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8 Enterprise WiFi Shortcomings
Slideshows  |  11/24/2015  | 
Reliable WiFi is critical in today's enterprise, but the WiFi network can fall short. Here's a look at some of common problems with WiFi connectivity.
IoT Scares WLAN Admins
Commentary  |  11/20/2015  | 
As the Internet of Things looms, WLAN administrators are increasingly anxious about how all these connected devices will impact our WiFi networks.
FCC WiFi Blocking Fines Leave WLAN Admins In The Dark
Commentary  |  11/6/2015  | 
The Federal Communications Commission continues its crackdown on hotels and others that block personal WiFi hotspots, but the murky enforcement leaves WLAN administrators wondering what WiFi tools are legal.
How To Improve WiFi Performance: 5 Key Steps
Education  |  11/2/2015  | 
WLANs are under more pressure than ever. Follow these steps to make sure your WLAN performs optimally.
WiFi Calling In The Enterprise
Commentary  |  10/29/2015  | 
With WiFi about to take off, enterprises can look forward to improved indoor calling, but they need to prepare to support it.
8 Wireless Startups & Products Transforming Mobility
Slideshows  |  10/29/2015  | 
The growth and development of wireless technology shows no signs of slowing down. These innovative companies and their products could revolutionize the mobile world.
Meet The IT Experts Behind Interop
Commentary  |  10/26/2015  | 
Interop welcomes some of the most respected and brightest minds in the IT industry as Track Chairs for its educational program.
Ruckus Buys WiFi Onboarding Specialist Cloudpath
Commentary  |  10/22/2015  | 
Acquisition gives WLAN vendor a valuable feature and boosts its position in the WLAN market.
WiFi Calling: Ready To Take Off?
Commentary  |  10/22/2015  | 
With AT&T and Apple iPhone support for WiFi calling, the technology is poised to go mainstream. Here’s how it works and its potential enterprise ramifications.
Wireless Troubleshooting: Measuring WiFi Signal Strength
Education  |  10/20/2015  | 
Understanding how well your WiFi access points hear your clients can help with tricky WiFi problems.
5 Reasons To Upgrade Your Network Switch
Slideshows  |  10/14/2015  | 
With increasing wireless requirements and other pressures in today’s IT environment, you might not want to wait until the next refresh cycle for that campus network switch replacement.
Technology Drives The 21st Century Office
Commentary  |  10/9/2015  | 
Cloud-based solutions, smarter mobile devices, UC platforms and ubiquitous wireless access are changing the workplace dramatically.
WLAN Spending Fuels Enterprise Network Market Growth
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Companies are upgrading their networks to increase wireless capacity while moving cautiously with SDN, new market research shows.
5 Inevitable Trends That Could Cripple Your Network
Slideshows  |  10/6/2015  | 
In a recent report, Verizon and Forrester Research identified five technologies that will mean big changes for your network infrastructure. Consider yourself warned.
Juniper Debuts Unite Architecture For Campus Networks
News  |  9/29/2015  | 
New network architecture includes campus fabric for EX9200 switches and security products.
Super Smartphone Apps For Network Administrators
Slideshows  |  9/22/2015  | 
These mobile apps can improve productivity and save precious time for IT pros managing and troubleshooting networks.
What's Ahead For WiFi: 6 Key Challenges
Slideshows  |  9/21/2015  | 
As the 802.11 WiFi standard marks its 25th anniversary, enterprise WLAN managers face some potential issues with the rise of IoT, feature complexity, and spectrum uncertainty.
22 Free Security Tools To Safeguard Your Enterprise
Slideshows  |  9/17/2015  | 
Security is serious business, but it doesn't have to bankrupt your budget. The free tools highlighted here can help diagnose and monitor threats, prevent intrusions, secure passwords, ensure compliance, and much more.
New Cisco WiFi Product Targets SMBs
News  |  9/15/2015  | 
Mobility Express, which doesn't require a separate WLAN controller appliance, is designed to streamline deployment for small businesses.
5 Ways Life Would Stink Without IT Professionals
Slideshows  |  9/14/2015  | 
What would happen if we suddenly had to live without the help of IT pros? The results could be scary.
2.5G & 5G Ethernet In The Wiring Closet
Commentary  |  9/11/2015  | 
A new standards effort will help existing Ethernet cable investments support Wave 1 and Wave 2 802.11ac WiFi as well as off-loaded mobile carrier traffic.
D-Link Water Sensor: Pondering The Business Ramifications
Commentary  |  9/4/2015  | 
A new WiFi enabled gadget for detecting water leaks could help SMBs with disaster recovery, but has a long way to go before it could be used in enterprise networks.
Get Smarter About WiFi
Commentary  |  8/31/2015  | 
WiFi has grown in leaps and bounds, and demand is increasing. Make sure your environment is ready.
Wireless Site Surveys Done Right
Commentary  |  8/25/2015  | 
Here's what you need to know to conduct successful passive and active wireless site surveys.
NIST Plants Seeds For Future Wireless Networking
Commentary  |  8/24/2015  | 
NIST forms 5G mmWave Channel Model Alliance with tech giants and universities to study how signals behave in millimeter wavelength bands.
7 Startups Poised To Change Today's Networks
Slideshows  |  8/19/2015  | 
From wireless mesh and optical switching to protocol translation and vehicular networks, new technology from our top picks could change networks as we know them.
NASCAR Team Overhauls Network With Juniper
News  |  8/18/2015  | 
Joe Gibbs Racing replaced its network at headquarters with Juniper MetaFabric architecture to boost network performance and provide room for growth.
4G Edge Routers On The Rise
Commentary  |  8/17/2015  | 
Enterprise networks are increasingly leveraging 4G edge router technology for flexibility in providing connectivity for POS terminals, IoT devices and more.
Containers Spell Security Threats For Mobile
Commentary  |  8/14/2015  | 
Containers are gaining popularity, but for mobile usage introduce security vulnerabilities.
802.11ac Adoption Fueling The Mobile Enterprise
Commentary  |  8/14/2015  | 
With gigabit speeds and coverage efficiencies, wireless technology that rivals the performance of the traditional wired desktop will finally enable a fully mobile workforce.
5G Expectations Soar
Commentary  |  8/13/2015  | 
The next-generation of wireless technology is generating big-time predictions as the industry gears up for its potential benefits.
The 9 Worst WiFi Security Mistakes
Slideshows  |  8/12/2015  | 
Loopholes in your WLAN security could put your business at risk. Here are the common security pitfalls when it comes to wireless networking.
HP, Cisco Ranked As Top WLAN Vendors
News  |  8/6/2015  | 
HP reaps rewards from its acquisition of Aruba Networks, asserting itself as an enterprise WLAN market leader alongside rival Cisco, according to IHS research.
10 Leaders In Internet Of Things Infrastructure
Slideshows  |  8/4/2015  | 
The Internet of Things needs a strong backbone for the many billions of connected devices and apps most prognosticators expect. Find out which companies are building the IoT behind the scenes.
Wi-Fi Aware And Wi-Fi Sense Spark Concerns
Commentary  |  7/27/2015  | 
Two new consumer WiFi technologies could impact enterprise WLAN security and performance.
WiFi Best Practices For Quality Assurance
Commentary  |  7/24/2015  | 
Today's WiFi networks require a more strategic approach than just dropping APs everywhere in order to ensure quality of service.
802.11ac Wireless Upgrades: 7 Key Considerations
Slideshows  |  7/21/2015  | 
The new 802.11ac wireless standard offers compelling benefits, but make sure you cut through the hype and understand your requirements before upgrading your WLAN.
Bringing Network And Security Teams Together
News  |  7/16/2015  | 
SolarWinds ThwackCamp tackles the age-old grudge match between security and networking staff.
Cloud-Managed WiFi For The SMB
Commentary  |  7/14/2015  | 
Two startups promise to give consumer-grade WiFi access points enterprise-like capabilities via the cloud model.
The Hottest IT Skills And Salaries
Slideshows  |  7/7/2015  | 
Keeping IT skills current is an ongoing challenge, but training and certification pay off in higher salaries. Find out which roles, skills, certifications, and industries are hot now.
11 Top Resources For Women in Technology
Slideshows  |  7/2/2015  | 
Working as a woman in IT doesn't have to be isolating. We've compiled the best organizations for women to connect with their peers, learn about career advancement, and receive the support to persevere.
Cisco Unveils IoT Framework
News  |  6/29/2015  | 
Networking giant expands its IoT portfolio with 15 new products for network connectivity, IoT security and manageability.
Juniper Teams Up With Ruckus Wireless
News  |  6/24/2015  | 
Vendors will work together to sell wireless and wired networking products as realignment in the WLAN market continues.
WiFi Offloading To Skyrocket
News  |  6/24/2015  | 
Carriers will offload a four-fold increase in mobile data traffic to WiFi networks by 2019, Juniper Research predicts.
Cisco Certifications To Kickstart Your Career
Slideshows  |  6/17/2015  | 
Cisco certifications are some of the most prestigious in technology, encompassing far more than routing and switching. Find out which options can improve your resume and skill set.
8 Free WiFi Analyzers
Slideshows  |  6/16/2015  | 
Troubleshooting wireless networks can be tricky, but these free tools can help with everything from rogue access points to site surveys.
Better, Faster WiFi In 7 Steps
Slideshows  |  6/8/2015  | 
The enterprise wireless LAN is now indispensable, and will be the basis of a host of new services in the next decade. Follow these guidelines to ensure your wireless network is robust today and tomorrow.
In The WLAN Industry, The Only Constant Is Change
Commentary  |  6/1/2015  | 
The HP-Aruba and Fortinet-Meru deals are just the latest moves in an industry always roiling with M&A activity.
Campus Switch Upgrades: How To Make The Case
Commentary  |  5/28/2015  | 
Deciding when to upgrade your campus switch involves ROI considerations, figuring out wireless user requirements, and understanding process implications.
Build WiFi To Weather The IoT Onslaught
Commentary  |  5/28/2015  | 
The Internet of Things is coming. The four strategies here can help enterprises future-proof their wireless networks to support the looming demands.
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