Cisco Waxes Wireless


Hoping to tap the potentially lucrative mobile business market, Cisco Systems
Inc.unveiled a family of wireless-networking equipment.

Based on the 802.11b wireless-networking protocol, Cisco's 'Aironet 350
Series' gear is made up of high-speed access points, bridges and client
adapters, providing a secure, wireless local-area-networking platform for
mobile-network access for business users, the company said.

Cisco expects Aironet products to hit the commercial market next month. Its
wireless-access point will carry a price of $1,499, and its wireless PC card
will cost $229.