Wireless Infrastructure
Expert Analysis
Get Smarter About WiFi
Dirk Gates, Executive Chairman & Founder, XirrusCommentary
WiFi has grown in leaps and bounds, and demand is increasing. Make sure your environment is ready.
By Dirk Gates Executive Chairman & Founder, Xirrus,
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Wireless Site Surveys Done Right
Tony Fortunato, Owner, The Technology FirmCommentary
Here's what you need to know to conduct successful passive and active wireless site surveys.
By Tony Fortunato Owner, The Technology Firm,
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NIST Plants Seeds For Future Wireless Networking
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
NIST forms 5G mmWave Channel Model Alliance with tech giants and universities to study how signals behave in millimeter wavelength bands.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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7 Startups Poised To Change Today's Networks
Network Computing and Interop, Author
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.
By Network Computing and Interop Author,
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NASCAR Team Overhauls Network With Juniper
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Joe Gibbs Racing replaced its network at headquarters with Juniper MetaFabric architecture to boost network performance and provide room for growth.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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4G Edge Routers On The Rise
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Enterprise networks are increasingly leveraging 4G edge router technology for flexibility in providing connectivity for POS terminals, IoT devices and more.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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802.11ac Adoption Fueling The Mobile Enterprise
Nicholas Ilyadis, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom CorporationCommentary
With gigabit speeds and coverage efficiencies, wireless technology that rivals the performance of the traditional wired desktop will finally enable a fully mobile workforce.
By Nicholas Ilyadis Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom Corporation,
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Containers Spell Security Threats For Mobile
Dror Nadler, Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances, CellroxCommentary
Containers are gaining popularity, but for mobile usage introduce security vulnerabilities.
By Dror Nadler Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Cellrox,
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5G Expectations Soar
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
The next-generation of wireless technology is generating big-time predictions as the industry gears up for its potential benefits.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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The 9 Worst WiFi Security Mistakes
Network Computing Editors,
Loopholes in your WLAN security could put your business at risk. Here are the common security pitfalls when it comes to wireless networking.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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HP, Cisco Ranked As Top WLAN Vendors
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
HP reaps rewards from its acquisition of Aruba Networks, asserting itself as an enterprise WLAN market leader alongside rival Cisco, according to IHS research.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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10 Leaders In Internet Of Things Infrastructure
Network Computing and Interop, Author
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.
By Kevin Casey ,
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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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