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DEFINITION: Wireless USB (WUSB) is a form of Universal Serial Bus ( USB ) technology that uses radio-frequency ( RF ) links rather than cables to provide the interfaces between a computer and peripherals, such as monitors, printers, external drives, head sets, MP3 players and digital cameras. The WUSB technology is based on the WiMedia ultra wideband common radio platform.WUSB allows for connections over distances  … 
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Wireless Computing Reports
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Fiber Backbone Cabling in Buildings
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn guidelines for accommodating high data growth rates, including how to ensure that backbones are designed to handle speeds of 40 or 100 Gbps. Also, see a step-by-step path to migration that allows for seamlessly supporting high-capacity wireless and other high-bandwidth applications that may emerge.
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2015


A Guide to Delivering Secure Wireless LAN
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, you will learn how to deploy comprehensive wireless security to your LAN—regardless the size of your business, your network topology, and cloud-based Wi-Fi management. Discover a WLAN portfolio that will address the Wi-Fi needs of SMBs as well as large-scale enterprises.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 02 Nov 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

The Importance of Security in Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi Infrastructure
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: In this analyst report, you will compare the capabilities of controller-based Wi-Fi against those of cloud-managed, and address the security concerns that cloud-enabled wireless presents. Get the answers to your must-ask security questions about cloud-managed Wi-Fi.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 03 Nov 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

7 Reasons to Choose a Managed Service Provider for IT Modernization
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Keeping up with rapid technological growth can put you in over your head. Access this white paper to learn why implementing alone doesn't make sense, and how a managed service provider strategy can help.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 27 Oct 2015


Prognosis for Unified Communications
sponsored by IR
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the benefits of enabling your conference calls with a voice support team, leading to fewer dropped calls and fast recovery.
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 | Published: 23 Oct 2015


Deploy and Manage Your School's Wi-Fi Network in a Snap
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to deploy and manage your school's Wi-Fi network using a simple, over-the-air configuration interface. Check out the benefits of this wireless mobile management, deliver fast LAN technology, and more.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2015


Confront the Mobility Conundrums of the Hospitality Industry
sponsored by Cisco
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper reviews one mobility management solution perfect for the hospitality industry, complete with automated and simple Wi-Fi setup and security and app management tools. Learn how to capitalize on guest and hotel staff communications on a single combined network, and more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015


The Global Market for Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource summarizes key enterprise mobility management (EMM) market trends and important solutions identified through rigorous research into various vendors, and their users.
Posted: 07 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

VMware, Inc.

Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
RESEARCH CONTENT: This research report breaks down how your enterprise can benefit from a plan to use a unified wired/WLAN access layer, and which vendors perform best.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 15 Sep 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

White Paper: BYOD Analysis using AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help networking people understand key issues of BYOD. Read on to learn best practices for supporting Wi-Fi devices, as well as specific strategies for BYOD management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Fluke Networks

Step-by-Step: Handling RF Interference Challenges
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you an in-depth look at how to identify and mitigate unexpected interference problems that can slow down your Wi-Fi network.
Posted: 22 Sep 2015 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

Fluke Networks

Toronto East General Hospital Secures Its Staff and Equipment with an Integrated Wireless Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes how Toronto East General Hospital implemented a wireless communication system that allows users to immediately communicate with each other throughout the one million-square-foot facility. Read on to uncover the benefits that this hospital experienced as a result.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2009


The Virtue of Virtual Infrastructure
sponsored by
EBOOK: Read how healthcare organizations have benefited from implementing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments, so far enjoying improved efficiency while maintaining HIPAA compliance.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

3 Key ways to measure wireless network performance
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Next generation wireless capabilities are placing new demands on the wireless network. Wireless connectivity is more important than ever as mobile device usage, including phones, laptops and tablets, continues to grow. Gain exclusive access to our e-book on trends reshaping the wireless networking market after taking part in our brief survey.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014


Understanding Wireless LAN requirements
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: A decision all leaders will make is what type of wireless LAN they implement. What can be seen as an easy decision will have a big impact on the performance and output of your employees. By taking our survey, you will help us gain insight into the purchasing process and in return, you will receive our premium content,'The Wireless LAN Report'.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014


Overview Of Near Field Communication
sponsored by
BOOK: This chapter from the book NFC Application Development for Android, offers an overview of NFC for Android developers.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 12 Aug 2013

Computer Weekly: The Rise of Home Automation
sponsored by
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at the latest developments in smart home technology and the opportunities it presents for businesses. Our new buyer's guide examines the options for setting up an enterprise app store. And we find out how in-store tracking technology could improve the retail experience for shoppers. Read the issue now.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

HetNets: Small Cells, Big Challenge
sponsored by Ixia
WEBCAST: In this brief webcast, learn why mobile operators are turning to Heterogeneous Networks (HetNets) to close the gap between cost and network capacity. With no end to mobile growth in sight, watch now to discover why HetNets may be the best choice for wireless.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2014


Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) What to expect from 802.11ac
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
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

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Creating a Mobile-Centric Organization
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover an innovative approach to designing and deploying networks that can help you support a mobile workforce while lowering costs and cutting complexity.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Sep 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Protecting Your Website With Always On SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
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
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


Simplify Network Management with New Secure and Scable Wireless Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Realizing the value of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) is only possible with a secure and flexible wireless solution in place. This resource explores the challenges of BYOD and the need for wireless connectivity in a wide range of industries, and offers guidance to help you get started.
Posted: 05 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc.

Backing up Buckeyes: Enterprise endpoint backup in an evolving-BYOD, customer-centric IT culture
sponsored by Code42
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study examines how a major American university utilized an endpoint backup solution in combination with a private cloud strategy to streamline backup management, support all mobile platforms and lower overall costs.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013


Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource outlines a smarter solution for high-density wireless networking that can scale to support thousands of simultaneous users and an ever-increasing range of wireless devices. Read on now to learn about the capabilities that make this solution a perfect fit for high-density environments.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

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WIRELESS COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): … Wireless USB (WUSB) is a form of Universal Serial Bus ( USB ) technology that uses radio-frequency ( RF ) links rather than cables to provide the interfaces between a computer and peripherals, such as monitors, printers, external drives, head sets, MP3 players and digital cameras. The WUSB technology is based on the WiMedia ultra wideband common radio platform.WUSB allows for connections over distances up to 10 feet (3 meters) at 480 Mbps (megabits per second), or up to 33 feet (10 meters) at 110 Mbps. In order to ensure security, transmissions use encryption . Like standard USB, the WUSB interface offers Plug and Play ( PnP ) compatibility as well as the ability to hot swap hardware components. WUSB is backward compatible with conventional wired USB devices.
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