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ALSO CALLED: Wireless Fidelity, WiFi
DEFINITION: A Wi-Fi finder, also called a Wi-Fi signal finder, Wi-Fi seeker or Wi-Fi locator, is a miniature electronic device that can determine whether or not a portable computer user is within range of an access point for a wireless local area network ( WLAN ). The intent is to eliminate the need to boot up the computer and attempt to connect on a "hit-or-miss" basis.A typical Wi-Fi finder operates with the  … 
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SB-Secure-Access-for-Retail
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When the same network is used by your shoppers and retail associates alike, it's critical that your network security is capable of detecting advanced threats to protect business assets. Discover how to segment devices and access layers across wired and wireless networks to ensure your network is secured from all access points.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Secure Access for Large Public Venues
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
RESOURCE: See how enterprises are deploying Wi-Fi for locations with large or significantly specialized needs.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Case Study: London College Discovers That Aruba Networks Wi-Fi Is As Easy To Deploy As Fitting A Plug
sponsored by Aruba Networks
CASE STUDY: Learn how one university seamlessly improved their Wi-Fi to meet the growing demands of an increasingly sophisticated user base. With significant BYOD usage colleges have their own very particular usage patterns that demand careful planning and execution.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Aruba Networks

You compete. We'll handle the network.
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Managing your network is a cumbersome task, requiring significant investments of time, effort and staff. This guide from a major network provider displays several network management solutions and how they will benefit your IT team to keep you ahead of the competition.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Verizon

Aruba Case Study: Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City
sponsored by Aruba Networks
CASE STUDY: This case study discusses how one hotel ensured that all of their customers would enjoy fast, readily available Wi-Fi.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Aruba Networks

Case Study: Theater Raises The Curtain On Guest Wi-Fi
sponsored by Aruba Networks
CASE STUDY: This case study shows how a popular theatre was able take the opportunity of a renovation to improve its Wi-Fi network, a critical need of the clients, professionals and managers there.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Aruba Networks

Case Study: Brant Community Healthcare System
sponsored by Aruba Networks
CASE STUDY: This case study shows how one healthcare facility was able to improve patient care by implement a cutting edge Wi-Fi system.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 09 May 2016

Aruba Networks

Make Your Network Futureproof With Increased Bandwidth
sponsored by Aruba Networks
RESOURCE: Discover how you can support the needs of a highly mobile workforce by increasing the bandwidth capacity for your constrained wired networks – without investing in all new Ethernet cabling – to futureproof your network infrastructure.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Aruba Networks

Wi-Fi as a Service: Is it Right for my Business?
sponsored by Rogers Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Wi-Fi has become a business essential, in-house managed networks are problematic and Wi-Fi as a Service is an end-to-end solution. In this white paper, discover how Wi-Fi as a Service can free up valuable time that your IT team currently spends on managing the day-to-day so they are able to spend more time moving the business forward.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

Rogers Communications, Inc.

Solving the Growing Complexities of Network Management: Network as a Service
sponsored by Rogers Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT teams continue to struggle to keep up with new technologies and increasing bandwidth demands are only worsening the problem. Discover how to shift your IT departments focus from day-to-day maintenance toward productivity with Network as a Service.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Rogers Communications, Inc.

Network as a Service: Benefits for Canadian Businesses
sponsored by Rogers Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: More than 200 hours are being spent by IT organizations every week on maintaining outdated network technology. Discover a new Network as a Service that delivers reliable Wi-Fi and unburdens IT from wasting time on routine maintenance chores.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

Rogers Communications, Inc.

Is Your Network Ready for the Wireless World?
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: How 'Wi-Fi aware' are you, really? Learn how Wi-Fi awareness, Wave 2 and other new Wi-Fi developments could have a major impact on your network.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

SearchNetworking.com

Supporting Wireless Infrastructure as Devices Proliferate
sponsored by Rogers Communications, Inc.
EGUIDE: Delve into an exclusive interview with Heriberto Altieri, IT Manager at the International House, as he explains how to support wireless infrastructure as devices proliferate across the network.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 17 Mar 2016

Rogers Communications, Inc.

Has the Time for Wireless Enterprise Networks Arrived?
sponsored by Rogers Communications, Inc.
EGUIDE: The demands for anywhere-access and the rollout of higher-speed Wi-Fi standards have challenged enterprises to explore the feasibility of transitioning from a wired infrastructure to an all-wireless internal network. Discover the benefits of 802.11n and 802.11ac, and get advice on WLAN planning and fortifying the wired infrastructure.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

Rogers Communications, Inc.

Wi-Fi Network Design & Optimization
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WEBCAST: Designing your Wi-Fi network is a complicated process. It will not be perfect on the first try. Optimizing your network may take many iterations. This video will enable you to cut down the amount of guesswork that goes into optimization and shorten the process.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Dec 9, 2015

Extreme Networks

5 Essential Elements of the 802.11ac Wave 2 Business Case
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WEBCAST: Wi-fi has become the primary and default communication channel for most organizations. Keeping up with traffic demands is a make or break issue. In this webcast, learn how to provide an effective network to enable maximum user productivity.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 8, 2016, 16:09 EST (21:09 GMT)

Extreme Networks

Hype or Ripe? 5 Essential Elements of the 802.11ac Wave 2 Business Case
sponsored by Extreme Networks
EBOOK: In this e-book, you will discover the five key justifications required to build a business case for investment in Wave 2 of 802.11ac. Read on to receive the benefits of this wireless technology and learn how it helps maximize end user productivity.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Mar 2016

Extreme Networks

Driving Service Efficiency and Customer Engagement with In-Store WiFi
sponsored by Earthlink.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the benefits of retail organizations offering customers reliable WiFi and floor personnel armed with tablets and appropriate apps to provide superior customer experience and convenience. Additionally, learn the 4 challenges of WiFi customer engagement and how to overcome them.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Earthlink.

No Strings Attached
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: Should a Wi-Fi Internet service become your enterprise's means for primary online access? This guide reviews the issue and factors that must be considered first.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

SearchNetworking.com

Survey: The State of Wireless Security Today
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about what your peers are doing – or not doing – to secure the wireless infrastructure. Additional data points covered in this report include plans for cloud-managed WLANs and IT decision-maker confidence in relying on third-party hosted management.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Secure Access Architecture: Complete Security for Network Access
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As companies change to adapt their network architecture to connect end devices and enable business applications, they must reconsider their approach to security and access. Access this comprehensive Solution Guide to explore 3 critical security deployment strategies in both controller-managed and cloud-managed environments.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Dimension Data and Department of PM&C G20 Case Study
sponsored by Dimension Data
VIDEO: In this case study, find out how the cloud was used to deliver a secure networking and virtual desktop to keep world leaders and media seamlessly connected, as well as ensure significant cost savings from the event.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 25 May 2015

Dimension Data

Crowd Pleaser
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: Many enterprise wireless networks were never designed for the density of devices crammed on them today. Inside, we explore the next generation of wireless infrastructure, Wave 2, and the promise of more speed and bandwidth for today's congested networks.
Posted: 02 Dec 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

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

Trends Reshaping Wireless Networking
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: This in-depth resource investigates the trends that are reshaping wireless networking to help you plan for today's mobility and connectivity needs.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

SearchNetworking.com
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WI-FI DEFINITION (continued): …  push of a button and indicates signal strength, the network identifier ( SSID ), the channel being received and whether or not the access point uses encryption . The operating range is approximately 300 feet, although this can vary depending on the presence of electrical wiring, steel building construction or other obstructions that block the propagation of electromagnetic field s.Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term for certain types of WLAN that use specifications in the 802.11 family. Many airports, hotels and fast-food facilities offer public access to Wi-Fi networks. These locations … 
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