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PHOTO: Sylvania gets Xirrus

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That’s not a Frisbee in his hand. Jon Freeman (right), area vice president of sales and marketing for Xirrus, is explaining the performance advantages of its Wi-Fi Array. The company donated the wireless networking technology – which sells for $6,000 – to PCC for its wireless networking program for degree seeking students. The array outperforms traditional single radio Access Points in high user density wireless networking environments, as found on college campuses. (From left) Art Schneider, interim dean, Business, Computer Technology and Real Estate; and Scott Quinn, faculty, Computer Information Systems, helped coordinate the donation and visit.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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