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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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Keeping Up With Network Needs: Five WLAN Questions Answered
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com, wireless expert Lisa A. Phifer takes a look at the top challenges facing the WLAN environment and answers our readers' top after-implementation WLAN questions regarding issues plaguing today's network engineers.
Posted: 12 Feb 2013 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

The Tipping Point: Top Unified Communications Issues for 2012
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchUnifiedCommunications.com explores the top five unified communications issues organizations today are facing and how they will affect the transformation and evolution of UC for the better.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

MDM Software: Benefits of Mobile Configuration Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores why configuration management is one of the most important functions of a mobile device management (MDM) policy and describes what you should look for when selecting your MDM solution.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Wireless LAN ITDC - Checklist #3
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This is the third piece in SearchNetworking.com's three-part guide on wireless products. This expert asset takes a deep dive into the requirements that should seal the deal in terms of final considerations when purchasing a wireless solution.
Posted: 23 Oct 2012 | Published: 23 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Wireless LAN ITDC - Checklist #2
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Download this quick read to get an overview of technical requirements for wireless solutions, questions to ask potential vendors, and a list of vendors that have products that may meet your needs.
Posted: 22 Oct 2012 | Published: 22 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Tackling Top Wireless Challenges and Debunking Common Myths: Expert Roadmap
sponsored by ADTRAN, Inc.
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com explores the myths associated with cloud-managed WLANs and aims to help you understand what you can truly expect from these service offerings.
Posted: 17 Sep 2012 | Published: 17 Sep 2012

ADTRAN, Inc.

E-Guide: Best Practices to ensure secure mobile communication
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Learn more about the importance of mobile security and how you can ensure secure mobile communications in your enterprise.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

SearchSecurity.com

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

CW Europe - August Edition
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: Has the 2007 assault on the Wi-Fi network of the US based TJX retail group shocked corporations enough to take note and ensure their networks are actually secure?CW Europe investigates the dip in high-profile security breaches, across the region.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

TOPICS:  Security | Wi-Fi
ComputerWeekly.com

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

Tech Guide: Desktop Virtualization and the Network
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: Discover the impact desktop virtualization and virtual desktop infrastructure have on your network.
Posted: 02 Jan 2013 | Published: 23 Feb 2012

DellEMC and Intel®

Computer Weekly – 6 November 2012: The business benefits of 4G
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, as the UK's first 4G mobile network goes live, we examine the benefits for business. IT security suppliers say that cross-industry collaboration is needed – but can they work together? And we take a look at the latest wireless networking technology, known as WiGig. Read the issue now.
Posted: 05 Nov 2012 | Published: 06 Nov 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Bring Your Own Design: Simplifying BYOD with Ruckus Wireless
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Uncover how to use the right Wi-Fi access points (APs) in your organization to embrace the bring your own device (BYOD) movement without sacrificing the security or manageability of your wireless network.
Posted: 04 Oct 2012 | Published: 04 Oct 2012

Ruckus Wireless

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

Seven Things That You Can Do If You Want to Embrace the Consumerization of IT
sponsored by Good Technology
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Discover what you can do to embrace the consumerization of IT, letting your employees pick devices and applications of their choice while maintaining the security your organization needs.
Posted: 03 Apr 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

Good Technology

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.

Network technology trends for 2012: Wireless LAN and BYOD
sponsored by Enterasys
EGUIDE: Access this expert E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com to uncover predictions for the upcoming year from a leading industry analyst.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 30 Jan 2012

Enterasys

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.

E-Guide: Best Practices for the wireless branch office network
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
EGUIDE: Access this expert E-Guide to learn what networking vendors are doing to address the challenges of adding Wi-Fi in branch office networks, as well as what you should look for in wireless branch office networks to ensure success.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Aerohive Networks

Can Your WLAN Keep Up With The Tablet Explosion?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EZINE: The Network Evolution predicted 2011 would be a breakout year for networking. See how far users have come in implementing innovative technology or in making traditional methods work well for them.
Posted: 06 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Beyond barcodes and RFID: WiFi,RTLS, and other next-gen sensor technologies for manufacturing
sponsored by IQMS
EGUIDE: In this eBook, read expert advice on finding the right mix of next generation wireless sensor technologies for every warehouse and shop floor.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

IQMS
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