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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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The Case For WLAN Interoperability
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Many new wireless devices don't play well on enterprise WLANs. It's time for the Wi-Fi Alliance to step up and fix the fragmented WiFi market.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Selecting Wireless Access Points For The Enterprise
Network Computing Editors,
The humble wireless access point is a workhorse of today's enterprise network. See how models from Cisco, HP, Aruba, Aerohive, Xirrus, and Ruckus compare.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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What's Your Wi-Fi Strategy For 2015?
Edgar Figueroa, President and Chief Executive Officer, Wi-Fi AllianceCommentary
Enterprises that don't seize the opportunity to unlock IT value through wireless connectivity run the risk of being left behind.
By Edgar Figueroa President and Chief Executive Officer, Wi-Fi Alliance,
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Google Fiber, Utility Poles & The FCC
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
If the FCC gives Google access to public telecom infrastructure for deploying Google Fiber, it could open the door for many broadband providers.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Mobile Virtualization: The Future Of Security
Dror Nadler, Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances, CellroxCommentary
Smartphones are a prime target for sensitive personal and corporate data, but mobile virtualization can isolate data and protect it from threats.
By Dror Nadler Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Cellrox,
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Globalstar's TLPS: A Strange Battle For Spectrum
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Satellite communications provider wants the FCC to authorize its exclusive use of a bit of frequency to create a new WiFi service. The WiFi industry is not pleased.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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802.11ac On The Rise In The Enterprise
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
Infonetics report shows that shipments of 802.11ac access points are picking up. The new WiFi standard offers many enterprise benefits, but watch out for integration issues.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Aerohive Adds Wireless Bridging
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Point-to-point wireless bridging can be complicated for a WLAN designer. Aerohive is the latest WLAN vendor to help streamline the process by including the capability in an access point.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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How Ethernet Can Secure The Connected Car
Ben Gale, Technical Director, Infrastructure and Networking, BroadcomCommentary
In-car networks could become the next favorite target for hackers. Ethernet offers many options to protect the connected car from malicious attacks.
By Ben Gale Technical Director, Infrastructure and Networking, Broadcom,
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Apple Pay: Gateway Drug To Security, Competition
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
Consumer payment choice will increase competition and the development of PoS security. Just ask those folks with the warm Starbucks cups and smiling faces.
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds,
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WLAN Management Startup Aims High
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Many WLAN administrators long for relief from native, legacy wireless networking management tools. Nira Wireless offers a new cloud-based system, but it isn't mature enough yet to displace Cisco and Aruba tools.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Mobile Internet Faces Big Obstacles
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
Connecting 1.5 billion people in developing countries isn't easy, despite Facebook's efforts.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Why Net Neutrality Matters For Big-Data Apps
Nik Rouda, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
New businesses like Uber and Tesla depend on big data analytics to provide cutting-edge services. They need a fast and free Internet to flourish.
By Nik Rouda Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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Drones Take On Cell Tower Maintenance
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Fluke Networks aims to improve technician safety and streamline tower maintenance workflows by adapting its Wireless Work Advisor tool to drone technology.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Regulators Target Carrier Data Throttling
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
FCC complaint against AT&T for alleged data throttling illustrates growing tension between regulators and carriers over ISP network management practices.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Apple Picks Aerohive For ConnectED Program
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
A WLAN vendor wins a big role as an Apple partner in a federal effort to deploy WiFi gear and iPads in underserved schools. But will the grandiose program end up being a boondoggle?
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Cisco Drives 2.5 & 5 Gigabit Ethernet Initiative
Jessica Lipsky, News
Networking giant teams with semiconductor companies Aquantia, Freescale and Xilinx to launch NBASE-T Alliance to speed data rates on legacy cabling.
By Jessica Lipsky ,
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Fiber Networks & The New Digital Divide
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
All-fiber networks provide virtually unlimited bandwidth, but fiber-to-the-home services aren't available in many areas, leaving many people without the high-speed broadband needed for today's applications.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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