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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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See WiFi the Way Your Users See It
sponsored by eTECH Channel
PRODUCT LITERATURE: This short product description 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

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 to improve its Wi-Fi network by implementing a new infrastructure that allowed pervasive Wi-Fi for staff and customers, as well as full visibility and control of network access.
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 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

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

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.

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

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

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

Improve Productivity and Enhance Collaboration with a Unified Wired and Wireless Network
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise
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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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