed by stockholders arguing HP should have paid a higher …
Chris Mellor, 16 Feb 2018

Business as usual, says Aruba veep after Meg exits daddy HPE

"No change to Aruba" was veep Morten Illum's public verdict on the news that Meg Whitman was stepping down from the top spot at Aruba's parent company, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Aruba Networks was bought out for $3bn back in 2015, HP(E)'s biggest acquisition since the multibillion disaster that was Autonomy. As we revealed …
Gareth Corfield, 24 Nov 2017
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Aruba bugs squashed in seven-vuln splatfest

In case you missed it: there's a bunch of bad bugs in HPE's Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager. The Bugtraq post landed here Friday afternoon US time, a followup to HPE's announcement of a collection of seven CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures). HPE hasn't detailed the nature of the vulnerabilities, but they include an …
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Aruba AirWave admin? Get the latest patch

Aruba AirWave systems need patching against multiple bugs in their control interface. Posted to Full Disclosure by SEC Consult, there are two problems with the kit: an XML External Entity Injection attack; and a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. Both can be exploited remotely. In CVE-2016-8526, the XML parser used …
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Aruba OS8 lands, with APIs so non-NetAdmins can do NetAdmin jobs

First they came for the DBAs. Then they came for the storage admins. Now the software-defined networking (SDN) shock troops are coming for network administrators. Aruba's leading this charge with its new OS8, which is being billed as a “Mobile First Platform” that lets anyone capable of writing to an API wrestle a campus WLAN …
Simon Sharwood, 14 Sep 2016
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Aruba! Aruba! Patch now, patch fast!

Aruba Networks is slinging patches at a bunch of vulnerabilities in management platforms, its Aruba Instant Platform, and its proprietary ArubaOS PAPI management API. The company posted three advisories here after Google put it on a 90-day deadline, with the Chocolate Factory's Sven Blumenstein dropping a consolidated report …
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Aribba Aruba, screams HP exec, 'now we'll scalp Cisco'

Aruba execs have floated to the top of HP’s UK networking management stack, and to stay there or rise further in the wider group they’ll have to give undisputed sector daddy Cisco a bloody nose. The wireless networking firm that cost HP $3.5bn to buy was integrated recently, with Aruba old timer Bob Vickers and Andy Clark …
Paul Kunert, 27 Oct 2015
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Delhi close to issuing city-wide Wi-Fi tender

In spite of being under investigation by India's competition regulator, Google has been named among the vendors vying to build Delhi's planned city-wide Wi-Fi network. The network would ultimately need to support around 20 million devices in the city. The Economic Times has identified the Chocolate Factory as one of a laundry …
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HP's $3bn Aruba buy ‘significantly undervalues’ wireless operator

Hewlett-Packard’s proposed $3 billion purchase of wireless mobile specialist Aruba Networks is facing a legal hurdle. A case has been filed in a US court against HP, Aruba, its management and board members claiming HP’s price drastically undervalues the firm. The case (5:15-cv-01502) claims the proposed deal is unfair, …
Gavin Clarke, 20 Apr 2015
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Speaking in Tech: Tinder Plus: 4 times pricier... if you're an OVER-28 wrinkly

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise It's another episode of El Reg's best and only tech podcast with your hosts Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, they dig into HP's acquisition of Aruba, Tinder pricing for the *cough* elderly and the prospects for Google+. Their special guest this week …
Team Register, 4 Mar 2015
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Aruba rolls out cloudy enterprise Wi-Fi management system

Aruba Networks' latest Wi-Fi routers now come with a cloud service designed to stop sysadmins needing to wander the country, allowing remote monitoring and management – in exchange for an annual subscription. Aruba's access points already come with software for self-configuration, and USB sockets ready to use a cellular …
Bill Ray, 3 Oct 2013
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Aruba battles BlackBerry to protect biz from staffers' nasty iPhone apps

Aruba Networks has joined the mobile container fray with WorkSpace, providing enterprises with a secure BYOD platform which can be distributed to untrusted devices - and taking on BlackBerry and Samsung in the process. Aruba's container integrates with its existing authentication system, ClearPass, and can make use of the …
Bill Ray, 11 Apr 2013
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Aruba Networks takes to AirWave for $37m

Wireless switch specialist Aruba Networks is buying AirWave Wireless, a multi-vendor WLAN management firm, for $37m. AirWave software manages different types of wireless networks built with equipment from a variety of manufacturers including Aruba, Cisco, Motorola, HP, Avaya, 3Com, Juniper and several others. The software also …
Austin Modine, 9 Jan 2008

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