Project HOPE Experience the Freedom of Wi Fi

Harry Harshaw Thomas Watkins
Project Managers The Hope Center

The Vision
“Pervasive Collaborative Computing”
• Dream Network • New Engaging Communication Experiences • Next Generation Network Environment

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Dream Network
• What is our dream?
• Easy-to-deploy and use, always available, secure, scalable and manageable

• A network that is more than just a data conduit
• Integrated data, voice, and video

• Seamless peer-to-peer server based storage
• IPv4 addresses existing network challenges
• NATs, firewalls, and proxies blocking connectivity

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Wi-Fi™ Scenarios
• Anywhere, anytime secure access • Richer, engaging Communication and collaboration • Easy-media distribution • Location-aware mobile applications and services • Wi-Fi™ device ecosystem

Office

Home

Mobile
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Meet the team Pervasive Collaborative Computing enabled Kareen Deborah Stacy Lisa Donna Thomas Harry
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VPN & WiFi Today
• Warehouse
• Complete storage and inventory backup • Cost effective solution for a not-always on connection • Clear inexpensive business model

• At home
• Complete storage and inventory backup • Cost effective solution for telecommuting access • Clear inexpensive business model

• At work
• • • • Easy deployment Robust and reliable network Manageability solutions Enhanced Security; WEP, Intrusion Detection, perimeter and local firewalls

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The largest deployment of Wi-Fi
• Microsoft® Wi-Fi™ network
• • • • • • Largest enterprise deployment of Wi-Fi™ 42,000+ users across 42 countries 150+ buildings worldwide 4,360+ APs deployed 4.5 million square feet covered 10,000+ simultaneous users on corporate campus alone

• Secured using 802.1X with EAP-TLS and PEAP • Wi-Fi works for large enterprises environments and is unchallenged in SOHO locations

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VPN Wi-Fi HOPE Solution
SMC / VPN Router Cisco 2900 XL Switch

Warehouse

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802.1b Controlled

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Windows 2000 Server (Network File Server)

Hope 4 Hope 3 Hope 5

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End-User Benefits
• Network resources used in a friendly and efficient manner • Solution which increases network and personal storage space exponentially • Secure VPN solution with seamless connectivity from any location in the world • Warehouse to the corporate HQ allows realtime inventory and customer related TCP/IP related applications to traverse 9 across the network seamlessly

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Wi-Fi™ Essentials
Security
• • • • • • • Trustworthy computing Network protection from unauthorized devices Host security model even more essential Zero additional cost for account administration Holistic, real-time network monitoring Intelligent proactive alerting Load-balancing and efficient management of network

Ease-of-Deployment

Manageability

• Low-cost, extensible, dual-band triple-mode • Multi-vendor scalable • Consistent out-of-the-box user experience

Reliability

• Dependable technology • Graceful behavior under overload conditions • Spectrum etiquette
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A Thriving Wi-Fi™ Ecosystem
• Wi-Fi™ everywhere
• Management solutions for the Hope Center • Easy-to-deploy networking solution

• Wi-Fi™ devices
• Extensible that protect customer investments • Mobile devices, infrastructure are expanding

• Engaging communication experiences
• Real-time communications & collaboration • Content distribution

• Rich operating system capabilities XP
• Easy for users

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Hope Center 2003

Comprehensive XP Platform Integrated Solution

Broad set of standard features to rapidly build secure network

Cost-effectively deploy, integrate and manage network

Extensible Architecture

Easy to enhance, modify and extend to meet the Hope Center’s needs

Windows® Wi-Fi™ Roadmap
Today Next
• Secure hotspot sign-in, unified provisioning & discoverability • Built-in Wi-Fi™ support • Auto-configuration • Second-generation wireless security • Native 802.11
• • • Adaptive power management AV streaming (TGe?) 802.11 TGi

Future
• Self-organizing wireless broadband mesh • Fast seamless wireless roaming across media • Smarter applications adapt to latency, bandwidth, location

• PAN support • Comprehensive wireless security • Authentication Server • Certificate Authority • Directory Service • Wi-Fi™/WWAN Roaming

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Call to Action
• Enterprise Network Managers
• Deploy and enable Wi-Fi™ roaming

• Service Providers
• Hotspots everywhere • Explore synergies with cellular data networks • Standard-based solutions that allow roaming across domains

• Device Manufacturers
• Implement IEEE standards:
• Dual-band triple-mode everywhere (802.11a/b/g) • Up-to-date security standards (WPA, 802.11i) • Power and spectrum etiquette (802.11h)

• Build to native 802.11 support in OS • Industry self-regulation on unlicensed spectrum etiquette

• Software Developers
• Innovate new collaborative mobile experiences • Build network-aware applications
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Conclusions
• • Wi-Fi™ is coming of age
• • • • It is secure. Go deploy! Infrastructure, electronics, and mobile devices Windows® Native 802.11 enables low-cost designs Focus on ease-of-deployment and manageability

Wi-Fi™ is a great opportunity to innovate

The Hope Center is committed to the Wi-Fi™ wave
• • • Commitment to standards efforts Best-of-breed support in Windows® operating systems Let us hear from you and work together!

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References
• Web Resources
www.microsoft.com/wi-fi www.microsoft.com/wireless www.microsoft.com/hwdev/tech/network/wireless www.microsoft.com/ipv6 www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/devices/gateway

• Send us your feedback
Harry Harshaw Thomas Watkins h_harshaw@yahoo.com watkins77@comcast.net

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Thank You
• Professor K. Wright • • • • Deborah Durham (Hope Center Director) All the Hope Center Staff DeVry University Everyone who made this possible

Your potential. Our passion. Building the Future together .

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