Wireless Infrastructure
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Will 802.11ac Kill Wired Ethernet?
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
The evidence is all around us that wireless networks are rapidly replacing wired as the connectivity option of choice, and not just for mobile phones and tablets.
By Irwin Lazar, Vice President and Service Director, Nemertes Research ,
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5 GHz Is Finally Mainstream
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
The Wi-Fi Alliance's new report shows widespread use of the 5 GHz spectrum by WiFi devices, but it shouldn't have taken this long. The alliance could have done more to speed 5 GHz adoption.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Prepping WLANs For The Internet Of Things
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
A flood of connected Internet connected devices will create new challenges for WLAN design.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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HP Debuts New Campus Switch Modules, SDN App
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
HP products are among the many new technologies launching at this week's Interop. Others include EnGenius' WLAN management platform and Fiber Mountain's updated orchestration system.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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12 Must-See Presentations At Interop Las Vegas
Network Computing Editors,
This year's Interop conference is jam-packed with learning opportunities. Here are a dozen educational sessions you won't want to miss.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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2015 Best of Interop Finalists: 27 Groundbreaking Products
Network Computing Editors,
Check out the finalists in this year's Best of Interop awards, which honors innovation in nine technology categories including networking, security and storage.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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Networking Survival Guide: 8 Essential Rules
Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds
The enterprise network isn't getting any simpler, but following these important guidelines will help IT pros implement, maintain, and improve even the most complex networking environment.
By Leon Adato Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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Public WiFi, Location Data & Privacy Anxiety
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Nothing stops retailers and others from tracking customers via their WiFi signals, but the data collection is fueling privacy concerns and customer backlash.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Ruckus Debuts First 802.11ac Wave 2 AP
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
WLAN vendor is the first out of the gate with an access point supporting the 11 ac Wave 2 wireless standard.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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What's Hot In Networking: 7 Key Trends
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
From SDN and network automation to IPv6 and 802.11ac, the big trends in the networking industry demand your attention, and you can find them at Interop Las Vegas.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Globalstar Demo Stokes TLPS Debate
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
The controversy over Globalstar's proposed terrestrial low power service intensifies after the satellite provider touted stellar test results.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Is License-Assisted Access Needed?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate NetworksCommentary
Some carriers are eyeing the use of LTE in unlicensed 5GHz spectrum as a way to keep up with skyrocketing capacity demands, but the technology isn't an ideal solution.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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MWC: FCC Chairman Defends Net Neutrality Decision
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantNews
Tom Wheeler says the FCC's new rules for Internet service providers don't impose utility-like regulation.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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802.11ac Wave 2 & The Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Push
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Cisco releases Catalyst multi-gigabit Ethernet technology amid dueling vendor standards efforts to support Wave 2 access points without new cabling.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Wireless Engineer Career Resources: Break In Or Brush Up
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Thinking of a career in WiFi? We outline some resources to break into the field or brush up on skills, if youíre a seasoned wireless LAN professional in need of a refresher.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Upgrading To 802.11ac WiFi: 4 Coping Strategies
Dirk Gates, Executive Chairman & Founder, XirrusCommentary
The latest version of WiFi, 802.11ac, is still making its way into the enterprise, in the lull before Wave 2 products arrive. Follow these tips to make the upgrade process less painful.
By Dirk Gates Executive Chairman & Founder, Xirrus,
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IPv6 Network Testing: Avoid The Top 5 Troubles
UNH IOL, UNH-IOLEducation
Test networks can be tricky, and IPv6 adds another dimension of complexity. Learn the most common issues associated with IPv6 testing and how to fix them.
By UNH IOL UNH-IOL,
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When Enterprise WLANs Go Bad
Michele Chubirka, Security ArchitectCommentary
The Marriott wireless debacle underscores the difficulty of managing WLANs, which are often neglected in the enterprise.
By Michele Chubirka Security Architect,
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WiFi Coaches Keep Super Bowl WLAN In Winning Form
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadNews
Roam wireless stadium support staff will be lending a hand to Super Bowl fans that can't live without their connection.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Data Encryption On The Rise
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
With corporate demand for data security growing, full data encryption is becoming a default feature in the mobile space.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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