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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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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

Digital Billboard Advertising - New Life for a Classic Medium
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn more about the emerging trend of digital billboard advertising and how it can enhance responsiveness, flexibility and profits.
Posted: 02 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

Motorola, Inc.

Enterprise WLAN Infrastructure At-a-Glance
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Motorola offers a comprehensive portfolio of wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure solutions designed to enable the truly wireless enterprise, regardless of the size of your business. Read this paper to discover how Motorola products provide resiliency, security and performance equal to or greater than that of a wired network.
Posted: 02 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

Motorola, Inc.

Airports Use Network Virtualization to Consolidate and Scale Operations
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: The Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch with Supervisor Engine 720-3BXL enabled Unique at Zurich Airport to successfully implement network virtualization using MPLS VPN technology.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

802.1X: Port-Based Authentication Standard for Network Access Control (NAC)
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you discover how to implement secure wireless LAN access (WLAN) across the enterprise network.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Cisco Unified Communications: Unifying Communications Infrastructure
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Cisco's unified communications vision combines individual systems with different communications capabilities into a cohesive, powerful communications ecosystem that allows a business to revolutionize itself overnight.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

CCNA Wireless Certification
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper will describe the growing need for CCNA Wireless certification, what the CCNA Wireless certification is, its benefits, and what pre-requisites, exams, and training are required to get certified.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

WPA2 Security: Choosing the Right WLAN Authentication Method for Homes and Enterprises
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper will explore the authentication methods available with WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) and identify several important best practices to consider when deploying a wireless network at home or in the enterprise.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

The Case for an Untethered Enterprise
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to take your enterprise completely wireless by implementing the most up to date wireless technology.
Posted: 23 Oct 2008 | Published: 22 Oct 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Siemens Mobile UC - Where UC Meets Enterprise Mobility
sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications
WHITE PAPER: In response to increased employee mobility, companies are developing Unified Communications (UC) strategies and implementing UC solutions to enable a global work focus and ease employee communications problems.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Siemens Enterprise Communications

Locating Rogue 802.11n and Legacy Wireless Access Points
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the omnidirectional and unidirectional search methods for locating rogue access points to improve wireless network security.
Posted: 03 Oct 2008 | Published: 03 Oct 2008

Fluke Networks

802.11n Demystified Companion Guide
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides an overview of 802.11n-including how this new standard will deliver higher performance than existing 802.11a/b/g networks, and what network managers should do to prepare their networks to achieve the highest performance.
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 19 Sep 2008

Xirrus

Managing and Monitoring a Primary Wireless Network
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT designed a highly automated approach to managing an enterprise primary wireless LAN, with a focus on service level management and monitoring. This white paper has the details.
Posted: 12 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Intel Corporation

Wireless LANs Standards: Where Are We Now?
sponsored by Burton Group
WHITE PAPER: Not all standards are created equal. Some are technically elegant but achieve little market adoption. Others are broadly deployed.
Posted: 18 Jul 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2006

Burton Group

Fast and Cost-Effective Unified Communications for Your Business
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
BROCHURE: The Cisco Unified Wireless Network is the industry's only unified wired and wireless solution to cost-effectively address the wireless LAN (WLAN) security, deployment, management, and control issues facing enterprises. Learn more in this brochure.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Aironet 1300 Series Outdoor Access Point/Bridge
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
SOFTWARE LISTING: The Cisco® Aironet® 1300 Series Outdoor Access Point or Bridge is an 802.11g access point and bridge that provides high-speed and cost-effective wireless connectivity between multiple fixed or mobile networks and clients.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Preparing the WLAN for Voice Communications WP
sponsored by Avaya Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Companies at the cutting edge are finding it takes planning to implement effectively and that some of their assumptions about the current state of their wireless.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 May 2005

Avaya Inc.

The Universal Wireless Client: How to Simplify Mobility and Reduce the Cost of Supporting Mobile Workers
sponsored by Fiberlink Communications
WHITE PAPER: This document will explain how Fiberlink's Extend360 Agent™ can simplify secure connectivity to corporate WLANs, home wireless networks, and roaming WiFi and mobile data networks.
Posted: 05 Jun 2008 | Published: 05 Jun 2008

Fiberlink Communications

Enterprise Wireless LAN Security
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the security challenges network administrators face defining and implementing security mechanisms within diverse wired and wireless network environments.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Hudson Advisors Protects Corporate and Customer Data from Wireless Threats
sponsored by AirTight Networks, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Hudson Advisors IT team choosed AirTight's SpectraGuard Enterprise as the best WIPS and wireless performance management solution for their needs.
Posted: 16 May 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

AirTight Networks, Inc.

Dispelling Top Ten Wireless Security Myths
sponsored by AirTight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Myths about wireless security can be both dangerous and costly, this paper will revisit and debunk top ten wireless security myths.
Posted: 16 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

AirTight Networks, Inc.

SSL VPN for Secure Wireless LAN Access
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: For most deployment scenarios, an SSL VPN appliance can provide many of the features and benefits of a special purpose WLAN controller for wireless access, but at a much lower cost and with greater flexibility. This paper describes the key sell...
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

F5 Networks

Wireless Site Survey Best Practices
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides insight into best practices for executing wireless site surveys.
Posted: 24 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Fluke Networks

Cisco 2800 Series Integrated Services Routers
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
HARDWARE LISTING: The Cisco 2800 Series features the ability to deliver multiple high-quality simultaneous services at wire speed up to multiple T1/E1/xDSL connections.
Posted: 28 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Implementing a Wireless LAN
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the networking requirements and considerations for a successful WLAN implementation.
Posted: 08 Nov 2007 | Published: 13 Jul 2007

AT&T Corp
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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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