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Wi-Fi Aware And Wi-Fi Sense Spark Concerns
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Two new consumer WiFi technologies could impact enterprise WLAN security and performance.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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WiFi Best Practices For Quality Assurance
Chris Spain, VP of Product Management, Enterprise Infrastructure and Solutions Group, CiscoCommentary
Today's WiFi networks require a more strategic approach than just dropping APs everywhere in order to ensure quality of service.
By Chris Spain VP of Product Management, Enterprise Infrastructure and Solutions Group, Cisco,
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802.11ac Wireless Upgrades: 7 Key Considerations
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead
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.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Bringing Network And Security Teams Together
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
SolarWinds ThwackCamp tackles the age-old grudge match between security and networking staff.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Cloud-Managed WiFi For The SMB
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Two startups promise to give consumer-grade WiFi access points enterprise-like capabilities via the cloud model.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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The Hottest IT Skills And Salaries
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
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.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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11 Top Resources For Women in Technology
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
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.
By Crystal Bedell freelance writer,
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Cisco Unveils IoT Framework
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Networking giant expands its IoT portfolio with 15 new products for network connectivity, IoT security and manageability.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Juniper Teams Up With Ruckus Wireless
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Vendors will work together to sell wireless and wired networking products as realignment in the WLAN market continues.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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WiFi Offloading To Skyrocket
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantNews
Carriers will offload a four-fold increase in mobile data traffic to WiFi networks by 2019, Juniper Research predicts.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Cisco Certifications To Kickstart Your Career
Network Computing Editors,
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.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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8 Free WiFi Analyzers
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Troubleshooting wireless networks can be tricky, but these free tools can help with everything from rogue access points to site surveys.
By Ericka Chickowski with Network Computing Staff ,
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Better, Faster WiFi In 7 Steps
Lee Badman,
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.
By Lee Badman ,
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In The WLAN Industry, The Only Constant Is Change
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
The HP-Aruba and Fortinet-Meru deals are just the latest moves in an industry always roiling with M&A activity.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Build WiFi To Weather The IoT Onslaught
Dirk Gates, Executive Chairman & Founder, XirrusCommentary
The Internet of Things is coming. The four strategies here can help enterprises future-proof their wireless networks to support the looming demands.
By Dirk Gates Executive Chairman & Founder, Xirrus,
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Campus Switch Upgrades: How To Make The Case
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
Deciding when to upgrade your campus switch involves ROI considerations, figuring out wireless user requirements, and understanding process implications.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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Internet Traffic Will Hit 2 Zettabytes By 2019, Cisco Says
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The Cisco Visual Networking Index forecasts surge in IP traffic driven by number of factors, including growth of the Internet of Things.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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9 Cool, Free Summer Classes For Tech Pros
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Looking to enrich your brain this summer? Look no further than these free online courses on everything from cyberwarfare and Python programming to superheroes, robotics and cooking for geeks.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Security Startup Defends Against WiFi Hijacking
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
CoroNet aims to thwart man-in-the-middle attacks on WiFi or cellular communications with technology that secures the radio level.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Xirrus APs Target The Internet Of Things
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
WLAN vendor aims to support the growth of WiFi IoT devices with new Xtreme Density access points.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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