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Why 5G means new business models and user benefits

5G wireless technology will enable business opportunities that will bring new services and better performance that extend beyond the smartphone.

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Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

Cisco says it expects rapid future development of 5G mobile technology will be a boon for industrial IoT use cases

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Beamforming explained: How it makes wireless communication faster

Beamforming uses the science of electromagnetic interference to make Wi-Fi and 5G connections more precise.

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Take our survey to share your insight on emerging networking technologies such as 5G, SD-WAN and edge computing.

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10 things you need to know about MU-MIMO Wi-Fi

It’s a big breakthrough in wireless connectivity, but don’t let MU-MIMO’s limitations catch you off guard. Here are 10 ways to get up to speed on MU-MIMO Wi-Fi.

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Don’t be blinded by 5G: Why you can’t neglect Wi-Fi 6

As important as 5G is for smartphones and other devices, don't overlook an equally important next-generation wireless technology -- Wi-Fi 6.

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When private 4G LTE is better than Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi remains the most prevalent wireless technology in enterprise networks, but private 4G LTE cellular technology, and soon 5G, can be the answer in specific use cases involving remote and mobile deployments and high-capacity needs...

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When it comes to the IoT, Wi-Fi has the best security

It’s easy to dismiss good ol’ Wi-Fi’s role in internet of things networking. But Wi-Fi has more security advantages than other IoT networking choices.

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Wireless alliance: You might want to move some access points for Wi-Fi 6

The Wireless Broadband Alliance’s advice for enterprise use of the upcoming Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) standard covers AP placement, spectrum and planning.

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Mist's AI-driven virtual assistant speeds up network troubleshooting

Digital assistants using artificial intelligence will have a bigger impact as an IT support tool, as Mist Systems' virtual network assistant Marvis demonstrates.

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Juniper’s Mist adds WiFi 6, AI-based cloud services to enterprise edge

Mist, a Juniper Networks company, has rolled out an artificial-intelligence, cloud-based appliance and a WIFI 6 access point aimed at helping users roll out smart, high-density wireless networks.

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Extreme targets cloud services, SD-WAN, WiFi 6 with $210M Aerohive grab

Extreme buys Aerohive’s wireless networking technology – including its new WiFi 6 gear – SD-WAN software and cloud-management services.

Can 5G replace high-speed Wi-Fi in the enterprise?

A TECH(talk) interview with Analyst Jack Gold about corporate use of 5G wireless – including IoT – the U.S.–Huawei dispute over the technology and how soon to expect services to be available

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When to use 5G, when to use Wi-Fi 6

5G is a cellular service, and Wi-Fi 6 is a short-range wireless access technology. Each has attributes that are useful in specific enterprise roles.

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5G will augment Wi-Fi, not replace it

Jeff Lipton, vice president of strategy and corporate development at Aruba, adds a dose of reality to the 5G hype, discussing how it and Wi-Fi will work together.

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HPE’s CEO lays out his technology vision

In an exclusive interview, HPE CEO Antonio Neri unpacks his portfolio of technology initiatives, from edge computing to tomorrow’s memory-driven architecture.

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The first step toward ultra-high-speed Wi-Fi: a laser-radio transmitter

Laser-driven radio transmitters will generate microwave signals that could be considerably faster than today's traditional radio frequency wireless signals.

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Allied Telesis turns its networking focus to the U.S. market

While big names like Cisco and Juniper dominate the enterprise networking landscape, Allied Telesis quietly brings 30 years of experience and innovation to the market.

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