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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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Aruba SD-Branch Overview
sponsored by Somerville
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to take a software-defined approach to branch networks that centralizes network management in the cloud, automates network monitoring functions, increases security, and more.
Posted: 15 Jan 2020 | Published: 30 Jun 2018

Somerville

Northern Kentucky’s Largest Healthcare Provider
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
CASE STUDY: In the past, engineers for Northern Kentucky’s largest healthcare provider have always relied on popular tools to aid network planning and troubleshooting. But, as the use cases became more varied, the engineers began to find these tools lacking. In this case study, learn why they turned to 7SIGNAL’s Mobile Eye to monitor the Wi-Fi experience.
Posted: 15 Jan 2020 | Published: 15 Jan 2020

7SIGNAL

Your Wi-Fi 6 Checklist
sponsored by Cisco
RESOURCE: Wi-Fi 6, or 802.11ax, is an exciting new step for wireless LANs. Wi-Fi is the primary access method for networks, and that trend will only rise as the number of Wi-Fi devices is predicted to grow. In this infographic, learn how to get your network ready for the innovations that Wi-Fi 6 will offer.
Posted: 13 Jan 2020 | Published: 28 Feb 2019

Cisco

Architecting the Wired Campus for Increased Capacity
sponsored by Cisco
ANALYST REPORT: As enterprises transform IT to meet the growing amount of applications, networking teams are adopting technologies to better operate their networks and respond to requests quickly and efficiently. In this report, learn how to make the most of these technologies by planning for the future and making the right IT decisions.
Posted: 08 Jan 2020 | Published: 31 Aug 2019

Cisco

Are You Still Testing Your Wireless by Yesterday’s Methods?
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
WHITE PAPER: There are two big mistakes you can make with Wi-Fi. The first is never testing it. The second is measuring its performance by outdated methods. Today’s truly effective wireless management employs multiple metrics to boost performance and productivity. In this white paper, explore common mistakes and myths which can cause Wi-Fi problems.
Posted: 19 Dec 2019 | Published: 19 Dec 2019

7SIGNAL

What Could Go Wrong with Your Enterprise Network? A lot
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
WHITE PAPER: Any network team within a large enterprise knows how critical it is to business success to have continuous, fast, high-performing Wi-Fi. In this white paper, discover 7 roadblocks that can hinder the success of networks, especially within large enterprises. Also, learn how wireless network monitoring tools can help you manage these challenges.
Posted: 18 Dec 2019 | Published: 18 Dec 2019

7SIGNAL

6 Elements for a Successful WLAN Performance Test Bake-off
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
WHITE PAPER: When evaluating WLAN vendors, it’s important to try out the latest-and-greatest from leading vendors and compare end-user WLAN performance test results; after all, improving end-user Wi-Fi experience is why you are upgrading. In this white paper, uncover 6 key elements you should consider when benchmark testing your WLAN performance.
Posted: 18 Dec 2019 | Published: 18 Dec 2019

7SIGNAL

WLAN Performance Optimization: Learn to Tame that Wi-Fi Beast!
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
WHITE PAPER: As you may already know, your Wi-Fi environment is like a living creature. It changes all the time as different devices move in and around the environment. In this white paper, learn how to get the most out of your network by gaining a better understanding of your existing environment.
Posted: 17 Dec 2019 | Published: 17 Dec 2019

7SIGNAL

Should I Upgrade My WLAN?
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
WHITE PAPER: Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) have been gamechangers in the business world – making it possible to be more productive and accessible than ever before.However, frustrations quickly mount and productivity screeches to a halt when overwhelmed WLANs become sluggish. In this white paper, uncover 5 tips for optimizing your WLAN.
Posted: 17 Dec 2019 | Published: 17 Dec 2019

7SIGNAL

Are You Using These 5 Outdated Wi-Fi Testing Practices?
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
WHITE PAPER: Although Wi-Fi technology has been around for decades, it’s still not perfect. And because it’s not yet flawless, there are seemingly countless different ways that companies try to address poor wireless performance. In this white paper, uncover 5 outdated testing strategies that could be holding your Wi-Fi performance back.
Posted: 16 Dec 2019 | Published: 16 Dec 2019

7SIGNAL

What to Expect from Wi-Fi 6 Besides Speed
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
WHITE PAPER: The sixth-generation Wi-Fi is being rolled out. And while it’s sure to be faster overall, there are other much-needed updates to wireless networking that the new version will provide. In this white paper, check out an overview of Wi-Fi 6 and see what changes it will bring to wireless networking.
Posted: 13 Dec 2019 | Published: 13 Dec 2019

7SIGNAL

Wi-Fi 6 for Dummies
sponsored by Extreme Networks
EBOOK: Wi-Fi 6 is the new generation of Wi-Fi technology with a new focus on efficiency and performance. In this e-book, learn about Wi-Fi 6 efficiency enhancements as well as the real-world implications of this historic evolution of Wi-Fi technology. Also, get an introduction to the robust offering of Wi-Fi 6 access points from Extreme Networks.
Posted: 27 Nov 2019 | Published: 27 Nov 2019

Extreme Networks

What is Wireless Network Monitoring?
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
RESEARCH CONTENT: Fast, high-performing Wi-Fi is a must within any organization that depends on a solid connection for daily operations. In this research report, learn exactly what wireless network monitoring is, why wireless network monitoring (WNM) is a must to keep your organization running, and explore the benefits of it.
Posted: 09 Oct 2019 | Published: 09 Oct 2019

7SIGNAL

How to Ensure Your Company Is Ready for 5G
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: One of the newest cellular network advancements, 5G wireless technology, is on the horizon with speeds approximately 20 times faster than today's 4G cellular networks. To ensure you are prepared for 5G, download a free copy of expert guide, Creating Your 5G Game Plan, after participating in our research program.
Posted: 02 Oct 2019 | Published: 03 Dec 2019

TechTarget

Hospital Improves Operational Effectiveness with High Performance Wi-Fi
sponsored by 7SIGNAL
CASE STUDY: Akron Children's Hospital's WLAN wasn't considered reliable for hospital communications and the number of wireless devices used for medical and patient care purposes was expected to triple within 2 years. So what did they do? Learn how 7signal's Sapphire Wi-Fi Performance Management system gave hospital IT the means to improve their network.
Posted: 22 Aug 2019 | Published: 22 Aug 2019

7SIGNAL

5G: Separating fact from fiction
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: A barrage of media and marketing has spotlighted 5G technology, which has seen some success but more setbacks, according to Gartner's most recent Hype Cycle for Enterprise Networking. Find out what's really going on with the technology in our guide, Where's 5G? Not Here, which you can access after a 5-10 minute multiple choice survey.
Posted: 03 Aug 2019 | Published: 06 Sep 2019

TechTarget

Aruba Delivers LAN & Wi-Fi Performance, Security, and Reliability at CASDEN Banque Populaire's New HQ
sponsored by Aruba Networks
CASE STUDY: In this case study, find out how the CASDEN Banque Populaire met the networking demands of a new, highly virtualized working environment as they transitioned to a new headquarters, designed with high-performing connectivity, mobility, and security in mind.
Posted: 30 Apr 2019 | Published: 30 Apr 2019

Aruba Networks

5G Wireless: How you can start preparing today
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Has your organization started preparing for the adoption of 5G? Learn how you can start in our guide, 5G Wireless: Understanding the Basics, which you can access after a brief multiple-choice survey.
Posted: 03 Nov 2018 | Published: 12 Jun 2019

TechTarget

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

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

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

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

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
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