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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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WiFi Buyer's Guide
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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

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Wi-Fi Deployment in Large Venues
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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

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Innovation in Mobility: Improving the Fan Experience
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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
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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

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Case Study: How Liverpool FC and Alexandra Palace successfully rolled out Wi-Fi
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EGUIDE: Access this exclusive guide to find out how the Liverpool Football Club provides high-performing and accessible wireless connectivity to their fans at their home stadium.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

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Case Study: Liverpool FC
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WEBCAST: Watch this exclusive webcast to find out how the Liverpool Football Club provides wireless connectivity to its visiting fans.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 24, 2013

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Make your wireless network a profit center
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses a wireless network solution that supports exceptionally high densities of users with less physical equipment to worry about, providing a powerful wireless network that doesn't need to sacrifice performance.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

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Hospitality Wi-Fi
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a wireless networking tool that provides wired-like connection reliability that can support high-density usage without sacrificing performance.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

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University Wi-Fi
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a solution that provides a highly accessible and high-performing wireless network that gives your users the services they need.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

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Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
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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

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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) Key Steps to Successfully Migrate to 802.11ac
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the 5 essential steps to follow when migrating to 802.11ac WLAN, the next-generation Wi-Fi.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Jun 2013

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Optimizing Your Wireless Network
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WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses a wireless networking solution that can boost your Wi-Fi performance, control applications and meet capacity demands where needed.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

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Xirrus provides the Australian Turf Club with a High Performance Wireless Network
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WEBCAST: Access this exclusive webcast to find out how the Australian Turf Club is able to provide high performance Wi-Fi connectivity to its thousands of visitors and how you can experience similar wireless success.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 30, 2013

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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) What to expect from 802.11ac
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WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, explore 802.11ac, and how this evolved Wi-Fi standard has extended coverage beyond physical boundaries in the office, and offers more reliable connections no matter how many clients are trying to access the network.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Jun 2013

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Hospitality Wi-Fi
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a high-density wireless networking solution that provides wire-like connection reliability and performance to thousands of users.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

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University Wi-Fi
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a wireless networking solution, used by higher education organizations, that was developed from the ground up for a wireless world, designed to deliver wired-like performance and consistent accessibility.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

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Xirrus VoWiFi
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) solution that allows enterprise-grade smartphones to operate anywhere there is sufficient wireless signal strength.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

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Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a high-density wireless networking solution that can support hundreds and even thousands of users without sacrificing performance or connectivity.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

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Alcatel-Lucent Unified Access
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WEBCAST: This brief webcast examines a unified access solution that allows both wired and wireless to be one network, letting users experience high performance on both Wi-Fi and LAN, improving productivity, efficiency, and worker satisfaction.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 28, 2013

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Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines a wireless networking solution designed specifically to support mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, allowing for your organization to provide reliable, high-performing wireless services to your mobile workforce.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper discusses a networking solution that can handle high-capacity usage without sacrificing performance or availability to provide your mobile users with the experience they demand.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

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Case Study: How Liverpool FC and Alexandra Palace successfully rolled out Wi-Fi
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EGUIDE: Access this exclusive guide to find out how the Liverpool Football club provides reliable, high-performing wireless access to the thousands of fans that visit their home stadium.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

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802-11AC Demystified
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WHITE PAPER: This informative paper takes an in-depth look at 802.11ac, a wireless networking solution that can help your organization meet the exploding need for greater wireless performance and accessibility.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

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Case Study: National Exhibition Centre
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WEBCAST: Watch this exclusive webcast to find out how the National Exhibition Centre provides wireless connectivity to its thousands of visitors.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 24, 2013

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Case Study: How Liverpool FC and Alexandra Palace successfully rolled out Wi-Fi
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EGUIDE: This expert guide examines two recent wireless case studies at Liverpool FC and Alexandra palace to find out how they navigated deployment of effective and powerful Wi-Fi. Read on to learn how you can apply a similar strategy to your business to enhance your mobile and wireless environment.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

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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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