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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s new Wi-Fi products are 'Stellar'

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise's new Stellar Wi-Fi products complement its Aruba OEM agreement and offer customers price-competitive solutions that are easy to deploy and manage.

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Mean time to innocence – using AI to uncover the truth behind perceived WiFi issues

AI replaces manual WiFi management tasks with automated intelligence and provides deep insight that helps identify and fix problems faster than ever before.

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REVIEW: 5 top hardware-based Wi-Fi test tools

Software tools for testing Wi-Fi can run on a laptop, but dedicated hardware tools offer the convenience of a sometimes less cumbersome form-factor that are compact enough to fit in the pouch of a laptop bag. This article looks at...

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Aruba v Aerohive in customer reviews

Users of Aruba and Aerohive's wireless gear comment on what they like and what they don't based on their first-hand experiences.

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802.11: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

In the world of wireless, the term Wi-Fi is synonymous with wireless access in general, despite the fact that it is a specific trademark owned by the Wi-Fi Alliance, a group dedicated to certifying that Wi-Fi products meet the...

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Cisco adds new capabilities to its IBN infrastructure

Cisco has advanced its intent-based networking gear so now it can both verify that networks are actually running according to the intentions set by admins and also so it can help to find and resolve network problems faster on both...

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What is MU-MIMO and why you need it in your wireless routers

MU-MIMO (which stands for multi-user, multiple input, multiple output) was created to support environments where multiple users are trying to access a wireless network at the same time. With the expected release of 802.11ax, MU-MIMO...

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Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3 to secure modern networks

IoT, public access and networks will all feel the impact of Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3), a new standard of Wi-Fi security.

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5 things analytics could tell you about your network in 2018

This isn't a pie-in-the-sky wish-list. All five of these insights are available today, with the right analytics system.

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Is Cisco's Mobility Express right for you?

Cisco has staked a claim in the wireless infrastructure space with its Mobility Express, designed to easily set up WLANs. Learn what it is and whether it’s right for you.

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Wi-Fi 2018: What does the future look like?

In 2018, gear based on 802.11ac Wave 2 will remain the state of the art. Its successor, 802.11ax, is still one for the future.

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Can Wave 2 handle the wireless tsunami heading toward us?

More people and devices are connecting, increasing the load on networks enormously and forcing us to consider new wireless standards, such as 802.11ac (Wave 2).

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Aerohive and Dell EMC announce OEM relationship

Aerohive Networks gets a boost from Dell EMC’s channel and services, helping it distribute its Wi-Fi hardware and cloud management platform and reach more customers.

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

A lok at 8 tools that provide important details on known and unknown aspects of your WiFi network.

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8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools

Here are 8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools to reveal important details about Wi-Fi networks.

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Is Wi-Fi throughput testing useless?

We need a lot more than the data points Wi-Fi throughput testing generates for us.

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Wi-Fi analytics SaaS can make retail cool

Customers are starting to seek personalized retail experiences and this might be step one for your network.

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Smartphone users on Wi-Fi drive most website traffic

Smartphones are responsible for significant web traffic growth, and a surprising amount of it is on Wi-Fi, not mobile networks.

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Expand Wi-Fi quickly, easily with Aerohive’s wall plate

Aerohive’s AP150W wall plate is packed with features, including 802.11 AC Wave 2 and Zigbee, and costs a lot less than other Wi-Fi expanding options.

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Despite new silicon, 802.11ax isn't coming to the enterprise for a while

The release of 802.11ax chipsets by Broadcom, Qualcomm and others doesn't mean that standardized gear will be ready for everyday use soon, experts say.

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