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DEFINITION: Visitor-based networking (VBN) is the provision of high-speed Internet access for mobile PC users in need of temporary service in public places. A visitor-based network is most commonly established in a hotel, airport, convention center, press area, mall, university, sales center, or corporate meeting room. For years, mobile users were limited to analog dial-up connections through a PBX system or  … 
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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.

Wireless Protection for the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by AirDefense Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Growing threats could compromise wireless LAN devices at hotspots, airports, hotels and other public access networks. Learn how to enforce corporate policies & defend mobile clients from attacks that happen outside the secure enterprise per...
Posted: 26 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

AirDefense Inc.
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WIRELESS HOTSPOT SERVICES DEFINITION (continued): …  other proprietary network. Visitor-based networking goes a step further in creating a more efficient and effective work environment for them. It aims to give the on-the-go worker a productive way to temporarily connect PCs to local LANs and broadband Internet connections.A visitor-based network usually includes hardware (such as servers, hubs, and routers), telecommunications (an Internet connection), software (a browser), and service (telephone support). Virtually any Internet-based Ethernet LAN can become a visitor-based network by adding a server. The server provides the necessary layer … 
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