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Free 1-day events across North Carolina on Secure Networking and Mobility technologies with HP, Aruba, and Carolina Advanced Digital

Get a first look at the latest in secure networking and mobility technologies from Gartner quadrant-leader HP and Aruba. These one-day events hosted by Carolina Advanced Digital and HP give attendees a glimpse of what’s new and upcoming in the world of networking, security and wireless. The day includes technology updates from engineers, including a preview of new SDN apps for security and management as well as a tech update on the new 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless technology.


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Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

HP Networking, Servers, Storage, Services from Carolina Advanced Digital. Including services and products from the HP Provision, Comware, and Aruba lines.


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Carolina Advanced Digital’s official statement on HP’s acquisition of Aruba Networks

On March 2 2015, Hewlett-Packard announced that it will acquire Aruba Networks in a deal valued at $2.7 billion. This is the largest acquisition by HP since it acquired Autonomy for nearly $12 billion in 2011, and it’s no surprise to those of us who have watched HP gradually feel their way into the wireless market. Aruba will become part of the forthcoming HP Enterprise, once that portion of the company is split from its PC and printer business later this year. Hewlett Packard and Aruba are a wonderful match. Their buyer portfolios overlap, and there’s a lot of parity between the environments in which they’re deployed. For the new HP Enterprise this will provide a timely infusion of expertise and acumen – they’ll hit the ground running with momentum that will be invaluable to a viable launch in a highly competitive marketplace. Enterprise consumers can look forward to being able to plan and purchase an entire technology offering through a single manufacturer with a proven track record on networking. What does this acquisition mean for Carolina Advanced Digital and customers? Short version: this move is a positive for us, as well as our clients. Longer version… We have worked with HP Wireless since the original autonomous APs, throughout the WESM line, the Colubris acquisition’s MSM line, and Unified Wireless via their 3Com acquisition. We are newly partnered with Aruba to provide a wide range of optimally effective solutions for reliable, secure wireless. From a reseller and integrator perspective, this acquisition opens new doors and lets us offer clients a comprehensive portfolio, the benefit of better pricing in project...
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Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc. Partners with Aruba Networks, Inc. to Offer Customers a New Class of Superior Wireless Technology Products with Integrated Security

Forthcoming products will fully merge Carolina Advanced Digital’s leadership as a technology and security integrator with Aruba Networks’ best-in-class wireless networking products to offer enterprise customers a completely new catalog of innovative solutions. CARY, NC (March 3, 2015) —  Invoking the principle that the whole can exceed the sum of its parts, Carolina Advanced Digital will combine its services and design expertise in the technology and security space with Aruba Networks’ line of superior products. The new line of products from this partnership will provide a wide range of new and optimally effective solutions for customers in search of reliable, secure wireless. Carolina Advanced Digital’s combined expertise of wired, wireless and security makes the company unique in the space. The scope of their capabilities is also singular: because their engineers are trained and certified by both CWNP industry certs and vendor-specific certs – including HP, Cisco, Aruba, Meru and Juniper – they can service virtually any 802.11 WiFi project or solution. Aruba Networks is a manufacturer of enterprise class wireless LAN and edge access networking equipment used to build Wi-Fi networks. Customers include KPMG, California State University at Los Angeles, Edzan Hotels & Suites in Qatar, and China’s Dalian Wanda Group Co. On March 2, Hewlett-Packard (also a Carolina Advanced Digital partner) announced that it will acquire Aruba Networks in a deal valued at $2.7 billion. This move continues HP’s shift toward enterprise services for the wireless market. Aruba’s products are tailor-made to pair with Carolina Advanced Digital’s services: their devices are tested and certified for federal security standards, which are increasingly being adopted as standard for state and...
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