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ALSO CALLED: Wireless Fidelity, WiFi
DEFINITION: Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term forcertain types of wireless local area network (WLAN) that use specifications in the 802.11 family. The term Wi-Fi was created by an organization called the Wi-Fi Alliance, which overseestests that certify product interoperability. A product thatpasses the alliance tests is given the label "Wi-Ficertified" (a registered trademark).Originally,  … 
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Are You Ready for 802.11ac Wi-Fi?
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover how to prepare your wireless network for 802.11ac and beyond, as well as tips for determining whether your equipment can support the new standards and setting up your wired network for success.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

Fluke Networks

New Connected Experience in Vehicles Delivers Higher Productivity
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover a new connected experience designed especially for commuters, transport enterprises and public services.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Buyer's Guide to 802.11ac Wireless
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how 802.11ac, the next generation of wireless technology, can bring your Wi-Fi network back up to speed and prepare you for the future of business.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Extreme Networks

Flexible Infrastructure Solves Wireless Challenge for W Hotel Bangkok
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the W Hotel of Bangkok was able to find a reliable, flexible strategy for Wi-Fi delivery that made guests happy and reduced the management burden's placed on the hotel's IT staff.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Wireless Networking: What You Need to Know
sponsored by Fluke Networks
EGUIDE: Join networking experts Chuck Moozakis and Lee Badman to discover the benefits and challenges of implementing a high-density wireless infrastructure as well as 7 key wireless networking trends you need to be aware of.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

Fluke Networks

What You Need to Know for Successful 802.11ac Deployment
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover everything you need to know about the new 802.11ac technology and how to implement it without any headaches.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Fluke Networks

Implementing 802.11 ac - Revolution or Evolution?
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover the key benefits of 802.11ac Wi-Fi and the essential considerations when deciding to implement the new technology.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 19 Dec 2014

Fluke Networks

The Challenges of Upgrading Wi-Fi and a Roadmap to 802.11ac Success
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WEBCAST: In this part of a Wi-Fi video series, you'll discover the advantages to upgrading your 802.11n Wi-Fi to the new 802.11ac standard as well as a roadmap to successful implementation.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 3, 2015

Fluke Networks

WiFi Do's and Don’t's with Expert Tony Fortuanto
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WEBCAST: In this part of a Wi-Fi video series, Wi-Fi expert with 25 years of experience Tony Fortunato walks you through the major do's and don'ts of Wi-Fi.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 2, 2015

Fluke Networks

802.11ac Video Series - Introduction & Market Drivers
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WEBCAST: This short video is the first in a series about 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology. View it now to learn how 802.11ac technology is taking over the Wi-Fi industry.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Oct 16, 2014

Fluke Networks

A New Way to Get More Out of Your Software-Defined Network
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The VMware software-defined storage strategy focuses on a set of VMware initiatives regarding local storage, shared storage, and storage and data services.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

Computer Weekly networking case studies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
CASE STUDY: Jennifer Scott and Steve Evans discover what made the winning entries stand out from the crowd in the 2014 Computer Weekly European Awards for networking.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

What's New in Wireless Networking and 802.11?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines the ins-and-outs of wireless networking, discussing the current state 802.11 and what near-future developments you need to prepare for if you want to remain competitive.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Turning Application Performance in Business Information
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: In this issue of Network Evolution, find out how APM vendors are focusing on network visibility. We also explore 802.11ac's bandwidth demands and video conferencing drivers.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

SearchNetworking.com

Buyer's Guide to 802.11ac Wireless: The Time to Move is Now!
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Keeping the network up to speed is no easy task - but with wireless from 802.11ac, speed can be increased by up to three times as much as before. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Extreme Networks

Why Wi-Fi Quality is so Important to the End-user
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers an in-depth look at Wi-Fi's history, and where it's headed in the future. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

Extreme Networks

Wi-Fi Buyers Guide
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: The huge growth of mobile and BYOD is driving user's demands to rise, while networks become more dense and harder to manage.  How can a balance be found between the two?
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Extreme Networks

Extreme - IndentiFi
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast discusses wireless networking solution that allows your organization to provide your users with the wireless performance needed to seamlessly access critical applications and data, even if the workloads are media-intensive.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 3, 2014

Extreme Networks

Improve Productivity and Enhance Collaboration with a Unified Wired and Wireless Network
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explores a top-tier unifying tool and outlines how its implementation can greatly enhance your network's overall function.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

Tutorial: 5 Steps to Effective Wireless Networking in Health Care
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
EGUIDE: View this e-guide from searchHealthIT.com for 5 expert tips on how to plan, implement, and manage health care wireless networks.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Aerohive Networks

Memorial Hermann Delivers Secure, Reliable Wireless for Mission-Critical Patient Care
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn how Memorial Hermann Health System is benefiting after upgrading to a wireless network.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

Aerohive Networks

Wireless LAN Best Practices for Compliant Care
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how wireless LAN (WLAN) has become a critical part of healthcare network infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Aerohive Networks

Next-Gen WLAN: How 802.11ac Will Change Your Network Forever
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: With the IEEE 802.11ac-2013 standard approved, WLAN data rates are poised to soar to multiple-gigabit territory. This Technical Guide focuses on the WLAN's evolution and why it will soon be a viable alternative to Ethernet.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

SearchNetworking.com

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
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WI-FI DEFINITION (continued): …  Wi-Fi certification was applicable only toproducts using the 802.11b standard. Today, Wi-Fi can apply toproducts that use any 802.11 standard. The 802.11specifications are part of an evolving set of wireless networkstandards known as the 802.11 family. The particularspecification under which a Wi-Fi network operates is calledthe "flavor" of the network. Wi-Fi has gained acceptance in manybusinesses, agencies, schools, and homes as an alternative to awired LAN. Many airports, hotels, and fast-food facilitiesoffer public access to Wi-Fi networks. These locations areknown as hot spots. Many charge … 
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