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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: 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

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

Don't Leave Your Wi-Fi Performance to Chance: Wireless Network Reliability Where It Matters Most
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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
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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

Wireless LAN ITDC - Checklist #2
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EGUIDE: Download this quick read to get an overview of technical requirements for wireless solutions, questions to ask potential vendors, and a list of vendors that have products that may meet your needs.
Posted: 22 Oct 2012 | Published: 22 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Tackling Top Wireless Challenges and Debunking Common Myths: Expert Roadmap
sponsored by ADTRAN, Inc.
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com explores the myths associated with cloud-managed WLANs and aims to help you understand what you can truly expect from these service offerings.
Posted: 17 Sep 2012 | Published: 17 Sep 2012

ADTRAN, Inc.

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
ComputerWeekly.com

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.

BYOD and the new network access
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

Bring Your Own Design: Simplifying BYOD with Ruckus Wireless
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Uncover how to use the right Wi-Fi access points (APs) in your organization to embrace the bring your own device (BYOD) movement without sacrificing the security or manageability of your wireless network.
Posted: 04 Oct 2012 | Published: 04 Oct 2012

Ruckus Wireless

The Art of Teleworking
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper analyzes the teleworker's primary challenges and offers ideas for overcoming them. It highlights the advances of technology that make teleworking truly successful and of greater benefit to both teleworkers and their organizations.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Mobile Device Management Cloud Report
sponsored by Zenprise
WHITE PAPER: This quarterly report on mobile device management (MDM) cloud practices explores the latest trends surrounding the device enrollment, application usage, and security of mobile devices in the enterprise.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 10 Aug 2012

Zenprise

Mobilize to Rightsize Your Network
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how rightsizing your network can help you determine where wired network capacity can be offset with more cost-effective Wi-Fi options - helping you save money, time, and space!
Posted: 30 May 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2011

Aruba Networks

Enabling High Performance for Apple iPads in the Enterprise
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can integrate iPads into your wireless LAN, facilitating the adoption of tablets into your workplace. Start delivering scalable performance for all mobile devices, helping you create an on-demand, always available enterprise.
Posted: 30 May 2012 | Published: 20 Sep 2011

Aruba Networks
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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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