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ALSO CALLED: IEEE 802.11, Wireless Ethernet Protocols, Wireless Ethernet Standards
DEFINITION: 802.11 is an evolving family of specifications for wireless local area networks (WLANs) developed by a working group of the Institute of Electrical and ElectronicsEngineers (IEEE). There are several specifications in the family and new ones are occasionally added.All the 802.11 specifications use the Ethernet protocol andCarrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA) for path sharing.  … 
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802.11ac: The Fifth Generation of Wi-Fi
sponsored by Cisco India
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is an excellent resource for learning about 802.11ac, including what it is, how it works, how it differs from 802.11n, and the impact that it can have within your enterprise.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Cisco India

802.11ac Deployment Considerations
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource examines deployment considerations for getting the most value from the first wave of 802.11ac wireless products, discussing how your organization can best reap the benefits of the latest in Wi-Fi technology.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Extreme Networks

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

Top 7 applications for 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This brief guide shows the top 7 use cases for the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi and highlights how this provides improved speed and capacity.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 May 2013

Aruba 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

Delivering Breakthrough Performance with 802.11ac
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Gain an understanding of how 802.11ac can help provide higher performance by boosting bandwidth, and dive into the technical challenges associated with this new technology.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

Ixia

Your WiFi May Not Be Ready for 11ac
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WEBCAST: This informative webcast discusses how to determine whether or not your Wi-Fi network is ready for 802.11ac and examines how you best prepare for the next generation of wireless networking.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 15, 2014

Extreme Networks

Network Purchasing Intentions 2013
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This exclusive Computer Weekly/TechTarget research ,based on a survey of over 400 European IT professionals, reveals organisations’ investment plans for networking technology.
Posted: 02 Dec 2013 | Published: 02 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Handbook: Increasing Wireless LAN Capacity: Understanding your options
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: In this tech guide, learn how to increase capacity in your enterprise wireless LAN with 802.11ac, and explore the uses of 60 GHz wireless technology in the upcoming 802.11ad standard.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 11 Sep 2013

SearchNetworking.com

802.1x - Implementing and Deploying Methods
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: You may have heard concerns or nightmare stories about 802.1X, but with the tools we have today and the method of implementation, this can be seamless in an environment and far exceeds any compliance requirements you may have.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

Underexposed risks of public Wi-Fi hotspots
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security series assess the hidden security risks of public Wi-Fi  hotspots.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Wireless LAN ITDC - Checklist #2
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Download this quick read to get an overview of technical requirements for wireless solutions, questions to ask potential vendors, and a list of vendors that have products that may meet your needs.
Posted: 22 Oct 2012 | Published: 22 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Network Evolution E-Zine: Wireless LANs and Multimedia: Matching wired network performance and quality
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: The June edition of SearchNetworking.com’s Network Evolution E-Zine outlines the three basic steps enterprises should follow when preparing for video. Uncover how to integrate these steps into your network plans and learn how to say goodbye to your troubles with video.
Posted: 01 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 May 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Five Steps to Successfully Migrate to 802.11ac
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Upgrading your network and WLANs can be a daunting task but the benefits of 802.11ac cannot be over looked. This guide offers 5 simple steps towards a successful 802.11ac migration and how it will better equip your organization.
Posted: 03 Dec 2013 | Published: 03 Dec 2013

Aruba Networks

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

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

Case Study: How Liverpool FC and Alexandra Palace successfully rolled out Wi-Fi
sponsored by Xirrus
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive guide to find out how the Liverpool Football club provides reliable, high-performing wireless access to the thousands of fans that visit their home stadium.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 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

Building High Performance Networks with 802.11ac
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes an inside look at the 802.11ac wireless networking standard, and offers tips and tactics to help you approach wired-equivalent performance per user.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Xirrus

Five Steps to Successfully Migrate to 802.11ac
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: 802.11ac is quickly becoming the definitive standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. This brief resource counts down five essential steps that will help you successfully migrate to 802.11ac.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Aruba Networks

Tackling the Top Five Network Access Control Challenges
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top five network access challenges that organizations today face and discover how a unified access control solution can provide the visibility, protection, and control you need to tackle these issues.
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Juniper Networks, 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

The Ultralight Branch
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn more about enterprise connections and how ultralight branches can help keep users connected from multiple, small locations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Aerohive Networks

The Case for Next-Generation Wireless LANs: Faster Connections and More Applications and Users
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to discover how the next generation of WLANs is creating faster connections, more applications, and a better experience for end-users.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

Brocade

Deployment Strategies for 802.11n: Key Considerations for the Next Generation of Wireless Networking
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: While 802.11n wireless networks let enterprises create a seamless working environment by combining the mobility of wireless with the performance of wired networks, the best ways for deploying 802.11n – while minimizing acquisition and operational costs – may still be unclear.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

Brocade
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802.11 DEFINITION (continued): …  The original modulation used in802.11 was phase-shift keying (PSK). However, other schemes, such as complementary code keying (CCK), are used in some of the newer specifications. The newer modulation methods provide higher data speed and reduced vulnerability to interference.The 802.11 specifications are summarized in our IEEE 802 Wireless Standards: Fast Reference.Getting started with 802.11To explore how 802.11 is used in the enterprise, here are additional resources:802.11 protocols: Learn more about the different 802.11 wireless protocols and deployment basics in this guide. Mastering 802.11n: … 
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