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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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Wi-fi Network-Based Location Data System
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses in virtually every industry are using location data to better understand their customers and users. But contextual information is only as valuable as its accuracy. This white paper details one Wi-Fi network-based location system that can help pinpoint a user's location to within one to three meters, depending on the deployment.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

ZK Research: Multigigabit Networks Enable the Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The evolution of WiFi to 802.11ac Wave 2 is a significant step forward for wireless networks. Access this research report, from ZK Research, to learn about the new capabilities of wireless networking and enterprise mobile computing.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Secure Access for Healthcare
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
RESOURCE: The mobile revolution and IoT are bringing about an explosion of devices on healthcare networks. With Wi-Fi now at the heart of patient care, learn from the healthcare industry and discover how they achieved a secure wireless solution that performs flawlessly on the array of devices they rely on every day.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 12 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Secure Access for Retail
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
RESOURCE: The wireless network must become a springboard to exploit new technologies without adding to the security risks. This resource highlights how the retail industry can offer Wi-Fi internet to their customers without fear of security failures.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 12 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

See WiFi the Way Your Users See It
sponsored by eTECH Channel
PRODUCT LITERATURE: This short resource details the two key components of a network monitoring system focused on Wi-Fi performance. First, as a simulated user, interrogating network performance. Second, as a reporting mechanism, providing current and historical data with room-by-room analysis.
Posted: 29 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

eTECH Channel

Fix Client WiFi Quickly and Cheaply
sponsored by eTECH Channel
RESOURCE: Learn how you can repair client Wi-Fi cheaply, quickly, and reliably. By offering sophisticated monitoring and reporting, MSPs can not only prevent failures, but demonstrate the quality of service.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

eTECH Channel

Wireless Security Survey 2016
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 79% of IT pros expect an integrated security architecture to address the challenges of cybersecurity while also enabling secure network access. This survey report provides an overview of the key security challenges and trends faced by enterprise IT decision-makers in an ever-changing, globally networked ecosystem.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Insights into Networking Technologies in the Workplace: Best Practices
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: The following guidelines are designed to help organizations facilitate a connected, efficient organization. Access now to discover tips, answers, and insight to demystify networking technologies such as LAN, Wi-Fi, audio visual, and more.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 14 Jun 2016

CommScope

Wireless Security Survey 2016
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 79% of IT pros expect an integrated security architecture to address the challenges of cybersecurity while also enabling secure network access. This survey report provides an overview of the key security challenges and trends faced by enterprise IT decision-makers in an ever-changing, globally networked ecosystem.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

The Top 7 Criteria for Cloud Wi-Fi
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The vision of an all-wireless enterprise has been in sight for years, but it has finally come within grasping range. Cloud-managed Wi-Fi is the way to achieve the goals of a more agile enterprise at lower IT costs. Read on to learn about the top seven requirements to look for in cloud Wi-Fi.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Secure Premise-Managed Wireless LAN
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
RESOURCE: Discover a way to drastically simplify your access and security management by combining the management of wireless infrastructure with network security on the same platform.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 27 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

The Top 7 Criteria for Cloud Wi-Fi
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Follow this discussion of the 7 criteria you need to consider when choosing a cloud Wi-Fi solution for your all-wireless business. Cloud-managed Wi-Fi is the inevitable future of the medium, so all that's left is choosing the best provider for your business.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 25 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

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: For large public venues, poor Wi-Fi performance can be very damaging to popularity and success. Learn how these enterprises are overcoming the challenges and deploying secure, reliable Wi-Fi despite hostile environments and a large number of user expectations.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

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

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

An Essential Deployment Guide for Cisco Mobility Express Wireless Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, you will learn how to deploy a software-based controller for Cisco Mobility Express's wireless network, delivering a low cost, and feature rich Wi-Fi architecture with enterprise level WLAN capability. Read on to key into the essentials of managing all advanced settings for this network.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Cisco Systems, 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

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

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

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
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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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