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LTE Broadcast On The Horizon
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
The technology, which allows cellular operators to multicast popular live TV and sporting events to multiple subscribers, is gaining traction.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Fall IT Events: On The Road Again With 10 Top Picks
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
Fall IT conferences and trade shows are right around the corner. Browse these events focused on networking, cloud, data centers, and storage, and start planning for a fantastic fall.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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802.11ac WLAN Sales Poised To Surge
Robert Mullins, News
Unlike previous generations of WiFi standards, 802.11ac doesn’t come with a price premium, which is fueling strong sales, according to Dell'Oro.
By Robert Mullins ,
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10 Handy WiFi Troubleshooting Tools
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
If you need help troubleshooting your wireless networks, here are 10 tools that can help uncover WiFi problems. Bonus: Some are free!
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Drones: The Next WLAN Menace
Lee Badman, Commentary
In addition to low-tech corporate spying, the remotely piloted aircraft could facilitate attacks on WLANs. The WLAN security industry is starting to respond.
By Lee Badman ,
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Cellular In The Enterprise Data Center
Tony Merenda, Co-Founder and VP of Engineering, OpengearCommentary
Cellular connectivity is growing fast in the data center as a more cost-effective alternative to POTS lines, but it's not without its challenges.
By Tony Merenda Co-Founder and VP of Engineering, Opengear,
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SDN Makes Inroads Into WiFi
Lee Badman, Commentary
Software-defined networking is beginning to show up in the WLAN world with SDN-related developments from Meru, Extreme, and others.
By Lee Badman ,
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The IT Nerd's Summer Reading List
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
If you're looking for a good book to take on your summer vacation, we've got 12 recommendations, including technical guides to brush up on your skills and just-for-fun reads.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Business Continuity Options For Branch Offices
Graeme Harfman, Sierra WirelessCommentary
Maintaining connectivity is critical for distributed enterprises. Emerging technologies such as LTE offer alternatives for avoiding downtime.
By Graeme Harfman ,
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Artificial Intelligence: 3 Potential Attacks
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill LawNews
A recent Turing test claim sparks concerns about how AI could make attacks much easier for cybercriminals.
By Joe Stanganelli ,
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Better Amtrak WiFi: Maybe Not So Crazy
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Amtrak wants to fix its weak WiFi in its Northeast Corridor. The train company's idea isn't as improbable as it may seem.
By Lee Badman ,
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Unified Communications Plans: 6 Ways To Derail Disaster
Justin Bagatti, Systems Consultant, TEAMSOS
Before you choose a UC product or platform, careful evaluation of existing attitudes, equipment, and systems could save your project -- and your sanity.
By Justin Bagatti Systems Consultant, TEAMSOS,
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Wireless Site Surveys: The Basics
Jason Oh, Senior Director of Client Solutions Development for Force Education
Avoid problems such as channel interference when you build your WLAN by conducting a wireless site survey.
By Jason Oh ,
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The Internet of Things: Not So Scary
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
IoT will increase the flow of data, but should be manageable with proper attention to WiFi requirements and security.
By Jim O'Reilly ,
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Social WiFi Sign-In: Benefits With A Dark Side
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Providing social networking credentials to get free WiFi access gives merchants a wealth of customer data for marketing and is a boon for managed service providers. But is the price too high for customers?
By Lee Badman ,
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Cloud-Managed WLAN Is Hot, But Not For Everyone
Lee Badman, Commentary
The market for cloud WiFi has grown exponentially, providing a range of options suitable for small organizations, but not so much for large enterprises.
By Lee Badman ,
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The Wireless Perfect Storm
Lee Badman, CommentaryVideo
The way data is consumed and delivered continues to change rapidly, causing technology shifts on every front that have dramatic effects on wireless networks. Lee Badman, network engineer and wireless technical lead for Syracuse University, explains where WiFi is headed in light of the combined complexity of factors like software-defined networks, 802.11ac, and LTE.
By Lee Badman ,
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Google Project Tango Helps NASA Robots Fly
Kevin Fogarty, Technology WriterNews
Google's experimental, 3D-navigating Project Tango will form the brains of NASA's SPHERES robots.
By Kevin Fogarty Technology Writer,
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Welcome To The New Network Computing
Network Computing, CommentaryVideo
Find out why Network Computing is the place where IT infrastructure professionals gather to interact, share, and connect with their peers.
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Top IT Certifications To Jump-Start Your Job
Tony Kontzer,
Working in IT infrastructure means a whole lot more than hardware these days. Boost your career with these hot certifications on virtualization, cloud, security, and more.
By Tony Kontzer ,
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