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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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Wireless Architecture for Improving Onsite Customer Experiences and Business Insights
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: When customers connect to your on-site Wi-Fi network, it's a huge opportunity for your business. In this white paper, learn about a platform that helps you deliver relevant content and services to your customers with real-time location statistics.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Cisco

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

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

How to Prepare your Network for 802.11AC
sponsored by Ixia
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchNetworking.com provides key recommendations for preparing your network for 802.11ac, examining the steps that your organization can take to ensure you get the most from your wireless network.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Ixia

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

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

Ixia Introduces 802.11ac WiFi
sponsored by Ixia
VIDEO: Watch this short video to learn more about a Wi-Fi solution that improves video streaming, data syncing between mobile devices and data backup.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 27 Feb 2014

Ixia

Optimizing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This crucial paper examines how Wi-Fi technology has become a central part of organizations today and discusses a wireless networking solution that optimize your wireless computing and enhance your overall experience without breaking the bank.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Xirrus

Your WiFi May Not Be Ready for 11ac
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WEBCAST: This informative webcast discusses how to determine whether or not your Wi-Fi network is ready for 802.11ac and examines how you best prepare for the next generation of wireless networking.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 15, 2014

Extreme Networks

802.11ac: Very High Throughput
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper takes an in-depth look at 801.11AC, analyzing its capabilities, improvements and benefits to the mobile workforce. Read on to find out if this solution really is the next generation.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Ruckus Wireless

WiFi Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper takes an in-depth look at the five key areas to scrutinize when considering an enterprise-grade Wi-Fi solution, analyzing everything from cost to customer support.
Posted: 13 Jan 2014 | Published: 13 Jan 2014

Extreme Networks

Wi-Fi Deployment in Large Venues
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines a Wi-Fi solution that can provide effective wireless network access for high-density areas and discusses how you can best use this Wi-Fi to drive new sources of revenue.
Posted: 10 Jan 2014 | Published: 10 Jan 2014

Extreme Networks

Innovation in Mobility: Improving the Fan Experience
sponsored by Extreme Networks
CASE STUDY: This exclusive paper examines how the New England Patriots organization was able to provide a seamless Wi-Fi service to several thousand mobile users in a densely populated area—a feat that many once thought to be impossible.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 03 Jan 2014

Extreme Networks

What to Consider When Evaluating the Move to Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
EGUIDE: This expert guide takes an in-depth look at the benefits and drawbacks of wireless connection in the enterprise, outlining helpful strategies that your organization can use to ensure a productive and satisfied mobile workforce.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Xirrus

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

Understanding the Network Impact of 802.11ac
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WEBCAST: This crucial webcast takes an in-depth look at 802.11ac and the impact it will have on your network, examining current wireless trends along with how you can best prepare your infrastructure for the next generation of Wi-Fi.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 17, 2014

Aerohive Networks

Using All the Tools You can
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses the latest generation of Wi-Fi technology and how you can use these tools to get the best Wi-Fi performance possible.
Posted: 16 Jan 2014 | Published: 16 Jan 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a wireless networking solution that is designed to support a large number of end-user devices while providing high performance and connectivity. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Xirrus
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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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