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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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Wi-FiWhite Papers (View All Report Types)
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Enhanced Wi-Fi Companion: A Complete Wi-Fi Solution for Business Mobility
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Businesses that want to deploy Pocket PCs or other Windows Mobile/CE based devices on their Wi-Fi networks will benefit from a solution that incorporates the latest data security and Wi-Fi innovations, CCX certification, and a user-friendly interface in a single, complete solution without third-party supplicants.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Network Rightsizing Blueprint for the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a blueprint for the workplace of the future, explaining in-depth the four key characteristics of the network in a next-gen enterprise. View now to learn how to prepare for, embrace, and enjoy the many benefits of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Aruba Networks

802.11ac Migration Guide
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides the basics of 802.11ac and outlines a number of strategies and recommendations that will help you plan your 802.11ac migration. View now to learn more!
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Aruba Networks

Top 7 Applications for 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the increased performance and higher capacity that 802.11 gigabit Wi-Fi provides and outlines the top seven reasons you should use it in the enterprise. View now to learn more!
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 May 2013

Aruba Networks

Hot Tips for Securing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Everyone from the home user to the corporate enterprise needs to secure their Wi-Fi network. This white paper offers 11 tips for securing your Wi-Fi network, including encryption, password management, and more.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Sophos, Inc.

The Art of Teleworking
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper analyzes the teleworker's primary challenges and offers ideas for overcoming them. It highlights the advances of technology that make teleworking truly successful and of greater benefit to both teleworkers and their organizations.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Mobile Device Management Cloud Report
sponsored by Zenprise
WHITE PAPER: This quarterly report on mobile device management (MDM) cloud practices explores the latest trends surrounding the device enrollment, application usage, and security of mobile devices in the enterprise.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 10 Aug 2012

Zenprise

Mobilize to Rightsize Your Network
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how rightsizing your network can help you determine where wired network capacity can be offset with more cost-effective Wi-Fi options - helping you save money, time, and space!
Posted: 30 May 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2011

Aruba Networks

Enabling High Performance for Apple iPads in the Enterprise
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can integrate iPads into your wireless LAN, facilitating the adoption of tablets into your workplace. Start delivering scalable performance for all mobile devices, helping you create an on-demand, always available enterprise.
Posted: 30 May 2012 | Published: 20 Sep 2011

Aruba Networks

BYOD and the Wireless Revolution
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: BYOD and the wireless revolution are changing the modern enterprise – are you ready? This resource explores how to ready your network for BYOD in order to reap the most benefits while simultaneously maintaining control over your network and corporate assets.
Posted: 30 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Avaya

Understanding Mobility Trends and Mobile Usage Among Business Users
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Technology and data consumption are evolving faster than mobile networks are able to adapt; what we at iPass are calling “Mobile Darwinism.” Learn more as you explore mobility trends and mobile usage among business users.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

iPass Inc.

Wi-Fi Isn't Dead! How Wi-Fi Is Empowering Today’s Mobile Workforce
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Wi-Fi is back! Or more accurately, it never went away. Years after hearing that Wi-Fi was made obsolete by 3G and more recently 4G, Wi-Fi connectivity is increasing in importance for enterprises that support mobile employees - which is most companies today.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

iPass Inc.

It's All About U
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn how you can offer a 3G-like user experience to Wi-Fi authentication and roaming with 802.11u.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

Ruckus Wireless

Ten Steps to an Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Ensure traveling employees are productive while you control costs and security, with an enterprise mobility strategy.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

iPass Inc.

NHS Trust Enhances Healthcare with Juniper Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Belfast H&SC Trust had recognized the benefits of wireless technology, but the existing network was proving increasingly difficult to manage. A Juniper Networks Wireless LAN Portfolio pilot was deployed, proving to be a success in terms of its stability, security and manageability allowing centralized management at the touch of a button.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Yankee Group Report: Mobility Survey
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Although productivity can be hard to come by in both mobile and non-mobile environments, results from Yankee Group’s Anywhere Enterprise: 2010 U.S. Enterprise Mobility/Empowered Employee Survey, Wave 1-2 reveal the right mobile technologies provided to the right employee segments can produce a substantial uplift in productivity.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Hospital Improves Patient Care and Clinician Productivity with WLAN
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To facilitate high-quality patient care, Memorial Hospital deployed a wireless LAN to provide both data and voice access throughout the facility. The instantaneous communication and broad information access has significantly improved the quality of patient care, because it lets staff spend more time caring for patients and less time on paperwork.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

ABI Research: Mobilize Enterprise Office Communications NOW with 4G
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Ready to integrate 4G into your wireless communications strategy? 4G technologies operate on licensed spectrum allowing greater control over spectrum use and access. 4G also provides capacity and speed similar to Wi-Fi to enable demanding applications.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Sprint

The Economics of Cooperative Control Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: The key takeaway here is that inter-AP protocols are free, but controllers are not. In a market where all enterprise-class APs cost roughly the same, removing the controller hardware and feature licensing from the equation results in an immediate and extremely significant CAPEX decrease.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

Aerohive Networks

Enabling High-Performance for Apple iPads in the Enterprise
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the specific challenges of deploying iPads in the enterprise, how to configure an iPad for a wireless land area network (WLAN), and a specific WLAN solution that offers scalable performance in a high density network -- ideal for the mobile workplace.
Posted: 05 Nov 2010 | Published: 05 Nov 2010

Aruba Networks

Wi-Fi Provides Rx for Healthcare Challenges
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at how healthcare providers are using wireless LANs creatively to improve patient care and to realize much-needed cost efficiencies. It also discusses the primary challenges health organizations face in their deployments and offers up solutions for successfully addressing them.
Posted: 29 Oct 2010 | Published: 28 Oct 2010

Aerohive Networks

Incorporating Wireless into the Business Continuity Plan
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Increasingly WAN-centric enterprises make mobile equipment and services more important for business continuity. To determine the role wireless should play in an organization’s business continuity plan, IT should consider a mix of factors including type of business, physical locations and applications.
Posted: 13 Oct 2010 | Published: 13 Oct 2010

AT&T Corp

Three Steps for Creating a Mobility Strategy
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations have implemented mobility in a tactical and piecemeal manner, not realizing the gains possible from adopting a more strategic approach. This paper explains how to conduct a mobility audit, review your business activities and develop an effective mobility implementation plan.
Posted: 13 Oct 2010 | Published: 13 Oct 2010

AT&T Corp

Own the Air: Testing Aruba Networks’ Adaptive Radio Management (ARM) in a High-Density Client Environment
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Aruba commissioned Network Test to evaluate the efficiency of Adaptive Radio Management (ARM) features. Using a massive over-the-air test bed1, Network Test assessed ARM features both individually and in concert, in the latter case using strict adherence to service-level agreements as one of the key metrics.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

Aruba Networks

A Manager's Guide to Wireless Hotspots: How to Take Advantage of Them While Protecting the Security of Your Corporate Network
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the security risks inherent in public Wi-Fi Internet access and the best ways to mitigate these risks. It also discusses the benefits of hosting a corporate hotspot of your own.
Posted: 19 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 May 2007

Motorola, Inc.
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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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