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Juniper grabs Mist for wireless AI, cloud service delivery technology

Juniper's $405M buy of Mist brings with it WiFi technology and a significant Cisco-pedigree

802.11ax Wi-Fi routers: Aerohive AP650, ASUS Rapture GT-AX11000 and D-Link AX6000

Is jumping ahead to Wi-Fi 6 the right move?

Devices supporting Wi-Fi 6 a.k.a 802.11ax are expected out in 2019, but with the standard yet to be ratified, jumping in early might best be left to those with a compelling use case - and those do exist.

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Wi-Fi 6 with OFDMA opens a world of new wireless possibilities

Wi-Fi 6 is loaded with new features, but the most important is OFDMA, which provides high throughput and a more efficient network.

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Wi-Fi Mesh: What to know about enterprise mesh networks

Wireless mesh networks can be a fit for enterprises that need connectivity in settings where it's hard to run cable, outdoor areas, and rented spaces or temporary locations

802.11ax Wi-Fi routers: Aerohive AP650, ASUS Rapture GT-AX11000 and D-Link AX6000

Spectrum shake-up to deliver more Wi-Fi, connections

Large swaths of additional unlicensed spectrum will become available in the U.S. for connected devices, including Wi-Fi, if various proposals and schemes by the FCC come about.

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What is WPA3? And some gotchas to watch out for in this Wi-Fi security upgrade

The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced the first major security improvement to Wi-Fi in about 14 years: WPA3. The most significant additions to the new Wi-Fi security protocol are greater protection for simple passwords, individualized...

802.11ax Wi-Fi routers: Aerohive AP650, ASUS Rapture GT-AX11000 and D-Link AX6000

What to expect from Wi-Fi 6 in 2019

802.11ax, now called Wi-Fi 6, will start being adopted in earnest in 2019, making wireless networking simpler and boosting capacity of each Wi-Fi access point.

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Wi-Fi site-survey tips: How to avoid interference, dead spots

Here's how properly executed site surveys can make for better performing Wi-Fi networks by dealing with potential frequency conflicts, blocked signals and more.

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5 best practices to boost Wi-Fi performance

Wi-Fi experts share best practices for establishing and maintaining optimal WLAN performance.

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802.11: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

To help clarify the many Wi-Fi standards, here’s an update on these physical-layer standards within 802.11, as well as standards still in the works and the new naming scheme that includes Wi-Fi 6.

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Why 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) is the next big thing in Wi-Fi

The 802.11ax specification finally brings a Wi-Fi standard to the network that supports everything we want to do with our wireless LANs.

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Wi-Fi 6 is coming to a router near you

The Wi-Fi alliance has changed the naming scheme for Wi-Fi standards, abandoning the 802.11 designations for simpler names like Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 4, etc., but that may gloss over some of the finer points of the old IEEE system.

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Wi-Fi analytics get real

IT pros talk about the benefits they reap from the Wi-Fi analytics tools they’ve installed in their production networks and the benefits they hope for as these platforms evolve.

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Analytics are the key to network uptime, but are they enough?

In data-intensive WiFi environments, artificial intelligence and machine learning are emerging as essential tools for ensuring stable, secure connectivity.

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How edge networking and IoT will reshape data centers

With edge computing to process a surge in data produced by the internet of things, the function of enterprise data centers will shift to handling long-term data aggregation and analysis.

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What are the best practices when cabling for Wi-Fi?

When trying to provide the best user experience, you need a well-planned and installed cabling system to support Wi-Fi.

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Qualcomm/Facebook gigabit Wi-Fi field trials to start in 2019

Qualcomm partners with Facebook to build a 60GHz urban Wi-Fi network, which the companies say will be faster to deploy than any fiber or copper solution.

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Mobile data usage overtakes Wi-Fi, and CBRS threatens

Wi-Fi could be in for a rough ride. It’s getting hit by cellular data, plus a new chunk of data-friendly spectrum: the Citizen Broadband Radio Service (CBRS).

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