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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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Network Infrastructure Management: Best Practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines the management of a unified, network and storage fabric and who controls FCoE switches and adapters.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Virtualization implementation and management: A network perspective
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Virtualization has become a reality in the networking world. It is vital for professionals to understand how server virtualization and networks affect each other.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Wireless network management: Expert tip
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide provides recommendations for improved wireless network management. Uncover tools that take applications into account when measuring WLAN performance and key tips for securing wireless networks for a small business.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

E-Guide: Wireless LAN access control: Managing users and their devices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide discusses methods for WLAN access control, including policy creation, device fingerprinting and integration with other network access control solutions.
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

SearchSecurity.com

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.

Can Your WLAN Keep Up With The Tablet Explosion?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EZINE: The Network Evolution predicted 2011 would be a breakout year for networking. See how far users have come in implementing innovative technology or in making traditional methods work well for them.
Posted: 06 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Ten Factors To Consider For Business Grade WLANS
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper for a list of 10 key factors to consider when creating a business grade WLAN.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Avaya

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

EX Series Ethernet Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: High-performance businesses demand a high-performance network infrastructure that provides fast, secure and reliable delivery of the applications that drive the business. Switches deployed in regional offices, campuses and data centers enable these business processes by connecting users.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

North Carolina Center for Automotive Research uses borderless network to keep engineers connected to data and services anywhere, anytime
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study demonstrates how one organization used borderless network technology to help them grow substantially in a short amount of time.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

RF Management
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: This IT decision center discusses the types of RF management offered in their wireless solutions.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Premiered: 20 Sep 2011

SearchNetworking.com

A Whirlwind Tour of Wireless Vulnerabilities
sponsored by AirMagnet
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This white paper discusses the steps you must take to ensure that your wireless network is security and how to guard against vulnerabilities.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

AirMagnet

Wireless LAN Reliability in the Unwired Enterprise
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines what it takes to maximize availability in the unwired enterprise, and explores the five elements needed to make the wireless LAN as dependable as wired Ethernet.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

5 ways to improve WLAN reliability, performance and capacity
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Learn best practices for wireless LAN design, deployment and management while discovering solutions to tackling WLAN network challenges.
Posted: 26 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 26, 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

IPv6 Enabling Your Web Environment
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the transition process from IPv4 to IPv6. Learn how to prepare Web servers, e-mail servers and supporting network, security and operations equipment, as well as which components you should IPv6-enable first.
Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | Published: 16 Jun 2011

AT&T Corp

Building Secure Wireless LANs
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a holistic view of Wi-Fi security, offering guidelines to deploy a wireless network that’s as secure as your wired one.  
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

Aerohive Networks

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.
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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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