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iPhone not to blame for Duke outage

Acording to news.co, a Duke official directly implicated the iPhone for causing network issues that knocked out parts of Duke’s wireless network. But Duke spokeswoman Tracy Futhey, in a statement Friday on the school’s Web site, said: “The reality is that a particular set of conditions made the Duke wireless network experience some minor and temporary disruptions in service. Those conditions involve our deployment of a very large Cisco-based wireless network that supports multiple network protocols.”

Cisco added that it worked closely with Duke and Apple to identify the source of this problem, and has “provided a fix that has been applied to Duke’s network and the problem has not occurred since,” according to a statement.

A Cisco representative declined to comment on the exact fix that was applied, and whether other customers will be affected by a similar problem.

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July 23, 2007 - Posted by | apple, iphone

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