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ALSO CALLED: Wireless Fidelity, WiFi
DEFINITION: A Wi-Fi finder, also called a Wi-Fi signal finder, Wi-Fi seeker or Wi-Fi locator, is a miniature electronic device that can determine whether or not a portable computer user is within range of an access point for a wireless local area network ( WLAN ). The intent is to eliminate the need to boot up the computer and attempt to connect on a "hit-or-miss" basis.A typical Wi-Fi finder operates with the  … 
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Wi-Fi White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Avaya WLAN 9100 Series: Put Your Business-Critical Applications First
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines why upgrading your WLAN can help prevent network performance issues, and give your critical applications the bandwidth they need. Read on to learn about the features of a new WLAN solution and learn how you can reduce network costs, reduce application risk, improve visibility, and more.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

Avaya

Survey: The State of Wireless Security Today
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about what your peers are doing – or not doing – to secure the wireless infrastructure. Additional data points covered in this report include plans for cloud-managed WLANs and IT decision-maker confidence in relying on third-party hosted management.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Rethinking Network Security and Access to Meet Today's Business Demands
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines comprehensive Fortinet's Secure Access offering across 3 deployment modes, which provides the same comprehensive security in both controller-managed and cloud-managed environments. Read how this suite delivers flexibility and simplicity in both the wired and wireless network while ensuring that security is never compromised.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

5 Guidelines to Boost Productivity and Enable Unified Communications
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn 5 guidelines for enhancing UC&C in your business, including the use of unified messaging, Wi-Fi calling, and conference bridges. Read on to access these 5 tips for remote collaboration.
Posted: 19 Aug 2015 | Published: 19 Aug 2015

Polycom, Inc.

What's New in Wireless Networking and 802.11?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines the ins-and-outs of wireless networking, discussing the current state 802.11 and what near-future developments you need to prepare for if you want to remain competitive.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Buyer's Guide to 802.11ac Wireless: The Time to Move is Now!
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Keeping the network up to speed is no easy task - but with wireless from 802.11ac, speed can be increased by up to three times as much as before. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Extreme Networks

Why Wi-Fi Quality is so Important to the End-user
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers an in-depth look at Wi-Fi's history, and where it's headed in the future. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

Extreme Networks

Wi-Fi Buyers Guide
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: The huge growth of mobile and BYOD is driving user's demands to rise, while networks become more dense and harder to manage.  How can a balance be found between the two?
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Extreme Networks

Improve Productivity and Enhance Collaboration with a Unified Wired and Wireless Network
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explores a top-tier unifying tool and outlines how its implementation can greatly enhance your network's overall function.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Five steps to successfully migrate to 802.11ac
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This brief guide gives 5 guidelines to ensuring a successful migration to 802.11ac. These include auditing the current infrastructure, evaluating capacity requirements and choosing the right access points for your needs.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 May 2013

Aruba Networks

Memorial Hermann Delivers Secure, Reliable Wireless for Mission-Critical Patient Care
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn how Memorial Hermann Health System is benefiting after upgrading to a wireless network.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

Aerohive Networks

Wireless LAN Best Practices for Compliant Care
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how wireless LAN (WLAN) has become a critical part of healthcare network infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Aerohive Networks

Ixia Black Book: 802.11ac Wi-Fi Benchmarking
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Examine 802.11ac Wi-Fi test methodologies in this white paper, which provides insight into the capabilities and features that matter most.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

Ixia

Using All the Tools You can
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses the latest generation of Wi-Fi technology and how you can use these tools to get the best Wi-Fi performance possible.
Posted: 16 Jan 2014 | Published: 16 Jan 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a wireless networking solution that is designed to support a large number of end-user devices while providing high performance and connectivity. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) Key Steps to Successfully Migrate to 802.11ac
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the 5 essential steps to follow when migrating to 802.11ac WLAN, the next-generation Wi-Fi.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Jun 2013

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Optimizing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses a wireless networking solution that can boost your Wi-Fi performance, control applications and meet capacity demands where needed.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) What to expect from 802.11ac
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, explore 802.11ac, and how this evolved Wi-Fi standard has extended coverage beyond physical boundaries in the office, and offers more reliable connections no matter how many clients are trying to access the network.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Jun 2013

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Hospitality Wi-Fi
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a high-density wireless networking solution that provides wire-like connection reliability and performance to thousands of users.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

Xirrus

University Wi-Fi
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a wireless networking solution, used by higher education organizations, that was developed from the ground up for a wireless world, designed to deliver wired-like performance and consistent accessibility.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Xirrus VoWiFi
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) solution that allows enterprise-grade smartphones to operate anywhere there is sufficient wireless signal strength.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a high-density wireless networking solution that can support hundreds and even thousands of users without sacrificing performance or connectivity.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines a wireless networking solution designed specifically to support mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, allowing for your organization to provide reliable, high-performing wireless services to your mobile workforce.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper discusses a networking solution that can handle high-capacity usage without sacrificing performance or availability to provide your mobile users with the experience they demand.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Xirrus

802-11AC Demystified
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper takes an in-depth look at 802.11ac, a wireless networking solution that can help your organization meet the exploding need for greater wireless performance and accessibility.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Xirrus
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WI-FI DEFINITION (continued): …  push of a button and indicates signal strength, the network identifier ( SSID ), the channel being received and whether or not the access point uses encryption . The operating range is approximately 300 feet, although this can vary depending on the presence of electrical wiring, steel building construction or other obstructions that block the propagation of electromagnetic field s.Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term for certain types of WLAN that use specifications in the 802.11 family. Many airports, hotels and fast-food facilities offer public access to Wi-Fi networks. These locations … 
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