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ALSO CALLED: Wireless Fidelity, WiFi
DEFINITION: A Wi-Fi finder, also called a Wi-Fi signal finder, Wi-Fi seeker or Wi-Fi locator, is a miniature electronic device that can determine whether or not a portable computer user is within range of an access point for a wireless local area network ( WLAN ). The intent is to eliminate the need to boot up the computer and attempt to connect on a "hit-or-miss" basis.A typical Wi-Fi finder operates with the  … 

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Enhanced Wi-Fi Companion: A Complete Wi-Fi Solution for Business Mobility
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Businesses that want to deploy Pocket PCs or other Windows Mobile/CE based devices on their Wi-Fi networks will benefit from a solution that incorporates the latest data security and Wi-Fi innovations, CCX certification, and a user-friendly interface in a single, complete solution without third-party supplicants.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

802-11AC Demystified
sponsored by Xirrus
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

Xirrus

Keep Your Fans Engaged and Connected With Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: Watch this exclusive webcast to find out how the Liverpool Football Club provides wireless connectivity to its visiting fans.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 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

Wi-Fi Device Data Consumption Shows No Signs of Slowing Down
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

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 the 802.11ac Wi-Fi Standard
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

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

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

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

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

Hot Tips for Securing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Sophos
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

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

Understanding Mobility Trends and Mobile Usage Among Business Users
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Technology and data consumption are evolving faster than mobile networks are able to adapt; what we at iPass are calling “Mobile Darwinism.” Learn more as you explore mobility trends and mobile usage among business users.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

iPass Inc.

Wi-Fi Isn't Dead! How Wi-Fi Is Empowering Today’s Mobile Workforce
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Wi-Fi is back! Or more accurately, it never went away. Years after hearing that Wi-Fi was made obsolete by 3G and more recently 4G, Wi-Fi connectivity is increasing in importance for enterprises that support mobile employees - which is most companies today.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

iPass Inc.

Ten Steps to an Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Ensure traveling employees are productive while you control costs and security, with an enterprise mobility strategy.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

iPass Inc.

The Economics of Cooperative Control Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: The key takeaway here is that inter-AP protocols are free, but controllers are not. In a market where all enterprise-class APs cost roughly the same, removing the controller hardware and feature licensing from the equation results in an immediate and extremely significant CAPEX decrease.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

Aerohive Networks

Enabling High-Performance for Apple iPads in the Enterprise
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the specific challenges of deploying iPads in the enterprise, how to configure an iPad for a wireless land area network (WLAN), and a specific WLAN solution that offers scalable performance in a high density network -- ideal for the mobile workplace.
Posted: 05 Nov 2010 | Published: 05 Nov 2010

Aruba Networks

Wi-Fi Provides Rx for Healthcare Challenges
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at how healthcare providers are using wireless LANs creatively to improve patient care and to realize much-needed cost efficiencies. It also discusses the primary challenges health organizations face in their deployments and offers up solutions for successfully addressing them.
Posted: 29 Oct 2010 | Published: 28 Oct 2010

Aerohive Networks

A Manager's Guide to Wireless Hotspots: How to Take Advantage of Them While Protecting the Security of Your Corporate Network
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the security risks inherent in public Wi-Fi Internet access and the best ways to mitigate these risks. It also discusses the benefits of hosting a corporate hotspot of your own.
Posted: 19 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 May 2007

Motorola, Inc.

Media Mobility Delivering Ultimate Video Experiences
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Media Mobility promises a sophisticated user experience that will enable operators to dramatically increase their multi-play service bundles that integrate voice, data and video offerings.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Policy Reference Guide: Blackberry Enterprise Server
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Devices that are running the BlackBerry Application Suite can use all the IT policy rules that are associated with the supported features of the BlackBerry Application Suite.
Posted: 09 Dec 2008 | Published: 09 Dec 2008

BlackBerry

Blackberry Enterprise Solution: Security Technical Overview
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the security features of the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution and provides an overview of the BlackBerry security architecture.
Posted: 09 Dec 2008 | Published: 09 Dec 2008

BlackBerry
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