This allows the customer to avoid buying more controllers as the WLAN scales, Avaya officials said. This capability for the switches and WLAN controller will emerge in the second half of 2011, they said.
In about two years, the control capability will be offered as a software CD for servers, the Avaya officials said.
Meanwhile, the VSP 9000 data center core switch Nortel unveiled at last year’s Interop is in controlled release with a handful of large customers who are testing the switch, Hackney said. It will be generally available in the second half of this year, he said.
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