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John Halloran

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Slidecast Video - AMC Manager Software

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-09-04 21:11:14

Management software is an important piece of the equation when looking at networking equipment so you can efficiently configure your product. More importantly, once it is on the network, you'll want to have a robust way to remotely monitor and manage all of your devices, especially if you have a lot of them. A good management software can allow the network administrator to easily manage a large fleet of devices on the network from one computer remotely. Last month, Silex launched our AMC Manager software for this purpose.

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Tags: Wireless Infrastructure

Enterprise Requirements for Ethernet to Wireless Bridges

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-09-03 23:24:32

Reaching certain locations with wired network connections can be difficult and expensive. Today, wireless can connect most devices with ease; however, many devices do not have a wireless connection. Ethernet to Wireless Bridge products can allow these devices to connect to wireless networks, but many of these products are designed for home or small business use, not for the enterprise.

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Tags: Wireless Infrastructure

Konica Minolta adds Wi-Fi to Ethernet MFPs with Silex

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-08-13 23:05:23

Learn how Konica Minolta partners with Silex for wireless connectivity to offer their multi-function printers into places where running cables is difficult, inconvenient, or impossible while maintaining a high level of security and compatibility with all the same features of a wired connection.

Read about our partnership with Konica Minolta and other Silex partner case studies here:

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Tags: Bridge

Windows 10 Support for Silex USB Device Servers

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-08-07 23:30:02

Silex is proud to announce that our SX-Virtual Link software, used to connect with our popular USB Device Servers, now officially supports WIndows 10. The update is available on our SX-Virtual Link software support page

Microsoft recently released Windows 10 to the public. Silex is dedicated to providing our customers with support for the latest operating systems, and we followed Windows 10 development betas leading up to launch.

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Tags: USB over IP, Device Servers, Virtualization

AMC Manager Software for Wireless Monitoring and Control

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-07-14 17:37:16

Today, we announced our new AMC Manager Software. This makes it easy for network administrators to bulk manage a fleet of Silex products. AMC Manager monitors status, configuration changes, firmware update, and device rebooting of Silex networking products.

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Silex SX-Virtual USB SDK is not Susceptible to Fatal Vulnerability

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-06-22 20:22:28

Vulnerability Note VU#177092

KCodes NetUSB kernel driver is vulnerable to buffer overflow.

The Department of Homeland Security recently released Vulnerability Note VU#177092.

The website link and detailed information about the vulnerability can be found here:

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Tags: Uncategorized

New Serial Device Server Refresh - Dual-Band 802.11n + 802.1x

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-06-16 15:48:19

Today, we are excited to announce our new line of Serial Device Servers, the SD-300 and SD-310AN. They both offer robust and reliable networking of RS-232 Serial Devices.

Here are the highlights:

  • 10/100 Auto-sensing Ethernet
  • DB9 RS-232 Serial Port
  • Multiple Serial Port Modes for maximum flexibility and compatibility and connection to any network
  • SD-310AN also includes:
    • 802.11abgn Dual-Band Wireless
    • 802.1x security with all the popular EAP types
    • Multiple wireless modes
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Tags: Product Introduction, Device Networking, Device Servers, Medical, RS-232, Serial, Serial Server

Enable Ethernet devices with medical grade, secure Wi-Fi

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-05-21 16:45:07

Silex has momentum in the medical space with our SX-BR-4600WAN Ethernet to Wi-Fi bridge solution. Hospitals, Medical Centers, and Medical Device Manufactures have been using our solution to connect all kinds of Ethernet enabled medical devices to secure wireless networks. The SX-BR-4600WAN connects to the Ethernet port of any device, and allows it to be connected to secure, dual band, enterprise class networks which are common in medical environments.

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Tags: Wi-Fi, Wireless, Dual Band, 802.1x, Bridge, Medical, Wireless Infrastructure, sx-br-4600wan

DS-510 USB Device Server is Citrix Ready

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-05-19 15:55:08
Silex DS-510 Gigabit USB Device Server

Silex recently announced the DS-510, our newest USB Device Server. The Silex DS-510 is the newest Silex USB Device Server, and is designed to easily connect and share USB devices over a network. Printers, Scanners, Disk Drives, Card Readers, or virtually any other USB device can be now be enabled with network capability.

Top DS-510 Features:

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Tags: Product Introduction, USB over IP, citrix, Device Servers, Device Servers, Virtualization, USB Device Server, USB networking. USB over IP

Enable Polycom VVX Phones with secure Wi-Fi

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-03-24 22:21:10

Today, we announced our partnership with Polycom. Polycom is a leader in communication products including voice and video over networks. We have been working with mutual customers who want to enable their Ethernet enabled phones with secure Wi-Fi connectivity. The Silex SX-BR-4600WAN is an Ethernet to Wi-Fi bridge that is ideal for this application.

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