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ALSO CALLED: Dual-mode Wireless LAN, Wireless Local Area Networks, Wireless LAN
DEFINITION: A wireless LAN (or WLAN, for wireless local area network, sometimes referred to as LAWN, for local area wireless network) is one in which a mobile user can connect to a local area network (LAN) through a wireless (radio) connection. The IEEE 802.11 group of standards specify the technologies for wireless LANs. 802.11 standards use the Ethernet protocol and CSMA/CA (carrier sense multiple access with  … 

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Hardworking Technology: Wave 2
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: 802.11ac wireless LAN is the industry standard and for good reason; it provides many different benefits that are improving the ways in which people connect to the internet. See this resource for more benefits of 802.11ac, and how it is transforming wireless connectivity.
Posted: 04 Oct 2018 | Published: 04 Oct 2018

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Hardworking Wi-Fi at the Heart of your Hotel
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: With 86% of guests carrying not one, but two or more mobile devices, it's incredibly important for hospitality organizations to have fast, secure, and reliable Wi-Fi. Find out how you can keep both guest users and staff connected seamlessly and securely to the WLAN.
Posted: 22 Aug 2018 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Wi-Fi for Passengers: Improving CX in the transportation industry
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Wireless connectivity is starting to play a major role in boosting the customer experience for transportation passengers. Explore the potential benefits of using an OmniAccess WLAN access point for providing mobile Wi-Fi access within transportation services.
Posted: 21 Aug 2018 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Transportation Wi-Fi Selector Report
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Find out how transportation organizations and other customer-centric businesses that cater to a distributed, mobile-first networking environment can deliver a seamless wireless experience.
Posted: 20 Aug 2018 | Published: 30 Sep 2017

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Hospitality Wi-Fi Selector Report
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to make sure you have a reliable, secure, wireless network that can keep up with guest expectations for speed and availability.
Posted: 07 Aug 2018 | Published: 30 Sep 2017

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Wi-Fi and WLAN Tools for Distributed Campus Environments
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper runs through a series of Wi-Fi tools and products from Alcatel-Lucent. Find out how you can enable reliable, continuous connectivity for users throughout your distributed campus network environment.
Posted: 31 Jul 2018 | Published: 30 Sep 2017

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Learn the 802.11ax standard
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Access a copy of our member-exclusive guide, How to prepare your WLAN for the 802.11ax standard, by completing our Wired and Wireless LAN Survey. Inside, learn: What the new 802.11ax standard offers, How to educate yourself about 802.11ax and much more.
Posted: 14 Jun 2018 | Published: 19 Oct 2018

TechTarget

Smart Meetings and Intelligent Spaces
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn about wireless and Bluetooth Low Energy technology designed to help you create seamless mobile engagement in digital workspaces for all of your users and guests.
Posted: 07 May 2018 | Premiered: May 7, 2018

Aruba Networks

Federally-Validated Network Security for Wireless Communications
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EBOOK: Find out how to take a highly secure, mobile-first approach to wireless networking with technology designed to protect highly sensitive networks like those used by the U.S. government and armed forces.
Posted: 25 Apr 2018 | Published: 31 Dec 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Microscope June 2016
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: June ezine: Think wireless Highlighting the opportunities when you package cloud services with wireless technologies to secure repeat revenue on network sales
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

MicroScope

A WLAN for Better Productivity
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a cost-effective way to update the WLAN architecture with automation and intelligence that fits modern-day use of bandwidth and mobile devices.
Posted: 03 Aug 2018 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Hardworking Networks for Wave 2
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
RESOURCE: WLANs are among the most essential network technologies in your portfolio when it comes to supporting mobile and even IoT devices. Find out how you can you can support Wave 2 Wi-Fi with 802.11ac wireless access with a WLAN designed to support mobile users with multiple devices.
Posted: 03 Aug 2018 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

WLAN Side-by-Side Comparison
sponsored by Mist Systems
RESEARCH CONTENT: Access this comparison of some of the leading WLAN offerings, including Mist, Cisco, and Aruba, so you can see which criteria fit your organization's deployment needs.
Posted: 16 Jul 2018 | Published: 16 Jul 2018

Mist Systems

4 Ways to Modernize Your Campus Network for Digital Transformation
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
RESOURCE CENTER: Discover 4 requirements wireless networks must meet in order to keep up with the demands of increasingly smart, mobile workplaces that demand always-on connectivity, scalability, and security.
Posted: 12 Jul 2018 | Published: 12 Jul 2018

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

James Cook University Re-Architects the WLAN and Ups their Access Points
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
CASE STUDY: In this case study, find out how James Cook University extended Wi-Fi to all of their 22,000 students across campus by more than doubling their access points. Plus, learn how they re-architected their WLAN to give users a better mobile experience.
Posted: 21 Jun 2018 | Published: 10 May 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Why It's Time to Retire WLAN Controllers
sponsored by Mist Systems
WHITE PAPER: The world has changed substantially since wireless LAN (WLAN) controllers were created over a decade ago. This white paper explores a Mist Learning WLAN built on a modern cloud architecture with added AI capabilities for automation, network optimization, and insight.
Posted: 23 May 2018 | Published: 23 May 2018

Mist Systems

Deploying Wi-Fi for High Density Case: Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Center
sponsored by Ekahau
CASE STUDY: This concise case study details how The Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Center was able to provide users and customers with high density wireless internet and support for real-time applications from web browsing to video streaming.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Ekahau

Seeking secure Wi-Fi
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: An issue looking at the issues around wireless networking, the dangers of advertising with some hints of verticals that are spending
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

MicroScope

Understanding Your Wireless LAN Controllers
sponsored by Brocade
EGUIDE: With Wi-Fi now the primary, default, and often only internet access in the organization, IT managers are motivated to get the most from their wireless LANs. What's needed to optimize wireless LANs? Wireless LAN controllers. In this expert e-guide, learn how to understand and implement your wireless LAN controllers.
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Brocade

Riding Wave 2
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: Making the switch to Wave 2 wireless, and 802.11ac products, will require design and other adjustments by enterprise networking pros.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

SearchNetworking.com

Maximize the Mobile Learning Experience
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: 70% of K-12 and IT administrative decision-makers said preparing students for the future workforce was one of the main drivers for adopting classroom technology. Read how to prepare your network for a digital-first classroom experience in this report.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 May 2016

Avaya

Schools Talking to Schools
sponsored by Avaya
WEBCAST: Overcoming the obstacles to deliver the modern learning demands of a smart campus. From secure BYOD to robust WiFi and comprehensive video surveillance, the IT challenges schools face to ensure smart, safe campuses are not minor. This on-demand webinar details how schools like yours seamlessly integrated new technology on a budget.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Aug 20, 2015

Avaya

Should You Upgrade to 802.11ac Wireless LAN?
sponsored by Rogers Communications, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses the questions LAN managers should ask themselves to determine if they need to upgrade to 802.11ac wireless LAN, as well as the pros and cons of doing so.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Mar 2016

Rogers Communications, Inc.

SD-WAN: Is This a Secure Line?
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: In this issue of Network Evolution, learn how software-defined WAN is helping enterprises maintain secure networks while embracing hybrid WAN architectures at the branch.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

SearchNetworking.com

Crowd Pleaser
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: Many enterprise wireless networks were never designed for the density of devices crammed on them today. Inside, we explore the next generation of wireless infrastructure, Wave 2, and the promise of more speed and bandwidth for today's congested networks.
Posted: 02 Dec 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

SearchNetworking.com
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