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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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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
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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

SearchNetworking.com

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

Ixia

Ixia Introduces 802.11ac WiFi
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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
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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

802.11ac: Very High Throughput
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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

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

Xirrus

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

SearchSecurity.com

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

Aerohive Networks

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

Aerohive Networks

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

Aerohive Networks

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

Aerohive Networks

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

Ruckus Wireless

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

Xirrus

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

Xirrus

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

Xirrus

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

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

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

Xirrus

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

Xirrus

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

Xirrus

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

Xirrus

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
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

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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