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Juniper's third attempt at WLANs

Ruckus partnership comes five years after Trapeze, a year after Aruba

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Why your business should upgrade to 802.11AC Wave 2 Wi-Fi

Four reasons why now is the time to upgrade to 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi.

Xirrus takes aim at headaches of ‘guest’ Wi-Fi networks

Wireless hardware vendor Xirrus is rolling out what it’s hoping is a way to simplify Wi-Fi management and make the experience less annoying – today, the company announced a new MDM suite called EasyPass.

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Speedier 5.4-Gigabit Wi-Fi routers coming this year

Current, latest-tech Wi-Fi routers, running at 3.2 Gbps, are about to be superseded.

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How to use enterprise Wi-Fi security in SMBs

No matter what size your business, using WPA2 security is a good first step to protecting your Wi-Fi network. Don't blow it by using the standard's not-so-secure PSK mode.

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5 Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers for less than $100

Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when simply checking channel usage on the wireless bands.

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5 low-cost Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers

Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when checking channel usage.

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Does Fortinet’s Meru buy mean we’re in for even more Wi-Fi industry consolidation?

Cybersecurity firm Fortinet’s purchase last week of wireless network manufacturer Meru Networks for $44 million is the second major acquisition of a Wi-Fi hardware vendor in three months – and, potentially, the start of a broader...

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IDG Enterprise (which includes NetworkWorld, Computerworld and other news websites for IT pros) is in the process of fielding a survey with the objective of gauging strategy, challenges and drivers with regard to mobile technologies....

Cisco sees Internet half full

51% of world's population connected by 2019

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7 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

Following up on our previous article highlighting 8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools, here are 7 more tools that provide important details on known and unknown aspects of your WiFi network.

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7 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

These tools provide important details on known and unknown aspects of your WiFi network.

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Patent shows Apple's interesting mobile Wi-Fi hotspot idea

A patent application filed by Apple in 2013 suggests an interesting mobile hotspot idea that sounds like a good fit for the Apple Watch.

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Bigger, better, faster: What does Wave 2 of 802.11ac have in store?

The coming benefits and impact of Wave 2 of 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

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4 new access points deliver super-fast Wi-Fi

Linksys, Xclaim, Amped and ZyXel bring 802.11ac to SMB, enterprise markets.

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4 new access points deliver super-fast Wi-Fi

Linksys, Xclaim, Amped and ZyXel bring 802.11ac to SMB, enterprise markets.

Super-fast Wi-Fi coming to a public hotspot near you

All kinds of operators are expected to upgrade their public hotspots to 802.11ac

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Why Wi-Fi will be the technology of choice for the Internet of Things

With projections of about over 5 billion connected devices by end of 2015 and growth to 50 billion by 2020, the challenges in front of Internet of Things (IoT) are lack of standardization, security, integrability, battery life, and...

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