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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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Ensuring an Optimal Wi-Fi Experience: Best Practices
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EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchNetworking.com examines the available options and best practices to boost your wireless experience.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

SearchSecurity.com

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

Xirrus

Keep Your Fans Engaged and Connected With Wireless
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WHITE PAPER: Watch this exclusive webcast to find out how the Liverpool Football Club provides wireless connectivity to its visiting fans.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

Xirrus

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

Xirrus

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

Xirrus

Case Study: National Exhibition Centre
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CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study examines how an exhibition centre is able to provide effective wireless connectivity to thousands of users during conferences, meetings and conventions.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Case Study: Liverpool FC
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WEBCAST: This informative case study discusses how Anfield, home of the historic Liverpool Football Club was able to provide high-quality Wi-Fi access to the thousands of fans that attend the team's matches. Tune in now to learn how your organisation can achieve similar results.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 23, 2013

Xirrus

Computer Weekly – 22 October 2013: How technology is making business more human
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we find out how new technologies are changing the way that businesses are run and employees are managed. Our new buyer's guide looks at the options for finance and insurance for IT and how it can help mitigate IT security risks. And we report from VMware's European user conference. Read the issue now.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Oct 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Xirrus Delivers Seamless Wireless Experience For Hundreds of Thousands of Visitors with Mobile Devices at Saatchi Gallery
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CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study describes how a world-renowned art gallery utilized a wireless networking solution that could support the hundreds of thousands of patrons that visited its facilities.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Paul Hastings Law Case Study
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WHITE PAPER: This informative case study examines how a leading international law firm utilized a wireless networking solution to gain ample bandwidth to support BYOD, with seamless management of all devices and full scalability.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Carnegie Mellon University Solved BYOD with Xirrus Wireless Arrays
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CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study examines how a global university was able to achieve wired-like speed and reliability across a wireless network and support thousands of mobile devices.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Wi-Fi Device Data Consumption Shows No Signs of Slowing Down
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses a wireless networking solution that is a continuation of the IEEE 802.11 standard that can provide a better wireless experience to more devices within your enterprise.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

Xirrus

The Art of Wi-Fi at London's Saatchi Gallery
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CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study examines how a world-renowned art gallery used a networking solution to deliver a seamless wireless experience for hundreds of thousands of visitors. Find out how you can achieve similar performance for your organization.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Optimizing Your Wireless Network
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how Wi-Fi has become an essential business facility.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Xirrus

Demystifying the 802.11ac Wi-Fi Standard
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WHITE PAPER: This infographic demonstrates a new and very high throughput Wi-Fi standard. Find out how it delivers data rates in excess of 1 Gbps in its first phase of products with future iterations planned to take performance to nearly 7Gbps.
Posted: 04 Oct 2013 | Published: 04 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Protecting Your Website With Always On SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the imperative need for always on SSL, and the steps you can take to deliver end-to-end protection for your users. It also includes detailed accounts of four organizations that are leading the way with always on SSL in a cooperative effort to make the internet more secure.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 01 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

Case Study: How Liverpool FC and Alexandra Palace successfully rolled out Wi-Fi
sponsored by Xirrus
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines two recent wireless case studies. Inside, learn how Liverpool FC and Alexandra Palace each navigated the challenges of Wi-Fi deployment and reaped the rewards of wireless.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 15 Aug 2013

Xirrus

Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
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WHITE PAPER: As the popularity of mobility grows, so do the challenges for IT. This resource explores how you can transform mobility from an IT challenge into a business opportunity by designing and managing a better wireless network.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Xirrus

Building High Performance Networks with 802.11ac
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WHITE PAPER: This resource takes an inside look at the 802.11ac wireless networking standard, and offers tips and tactics to help you approach wired-equivalent performance per user.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Xirrus

The Benefits, Challenges of Implementing Wi-Fi for Medical Device Connectivity
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
EGUIDE: The benefits that come from Wi-Fi affect many technologies, such as EMRs, monitoring, and device management. This expert guide from SearchHealthIT.com examines the proper uses of Wi-Fi in a hospital environment, detailing how to use it to your advantage.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

Aerohive Networks

CW Europe - August Edition
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: Has the 2007 assault on the Wi-Fi network of the US based TJX retail group shocked corporations enough to take note and ensure their networks are actually secure?CW Europe investigates the dip in high-profile security breaches, across the region.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

TOPICS:  Security | Wi-Fi
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Network Rightsizing Blueprint for the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a blueprint for the workplace of the future, explaining in-depth the four key characteristics of the network in a next-gen enterprise. View now to learn how to prepare for, embrace, and enjoy the many benefits of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Aruba Networks

802.11ac Migration Guide
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides the basics of 802.11ac and outlines a number of strategies and recommendations that will help you plan your 802.11ac migration. View now to learn more!
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Aruba Networks

Top 7 Applications for 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the increased performance and higher capacity that 802.11 gigabit Wi-Fi provides and outlines the top seven reasons you should use it in the enterprise. View now to learn more!
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 May 2013

Aruba Networks

Hot Tips for Securing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Everyone from the home user to the corporate enterprise needs to secure their Wi-Fi network. This white paper offers 11 tips for securing your Wi-Fi network, including encryption, password management, and more.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Sophos, Inc.
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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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