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ALSO CALLED: Dual-mode Wireless LAN, Wireless Local Area Networks, Wireless LAN
DEFINITION: A wireless LAN (or WLAN, for wireless local area network, sometimes referred to as LAWN, for local area wireless network) is one in which a mobile user can connect to a local area network (LAN) through a wireless (radio) connection. The IEEE 802.11 group of standards specify the technologies for wireless LANs. 802.11 standards use the Ethernet protocol and CSMA/CA (carrier sense multiple access with  … 
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Choosing Enterprise Wireless LAN Equipment
sponsored by Aruba Networks
EGUIDE: Every enterprise has its own unique blend of wireless applications, users and coverage areas. Learn how to map your needs to the right WLAN equipment for the job.
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

Aruba Networks

E-Guide: Choosing enterprise wireless LAN equipment
sponsored by NETGEAR Inc.
EGUIDE: 802.11N has solidified and a new product generation has emerged, the time is right for enterprises to pursue broader WLAN deployment. Purchases should be driven by technical requirements that map business needs onto product capabilities. To help you complete that step, we have compiled a list of common enterprise WLAN requirements.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

NETGEAR Inc.

E-Guide: Expert tips for utilizing mobile access and VDI
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
EGUIDE: Mobile devices are starting to support virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) clients, leaving many managers wondering just how practical they are.  This e-guide highlights using a mobile device as a VDI client, accessing mobile UC with virtual desktops, and uncovers top challenges you should watch for.
Posted: 03 May 2011 | Published: 03 May 2011

LogMeIn, Inc.

Network Evolution - Wired and Wireless: Can you achieve on an integrated network?
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: Read this Ezine to learn what options there are for companies having a unified architecture for their wireless networks, and what the advantages are.
Posted: 07 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

SearchNetworking.com

The Economics of Cooperative Control – Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Instead of regurgitating an architecture where costly, centralized controllers are needed, Aerohive followed the original intent of the 802.11 standard designers more closely and brought the technology to maturity. This paper explores how inter-AP protocols can execute the same functions performed by centralized controllers with lower cost.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

Aerohive Networks

Wireless LAN Management Solution Overview
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
BROCHURE: Juniper Networks Wireless LAN Management portfolio helps network managers and administrators oversee and control both the WLAN infrastructure and its mobility services.
Posted: 28 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Lights Up Commercial Buildings with High-Flying WLAN Services
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Commhub faced consecutive hurdles when it came time to select a wireless LAN system for the structure. The challenges included how to address concerns over network security,management, shared services and guest users, says Dominick Arcuri, CTO for Spot On Networks/Commhub.
Posted: 28 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

A Practical Approach to Wireless 2.0
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Have you ever seen or experienced a Wi-Fi network that was as reliable as a light switch? Me either. That brings me to the point of this whitepaper: Wireless 2.0.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

Aerohive Networks

Bring Your Own iPad to Work
sponsored by Aruba Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many CIOs face overwhelming user demand to support personal mobile devices on the WLAN. This paper reviews the issues IT organizations face when employees demand to use their personal mobile devices in the office.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Aruba Networks, Inc.

SonicWALL TZ Series
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: Factors like Web 2.0 applications, streaming video, evolving threats and new threat delivery vectors are overwhelming both the security and performance of traditional firewalls.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

Getting Your Wireless Together to Save Time, Improve Reception
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When you “cluster” standalone wireless access points, you can improve reception and roaming, strengthen security, and save many hours of technical labor—all without the expense of a wireless controller. Continue reading to learn more about clustering improvement.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How to Get Better and Faster with Wireless-N
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When will your business begin using next-generation wireless technology? Wireless-N (802.11n technology) is already in users' newer devices—laptops, desktops, IP phones, and smartphones. Continue reading to learn more about Wireless-N, it's business advantages and best practices.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Debunking the Myth of the Single-Vendor Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Read this analyst report to see why most organizations should consider a dual-vendor or multivendor solution as a viable approach to building their network.  Not only are significant cost savings achievable with no increase in network complexity, but there is also an improvement in focus on meeting business requirements.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The Convergence of Enterprise Telecom Services: BlackBerry Mobile Voice System on the Aruba Networks Wireless LAN Infrastructure
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the benefits that fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) and unified communications (UC) offer for both remote and mobile employees and for the corporate IT group, and solutions available to help implement these technologies.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

Aruba 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

PCI DSS: Next-Generation Data Security, Storage and Integrity
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: SearchSecurity.com presents a comprehensive guide to PCI DSS. Our experts cover all the angles in order to help your efforts in meeting compliance with the credit card industry’s data security standard.
Posted: 11 Oct 2010 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

SearchSecurity.com

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

KPMG Netherlands Counts on Aruba for Network Rightsizing
sponsored by Aruba Networks
CASE STUDY: KPMG realized that network edge rightsizing could provide them an opportunity to save money and make money. This case study examines why KPMG chose Aruba to meet the needs of their global enterprise, the specific solutions used and the key benefits achieved.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 08 Oct 2010

Aruba Networks

802.11n: The End of Ethernet?
sponsored by Aruba Networks
ANALYST REPORT: This report compares 802.11n to Gigabit Ethernet for use in local area network (LAN) access applications. More specifically, the report compares both technologies in six dimensions: mobility, performance, security, management, staffing, and cost.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Sep 2009

Aruba Networks

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

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. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 05 Oct 2010

Brocade

The Economics of Cooperative Control: Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the controller-based architecture was created to solve manageability, mobility (as opposed to portability), and high operational expenditure (OPEX) problems that were prevalent in autonomous (fat, thick, standalone) AP implementations.
Posted: 20 Sep 2010 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

Aerohive Networks

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
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WLAN DEFINITION (continued): …  collision avoidance) for path sharing and include an encryption method, the Wired Equivalent Privacy algorithm.High-bandwidth allocation for wireless will make possible a relatively low-cost wiring of classrooms in the United States. A similar frequency allocation has been made in Europe. Hospitals and businesses are also expected to install wireless LAN systems where existing LANs are not already in place. Using technology from the Symbionics Networks, Ltd., a wireless LAN adapter can be made to fit on a Personal Computer Memory Card Industry Association (PCMCIA) card for a laptop or notebook … 
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