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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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The Honda Center's Nonstop Digital Connectivity Fires Up Fans and Revenues
sponsored by Charter Communications
CASE STUDY: H&S Ventures manages the Honda Center, which requires a strong connectivity strategy for employees and fans. Tap on this resource to learn how the Honda Center enabled a managed Wi-Fi, Ethernet Services, PRI Voice, and Fiber Connect TV to increase speed and connectivity while improving customer experience.
Posted: 01 Mar 2018 | Published: 01 Mar 2018

Charter Communications

Designing with Ultralow-power Wi-Fi: 5 things you Need to Know to Get Started
sponsored by Telit
WHITE PAPER: In this IoT world of battery powered devices, longevity and extended stay-on power is critical and expected. In this white paper, uncover the 5 things you need to know before integrating ultra-lower-power Wi-Fi into your IoT design.
Posted: 16 Jan 2018 | Published: 16 Jan 2018


How to Monetize IoT: Unlock Real Revenue Potential
sponsored by Aeris
WHITE PAPER: Explore the monetization of IoT with a cloud-based IoT platform that facilitates M2M communications, delivers flexibility and agility, adapts to any business model or ongoing digital transformation, and more.
Posted: 02 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017


Retail CIO Infographic: SD-WAN by the Numbers
sponsored by TELoIP Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Whether your goal is to support connectivity for end or business users, you cannot afford to let downtime affect your bottom line. Using retail as an example, this infographic reveals how to elevate performance while controlling IT costs with SD-WAN-as-a-Service.
Posted: 24 Jul 2017 | Published: 24 Jul 2017


Getting the Most out of Your Wi-Fi Network
sponsored by Ekahau
EGUIDE: On the hunt for a wireless network management tool? Nolan Greene, analyst at IDC, cautions that the most important features to assess in wireless network management depend on the use case. Learn more about what Greene and other analysts think about managing wireless networks today in this expert e-guide.
Posted: 30 Jun 2017 | Published: 26 Jun 2017


High Capacity Wi-Fi 101
sponsored by Ekahau
RESOURCE: In this brief overview, uncover a diagram of how to plan for infrastructure placement and configuration in your Wi-Fi initiative.
Posted: 20 Jun 2017 | Published: 20 Jun 2017


ICT Today: Designing Wi-Fi Networks for High Capacity
sponsored by Ekahau
WHITE PAPER: Designing the Wi-Fi needed for today's users can be a daunting task if you don't know where to start.Learn how to design a high-quality Wi-Fi network that supportsthe increasing demand for capacity in this white paper.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 May 2016


Setting a New Quality Standard for Hotel Wi-Fi Case: Riu Hotels
sponsored by Ekahau
CASE STUDY: Learn how RIU Hotels was able to provide their hotel with the Wi-Fi needed to meet and exceed guests' expectations in this concise case study.
Posted: 09 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016


Case Study: Planning and Maintaining Business-Critical WiFi
sponsored by Ekahau
CASE STUDY: This concise case study details how Beaulieu International Group was able to meet the Wi-Fi challenges of RF environments presented.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016


Wi-Fi: Secure Enough for The Federal Government?
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: As Wi-Fi continues to evolve, so does its security functionality. But is it secure enough to protect the US Federal Government? In this white paper, get a detailed, technical explanation of how modern enterprise Wi-Fi networks are secured, and whether Wi-Fi has the ability to fully protect the federal government.
Posted: 02 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Is Your Network Ready for the Wireless World?
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EBOOK: How 'Wi-Fi aware' are you, really? Learn how Wi-Fi awareness, Wave 2 and other new Wi-Fi developments could have a major impact on your network.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

Computer Weekly networking case studies
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CASE STUDY: Jennifer Scott and Steve Evans discover what made the winning entries stand out from the crowd in the 2014 Computer Weekly European Awards for networking.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Wi-Fi: Secure Enough for The Federal Government?
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: As Wi-Fi continues to evolve, so does its security functionality. But is it secure enough to protect the US Federal Government? In this white paper, get a detailed, technical explanation of how modern enterprise Wi-Fi networks are secured, and whether Wi-Fi has the ability to fully protect the federal government.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

HPE and Intel® Corporate

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


You compete. We'll handle the network.
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Managing your network is a cumbersome task, requiring significant investments of time, effort and staff. This guide from a major network provider displays several network management solutions and how they will benefit your IT team to keep you ahead of the competition.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015


Using Wi-Fi for Primary Enterprise Access
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EBOOK: Should a Wi-Fi Internet service become your enterprise's means for primary online access? This guide reviews the issue and factors that must be considered first.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

Crowd Pleaser
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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

Buyer's Guide to 802.11ac Wireless: The Time to Move is Now!
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Keeping the network up to speed is no easy task - but with wireless from 802.11ac, speed can be increased by up to three times as much as before. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Extreme Networks

Trends Reshaping Wireless Networking
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EBOOK: This in-depth resource investigates the trends that are reshaping wireless networking to help you plan for today's mobility and connectivity needs.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Why Wi-Fi Quality is so Important to the End-user
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers an in-depth look at Wi-Fi's history, and where it's headed in the future. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

Extreme Networks

Wi-Fi Buyers Guide
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: The huge growth of mobile and BYOD is driving user's demands to rise, while networks become more dense and harder to manage.  How can a balance be found between the two?
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Extreme Networks

Extreme - IndentiFi
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast discusses wireless networking solution that allows your organization to provide your users with the wireless performance needed to seamlessly access critical applications and data, even if the workloads are media-intensive.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 3, 2014

Extreme Networks

Improve Productivity and Enhance Collaboration with a Unified Wired and Wireless Network
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explores a top-tier unifying tool and outlines how its implementation can greatly enhance your network's overall function.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Five steps to successfully migrate to 802.11ac
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This brief guide gives 5 guidelines to ensuring a successful migration to 802.11ac. These include auditing the current infrastructure, evaluating capacity requirements and choosing the right access points for your needs.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 May 2013

Aruba Networks

What's New in Wireless Networking and 802.11?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines the ins-and-outs of wireless networking, discussing the current state 802.11 and what near-future developments you need to prepare for if you want to remain competitive.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge
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