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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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Computer Weekly networking case studies
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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

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What's New in Wireless Networking and 802.11?
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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

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Improve Productivity and Enhance Collaboration with a Unified Wired and Wireless Network
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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

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Five steps to successfully migrate to 802.11ac
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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

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Turning Application Performance in Business Information
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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

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Tutorial: 5 Steps to Effective Wireless Networking in Health Care
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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

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Memorial Hermann Delivers Secure, Reliable Wireless for Mission-Critical Patient Care
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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

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Wireless LAN Best Practices for Compliant Care
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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

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Next-Gen WLAN: How 802.11ac Will Change Your Network Forever
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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

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Ixia Black Book: 802.11ac Wi-Fi Benchmarking
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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

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Understanding the Network Impact of 802.11ac
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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

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Using All the Tools You can
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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

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Computer Weekly – 14 January 2014: What is being said about you on social media?
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the technologies that help businesses understand what's being said about them on social media and how to react. We find out about next-generation Wi-Fi and how it can help improve mobile working. And our profile of Amazon Web Services looks at the challenges for the cloud market leader. Read the issue now.
Posted: 13 Jan 2014 | Published: 14 Jan 2014

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Thinking About Going Wireless? It's Time to Weigh the Pros and Cons
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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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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

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
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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
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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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