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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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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

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Case Study: Liverpool FC
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WEBCAST: Watch this exclusive webcast to find out how the Liverpool Football Club provides wireless connectivity to its visiting fans.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 24, 2013

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Make your wireless network a profit center
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses a wireless network solution that supports exceptionally high densities of users with less physical equipment to worry about, providing a powerful wireless network that doesn't need to sacrifice performance.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

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Keep Your Guests Connected With No Interruptions
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a wireless networking tool that provides wired-like connection reliability that can support high-density usage without sacrificing performance.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

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University Wi-Fi
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a solution that provides a highly accessible and high-performing wireless network that gives your users the services they need.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

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How to Make VoWiFi Work for Your Organization
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) solution that allows enterprise-grade smartphones to operate over a wireless signal, reducing cell minutes, boosting productivity and providing better separation of work and personal calls.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Oct 2013

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Demystifying 802.11ac
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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

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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

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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

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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

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Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
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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

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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 reliable, high-performing wireless access to the thousands of fans that visit their home stadium.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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