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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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802.11Reports
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E-Book: Leveraging 802.11n for Increased Coverage and Performance
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: This e-book covers best practices for deploying and optimizing 802.11n to support data, voice and video applications.
Posted: 11 Oct 2010 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

SearchNetworking.com

802.11n Primer
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we will look at the basic elements of 802.11n functionality, with an emphasis on how it differs from WLAN technologies in use today. Our primary focus will be on the major methods that 802.11n uses to deliver on the claim of large increases in throughput and reliability.
Posted: 20 Sep 2010 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

Aerohive Networks

The Network Impact of 802.11n
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: With the adoption of 802.11n, concerns over the capabilities of wireless LAN technology have become concerns that affect the whole network, not just the first hop across the radio. Read this paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 20 Sep 2010 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

Aerohive Networks

Magic Quadrant: WLAN Infrastructure
sponsored by Aruba Networks
ANALYST REPORT: The ratification of the 802.11n standard provides higher-speed wireless options and a replacement for access connectivity that has traditionally been wired. Learn about Gartner's assessment of vendors for controller-based WLAN systems.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 12 Feb 2010

Aruba Networks

802.11n Technology
sponsored by Meraki
WHITE PAPER: This paper summarizes the benefits of a wireless LAN (WLAN) network for an introduction to Multiple-In Multiple-Out (MIMO) technology. Read on to learn so much more.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

Meraki

What IT Managers Need to Know About IP Surveillance
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: The video surveillance market is in the throes of transition. IP surveillance is rapidly taking over from traditional analog CCTV. Within the next three years more than half the surveillance cameras used in North America will be IP cameras, according to the research firm Frost & Sullivan. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

D-Link

How to Unify Your Wireless Architecture Without Limiting Performance or Flexibility
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: So much is happening today to give you a chance to rethink your wireless architecture. Learn what to look for in a wireless architecture that not only provides the mobility and performance today’s applications need, but also lowers your costs of operations while increasing wireless security.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 | Published: 26 Apr 2010

D-Link

How Professional Services Add Value to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Projects
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how qualified service providers can add value to RFID projects, highlights some of the planning issues and considerations that call for experienced advice, and provides guidance to the types of services available and how to differentiate service providers.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Best Practices in Authentication and Access Control
sponsored by Nevis Networks
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn how the right LAN security solution can streamline user authentication for both wired and wireless LANs.
Posted: 13 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Nevis Networks

Best Practices for Securing Your Wireless LAN
sponsored by AirMagnet
WHITE PAPER: This paper details real-world best practices needed to deploy and maintain a secure wireless network. Download this paper and learn how to effectively secure your wireless LAN by monitoring for a broad set of wireless attacks and intrusion techniques.
Posted: 14 Jun 2007 | Published: 14 Jun 2007

AirMagnet

Deploying a Wireless LAN
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Many factors must be considered when planning for a WLAN deployment. This paper provides a starting point for posing questions to WLAN equipment and service vendors.
Posted: 18 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

BlackBerry

Nortel WLAN 2300 Series Solution Brief
sponsored by Nortel Networks Corporation
PRODUCT LITERATURE: The Nortel WLAN 2300 Series is a complete 802.11 solution for enterprises wishing to deploy widespread wireless coverage for today's business, IP Telephony and converged multimedia applications.
Posted: 02 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Nortel Networks Corporation

Tired of Rogues - Solutions for Detecting & Eliminating Rogue Wireless Networks
sponsored by AirDefense Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the different types of rogue wireless devices, the risks faced by enterprises due to their proliferation and multiple approaches to detecting and mitigating them.
Posted: 26 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

AirDefense Inc.

Demystifying Wireless Network Access and 802.1X Security
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Network managers want to limit access to only authorized users and users need assurance they are accessing the right network. This paper provides insight into the typical wireless LAN client login process and 802.1X and EAP authentication processes.
Posted: 21 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

Fluke Networks
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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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