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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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Does Your Hotel WiFi Suck?
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource shows just how important it is for organizations to have a rock-solid guest Wi-Fi network. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Xirrus

Networking 101: The Challenge of Scale
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast takes an in-depth look at the challenges that come with scalability within the wireless networking. Read on to learn how simple, fast, and smart 802.11ac Wi-Fi exceeds these expectations.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 3, 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

Optimize the Microsoft Lync 2013 user experience and improve return on investment
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper addresses the opportunities and challenges of deploying UC&C, plus more.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc.

Wireless Network Virtualization CRAN
sponsored by Wind River Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers an in-depth look at new prevaling wireless strategies and the current state of wireless networking. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Wind River Systems, Inc.

High Performance Open Standard Virtualization
sponsored by Wind River Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes hardware and software ingredients addressing network equipment platform needs for NFV and SDN, plus their benefits in the cloud. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Wind River Systems, Inc.

Trends in Wireless Networking for Healthcare Organisations
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Wi-Fi capabilities are endless. This white paper takes an in-depth look at wi-fi in the organization and provides key factors and uses. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

Performance optimized 802.11ac/n Dual-Radio 3x3:3access point with internal antenna option
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a network solution that was able to deliver rock solid connection even in the most high-density environments. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

Cloud-Managed Mobility Platform for Education
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the major trends impacting the education sector surrounding mobile devices and modernised infrastructures.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

Retail Shopping Has Become More Personal, Relevant and Profitable
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals a strategy that defines a cloud-based approach to personalising the retail experience for every customer.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

What’s New in VMware® Virtual SAN™
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.

Reference Guide: Ruckus SPoT™ Location Services API
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has become one of the most important social and technological movements in the past decade. However, its time to update legacy hardware and design a mission critical wireless LAN.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Kawasaki Motors and Smart Wi-Fi
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WEBCAST: In todays mobile environment, networks are expected to perform their best from anywhere, at any time.  This webcast examines how one company solved its issue of network reliability with a wireless solution that gave them reliable network capabilities within a 2million square foot manufacturing plant.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 9, 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Making Simply Better Wireless: Ruckus BeamFlex Explained
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WEBCAST: Today's Wi-Fi network is pressured more than ever to handle all types on density - from smart phones, tablets, and other devices, there's a lot that gets in wireless' way.  But what is the true distractor of Wi-Fi?  Wireless itself.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 9, 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Case Study: Manufacturing: LaBarge Coating
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
CASE STUDY: Maintaining several large manufacturing plants and storage yards to service and store hundred of miles of piping for many customers is a daunting task and a logistical nightmare.  This case study examines how one company uses a wireless solution to help control the supply chain.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

School System Makes Move to 802.11ac Smart Wi-Fi
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: With advancements in mobile technology, it's become more important than ever to have a Wi-Fi network in place that can deal with the increase stress and traffic on the network.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Best of Wi-Fi Use Cases
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WEBCAST: Wi-Fi networks are a must-have in every organization today, especially if your company has guests who need to connect frequently.  Whether it be a school, hotel, or an office, the best wireless experience is a priority.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 8, 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Location: The New battlefield for Business & Digital Innovation
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: The shift from the physical world to the online (virtual) world has been emphasized with the emergence of mobile and social technologies.  Users are connected to the virtual world more than ever before, but at the same time still enjoy being 'offiline'.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Dealing with Density: The Move to Small-Cell Architectures
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: The expansion of mobile devices in the past decade relied heavily on innovations in the network.  The increase in traffic and stress on the network still proves to be a challenge for IT.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Better Wi-Fi: An Introduction to Radio Frequency and Wi-Fi Basics
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WEBCAST: Wi-Fi systems have only become even more complex with the addition of 11ac, and networks are going to reflect that.  It's more important than ever to understand the basics of this new technology if you want it to work for you in the future.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 8, 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Home Wireless Setup 101
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores some top strategies for setting up and securing your wireless network at home.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

Global Knowledge

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

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
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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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