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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

Keeping Up With Network Needs: Five WLAN Questions Answered
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EGUIDE: In this E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com, wireless expert Lisa A. Phifer takes a look at the top challenges facing the WLAN environment and answers our readers' top after-implementation WLAN questions regarding issues plaguing today's network engineers.
Posted: 12 Feb 2013 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

The Tipping Point: Top Unified Communications Issues for 2012
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EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchUnifiedCommunications.com explores the top five unified communications issues organizations today are facing and how they will affect the transformation and evolution of UC for the better.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

MDM Software: Benefits of Mobile Configuration Management
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores why configuration management is one of the most important functions of a mobile device management (MDM) policy and describes what you should look for when selecting your MDM solution.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Wireless LAN ITDC - Checklist #3
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EGUIDE: This is the third piece in SearchNetworking.com's three-part guide on wireless products. This expert asset takes a deep dive into the requirements that should seal the deal in terms of final considerations when purchasing a wireless solution.
Posted: 23 Oct 2012 | Published: 23 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.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
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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
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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
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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
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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
ComputerWeekly.com

Network Rightsizing Blueprint for the Next-Generation Workplace
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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
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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.

BYOD and the new network access
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EZINE: This month's cover story, "BYOD Challenges That Lurk Beyond Network Security", discusses five specific networking challenges associated with BYOD and examines the steps organizations have taken in an attempt to handle these issues.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

SearchNetworking.com

Tech Guide: Desktop Virtualization and the Network
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EGUIDE: Discover the impact desktop virtualization and virtual desktop infrastructure have on your network.
Posted: 02 Jan 2013 | Published: 23 Feb 2012

Dell, Inc.

Computer Weekly – 6 November 2012: The business benefits of 4G
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, as the UK's first 4G mobile network goes live, we examine the benefits for business. IT security suppliers say that cross-industry collaboration is needed – but can they work together? And we take a look at the latest wireless networking technology, known as WiGig. Read the issue now.
Posted: 05 Nov 2012 | Published: 06 Nov 2012

ComputerWeekly.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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