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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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802-11AC Demystified
sponsored by Xirrus
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

Xirrus Delivers Seamless Wireless Experience For Hundreds of Thousands of Visitors with Mobile Devices at Saatchi Gallery
sponsored by Xirrus
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

Ensuring an Optimal Wi-Fi Experience: Best Practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

Delivering a New Wireless Standard
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper examines how your organization can significantly increase the speed of wireless connections, delivering gigabit wireless performance to bring your users' wireless experience closer to parity with wired connections.
Posted: 22 Aug 2013 | Published: 22 Aug 2013

Dell, Inc.

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
sponsored by Xirrus
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

Case study: How the NEC gained high-density Wi-Fi coverage
sponsored by Xirrus
WEBCAST: This video case study explores how the right Wi-Fi solution has allowed the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) – an event and conference venue with 2.1 million annual visitors – to provide wireless connectivity to thousands of concurrent heavy-bandwidth users.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2013

Xirrus

Drive reliable wireless performance: Customer success stories
sponsored by Xirrus
WEBCAST: This brief video introduces a high-performance wireless networking solution and examines a number of organizations that have used this strategy to centralize network management, cut costs, navigate the challenges of BYOD, and more.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Dec 27, 2012

Xirrus

Keeping Up With Network Needs: Five WLAN Questions Answered
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

Xirrus Delivers Seamless Wireless Experience For Hundreds of Thousands of Visitors with Mobile Devices at Saatchi Gallery
sponsored by Xirrus
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
sponsored by Xirrus
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
sponsored by Xirrus
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

Optimizing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Xirrus
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 802.11ac
sponsored by Xirrus
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

Building High Performance Networks with 802.11ac
sponsored by Xirrus
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

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.

Network Evolution February 2013
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
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
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
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
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
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): …  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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