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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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The New Office: A Moving Story
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper dives into the hopes and fears that come with an office move and offers up six must-have technologies for making the move easier.
Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Sprint

Mobility 101 - How to Achieve Higher Network Capacity
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

The 2014 Wi-Fi Challenge: Understanding and Managing Wi-Fi in Today's Mobile World
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper contains key issues to consider when trying to conquer the mobile revolution, lead by Robin Layland, principal analyst of Layland Consulting. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Extreme Networks

Does Your Hotel WiFi Suck?
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource shows just how important it is for organizations to have a rock-solid guest Wi-Fi network. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Xirrus

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.

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

Common Core, PARCC Testing, SBAC – Do these terms ring a bell? Are you Ready?
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource discusses the new academic assessment tools and how IT can adapt their wireless networks and infrastructures accordingly.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Xirrus

An In-Depth Guide to 802.11ac
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper takes an in-depth look at 802.11ac, the next generation of Wi-Fi technology that operates in the 5GHz spectrum.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Xirrus

Is your Wi-Fi Network Ready for Online Testing?
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines how your organization can implement a wireless infrastructure for Common Core testing in schools so that your infrastructure can provide the resources that deliver the experience today's students need.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Xirrus

The ABCs of 802.11ac
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper gives you a look at the ins-and-outs of 802.11ac so that you can familiarize yourself with the technology and fully utilize it as quickly as possible.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 03 Feb 2014

Xirrus

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
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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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