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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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