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ALSO CALLED: Dual-mode Wireless LAN, Wireless Local Area Networks, Wireless LAN
DEFINITION: A wireless LAN (or WLAN, for wireless local area network, sometimes referred to as LAWN, for local area wireless network) is one in which a mobile user can connect to a local area network (LAN) through a wireless (radio) connection. The IEEE 802.11 group of standards specify the technologies for wireless LANs. 802.11 standards use the Ethernet protocol and CSMA/CA (carrier sense multiple access with  … 
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The Top Drivers of WLAN Deployment
sponsored by Cisco
VIDEO: In a rush? Access this brief video to quickly and easily pinpoint the information you need to learn what's driving the mobile workforce, and how a WLAN deployment can help.
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 | Premiered: 23 Oct 2015


Ensuring Success with 802.11ac
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WEBCAST: This webinar outlines how to make sure your wireless network performs well with the roll out of 802.11ac. Tune in to learn about where the multi-Gigabit throughput numbers are coming from, as well as what to keep in mind when troubleshooting 802.11ac networks.
Posted: 30 Sep 2015 | Premiered: Sep 30, 2015

Fluke Networks

The Evolution of Wireless LAN Architectures
sponsored by
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Today, wireless LANs are the primary and often only network in the organization. But are you making the most of the capabilities in your contemporary WLAN architecture? Learn about the role of the control plane - and the wireless controller – in optimizing your WLAN.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 17 Apr 2015

Network Evolution University: Unified Wired and Wireless
sponsored by
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this classroom, you'll learn how enterprise network managers can build a unified access layer for wired and wireless LANs, establish unified network infrastructure to meet the needs of both wired and wireless users, and deploy network discovery and troubleshooting capabilities that span both wired and wireless access networks.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2013

Cisco Prime Network Control System 1.1
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: This free 60-day trial software of Cisco Prime Network Control System provides complete lifecycle management of wireless LANs and converged user, access, and identity management to achieve full visibility into endpoint connectivity of your mobile employees.
Posted: 02 Jul 2012 | Premiered: 22 Jun 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco CleanAir Technology
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch now to learn how you can balance anywhere, any device, any time access with the policy controls you need and also offering a high-quality end-user experience.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Premiered: Mar 2, 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

RF Management
sponsored by
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: This IT decision center discusses the types of RF management offered in their wireless solutions.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Premiered: 20 Sep 2011

5 ways to improve WLAN reliability, performance and capacity
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WEBCAST: Learn best practices for wireless LAN design, deployment and management while discovering solutions to tackling WLAN network challenges.
Posted: 26 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 26, 2011

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer
sponsored by AirMagnet
TRIAL SOFTWARE: AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer is the industry "de-facto" tool for mobile auditing and troubleshooting enterprise 802.11a/b/g/n networks. AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer solves end user WLAN issues while automatically detecting security threats and other wireless network vulnerabilities.
Posted: 08 Jun 2010 | Premiered: 15 Aug 2011

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WLAN DEFINITION (continued): …  collision avoidance) for path sharing and include an encryption method, the Wired Equivalent Privacy algorithm.High-bandwidth allocation for wireless will make possible a relatively low-cost wiring of classrooms in the United States. A similar frequency allocation has been made in Europe. Hospitals and businesses are also expected to install wireless LAN systems where existing LANs are not already in place. Using technology from the Symbionics Networks, Ltd., a wireless LAN adapter can be made to fit on a Personal Computer Memory Card Industry Association (PCMCIA) card for a laptop or notebook … 
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