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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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How to Monetize IoT: Unlock Real Revenue Potential
sponsored by Aeris
WHITE PAPER: Explore the monetization of IoT with a cloud-based IoT platform that facilitates M2M communications, delivers flexibility and agility, adapts to any business model or ongoing digital transformation, and more.
Posted: 02 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017

Aeris

Retail CIO Infographic: SD-WAN by the Numbers
sponsored by TELoIP Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Whether your goal is to support connectivity for end or business users, you cannot afford to let downtime affect your bottom line. Using retail as an example, this infographic reveals how to elevate performance while controlling IT costs with SD-WAN-as-a-Service.
Posted: 24 Jul 2017 | Published: 24 Jul 2017

TELoIP Inc.

Getting the Most out of Your Wi-Fi Network
sponsored by Ekahau
EGUIDE: On the hunt for a wireless network management tool? Nolan Greene, analyst at IDC, cautions that the most important features to assess in wireless network management depend on the use case. Learn more about what Greene and other analysts think about managing wireless networks today in this expert e-guide.
Posted: 30 Jun 2017 | Published: 26 Jun 2017

Ekahau

High Capacity Wi-Fi 101
sponsored by Ekahau
RESOURCE: In this brief overview, uncover a diagram of how to plan for infrastructure placement and configuration in your Wi-Fi initiative.
Posted: 20 Jun 2017 | Published: 20 Jun 2017

Ekahau

ICT Today: Designing Wi-Fi Networks for High Capacity
sponsored by Ekahau
WHITE PAPER: Designing the Wi-Fi needed for today's users can be a daunting task if you don't know where to start.Learn how to design a high-quality Wi-Fi network that supportsthe increasing demand for capacity in this white paper.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 May 2016

Ekahau

Setting a New Quality Standard for Hotel Wi-Fi Case: Riu Hotels
sponsored by Ekahau
CASE STUDY: Learn how RIU Hotels was able to provide their hotel with the Wi-Fi needed to meet and exceed guests' expectations in this concise case study.
Posted: 09 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Ekahau

Case Study: Planning and Maintaining Business-Critical WiFi
sponsored by Ekahau
CASE STUDY: This concise case study details how Beaulieu International Group was able to meet the Wi-Fi challenges of RF environments presented.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Ekahau

Aruba Enables High-Speed Mobile UC, IoT, and Wired Connectivity
sponsored by Aruba Networks
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company that provides wireless and wired networking tools, enabled their workplace with fast, reliable Wi-Fi, mobile unified communications, secure IoT connectivity, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Aruba Networks

Unified Workgroup Communications To Boost Safety And Efficiency
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take the first step toward a safer, more successful, and more efficient business by learning about new team communications that can provide functionality like instant push-to-talk communications between connected devices, rich applications and IIoT compatibility.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Motorola, Inc.

Wi-Fi: Secure Enough for The Federal Government?
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
WHITE PAPER: As Wi-Fi continues to evolve, so does its security functionality. But is it secure enough to protect the US Federal Government? In this white paper, get a detailed, technical explanation of how modern enterprise Wi-Fi networks are secured, and whether Wi-Fi has the ability to fully protect the federal government.
Posted: 02 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

HPE and Intel® Xeon

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

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

Wi-Fi: Secure Enough for The Federal Government?
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: As Wi-Fi continues to evolve, so does its security functionality. But is it secure enough to protect the US Federal Government? In this white paper, get a detailed, technical explanation of how modern enterprise Wi-Fi networks are secured, and whether Wi-Fi has the ability to fully protect the federal government.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

HPE and Intel® Corporate

Understanding Your Wireless LAN Controllers
sponsored by Brocade
EGUIDE: With Wi-Fi now the primary, default, and often only internet access in the organization, IT managers are motivated to get the most from their wireless LANs. What's needed to optimize wireless LANs? Wireless LAN controllers. In this expert e-guide, learn how to understand and implement your wireless LAN controllers.
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Brocade

Using Wi-Fi for Primary Enterprise Access
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

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

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

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
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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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