More 802.1X Support in Non-PC Devices

I called out a Kodak camera which supports 802.1X in an earlier post. Now Tandberg has a high-end video conferencing system which supports the protocol as well. Whether this can be taken as a proxy for increased corporate 802.1X demand or simply a manufacturer taking advantage of pre-built features in network stack remains to be seen. In even better news for 802.1X, this page at HP’s website claims their latest Jetdirect cards support 802.1X as well.

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  1. [...] My fellow OpenSEA colleagues Messers Oltsik and Gast have both recently pointed to the need for more 802.1X support in non-PC devices. Last year I made a post indicating that support seemed to be improving and I certainly agree that OpenSEA can help accelerate this. The iPhone is definitely a step in the other direction though. As Matthew points out, Mac OS X already has a native supplicant and the iPhone supposedly runs Mac OS X. I’m guessing this is more a matter of QA resources butting up against launch plans than anything else; my iPhone’s browser still crashes from time to time which certainly seems like a higher priority. [...]

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