Duke Network Problems from Cisco, not iPhone

Earlier this week, a story came out that Duke university was having major wireless network issues and blamed the Apple iPhone.

Several parts of the story didn't quite add up, and as it turns out in a statement today, that this issue was in fact a Cisco issue:

Cisco worked closely with Duke and Apple to identify the source of this problem, which was caused by a Cisco-based network issue. Cisco has provided a fix that has been applied to Duke's network and there have been no recurrences of the problem since. We are working diligently to fully characterize the issue and will have additional information as soon as possible. Earlier reports that this was a problem with the iPhone in particular have proved to be inaccurate.

Tracy Futhey, Dukes chief information officer, reassures the Duke community that the Duke wireless network is now fully functional and the iPhone is fully operable within their environment.

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