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ALSO CALLED: Wireless Fidelity, WiFi
DEFINITION: Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term forcertain types of wireless local area network (WLAN) that use specifications in the 802.11 family. The term Wi-Fi was created by an organization called the Wi-Fi Alliance, which overseestests that certify product interoperability. A product thatpasses the alliance tests is given the label "Wi-Ficertified" (a registered trademark).Originally,  … 
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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

Optimize the Microsoft Lync 2013 user experience and improve return on investment
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper addresses the opportunities and challenges of deploying UC&C, plus more.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc.

Wireless Network Virtualization CRAN
sponsored by Wind River Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers an in-depth look at new prevaling wireless strategies and the current state of wireless networking. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Wind River Systems, Inc.

High Performance Open Standard Virtualization
sponsored by Wind River Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes hardware and software ingredients addressing network equipment platform needs for NFV and SDN, plus their benefits in the cloud. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Wind River Systems, Inc.

Trends in Wireless Networking for Healthcare Organisations
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Wi-Fi capabilities are endless. This white paper takes an in-depth look at wi-fi in the organization and provides key factors and uses. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

Performance optimized 802.11ac/n Dual-Radio 3x3:3access point with internal antenna option
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a network solution that was able to deliver rock solid connection even in the most high-density environments. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

Cloud-Managed Mobility Platform for Education
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the major trends impacting the education sector surrounding mobile devices and modernised infrastructures.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

Retail Shopping Has Become More Personal, Relevant and Profitable
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals a strategy that defines a cloud-based approach to personalising the retail experience for every customer.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

What’s New in VMware® Virtual SAN™
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The VMware software-defined storage strategy focuses on a set of VMware initiatives regarding local storage, shared storage, and storage and data services.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

Reference Guide: Ruckus SPoT™ Location Services API
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has become one of the most important social and technological movements in the past decade. However, its time to update legacy hardware and design a mission critical wireless LAN.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

School System Makes Move to 802.11ac Smart Wi-Fi
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: With advancements in mobile technology, it's become more important than ever to have a Wi-Fi network in place that can deal with the increase stress and traffic on the network.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Location: The New battlefield for Business & Digital Innovation
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: The shift from the physical world to the online (virtual) world has been emphasized with the emergence of mobile and social technologies.  Users are connected to the virtual world more than ever before, but at the same time still enjoy being 'offiline'.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Dealing with Density: The Move to Small-Cell Architectures
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: The expansion of mobile devices in the past decade relied heavily on innovations in the network.  The increase in traffic and stress on the network still proves to be a challenge for IT.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Home Wireless Setup 101
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores some top strategies for setting up and securing your wireless network at home.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

Global Knowledge

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

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

Optimizing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This crucial paper examines how Wi-Fi technology has become a central part of organizations today and discusses a wireless networking solution that optimize your wireless computing and enhance your overall experience without breaking the bank.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Xirrus

802.11ac: Very High Throughput
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper takes an in-depth look at 801.11AC, analyzing its capabilities, improvements and benefits to the mobile workforce. Read on to find out if this solution really is the next generation.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Improve Productivity and Enhance Collaboration with a Unified Wired and Wireless Network
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
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 Company

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

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
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WI-FI DEFINITION (continued): …  Wi-Fi certification was applicable only toproducts using the 802.11b standard. Today, Wi-Fi can apply toproducts that use any 802.11 standard. The 802.11specifications are part of an evolving set of wireless networkstandards known as the 802.11 family. The particularspecification under which a Wi-Fi network operates is calledthe "flavor" of the network. Wi-Fi has gained acceptance in manybusinesses, agencies, schools, and homes as an alternative to awired LAN. Many airports, hotels, and fast-food facilitiesoffer public access to Wi-Fi networks. These locations areknown as hot spots. Many charge … 
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