Issue OverviewNetwork Evolution - June 2012 Vol. 3, No. 3
In this edition of Network Evolution, experts reveal how video can seriously stress a wireless LAN, but learn how engineers are re-architecting networks and taking other measures to ensure performance. In addition, you'll get the latest expert advice on cloud-managed wireless LAN services, and whether or not Wi-Fi management as a service is the best choice for your organization. Learn about three enterprise cellular options that can extend coverage for your organization, and the pros and cons of each. Access >>>
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Myth vs. Reality: Cloud-managed Wireless LAN
by Lisa A. Phifer, Contributor
New cloud-managed wireless LAN services have many users wondering whether Wi-Fi management as a service is dependable. Wireless expert Lisa Phifer goes on a myth-busting mission.
Ad hoc network creation: Overcoming personal wi-fi hotspot competition
by Lisa Phifer, Wireless Expert
Ad hoc network creation is rising due to personal wi-fi hotspots from smartphones and computers. Addressing its impact on your WLAN is key to overcoming potential interference.
- Myth vs. Reality: Cloud-managed Wireless LAN by Lisa A. Phifer, Contributor
Three enterprise cellular options
by David Jacobs, Contributor
When building a more complex WLAN for mobile devices is not a viable choice, there are a few enterprise cellular options that can extend coverage.
- Three enterprise cellular options by David Jacobs, Contributor
Sustaining WLAN performance for video traffic explosion
by Shamus McGillicuddy
Mobile video streaming can disrupt WLAN performance, so engineers are re-architecting networks and taking precautions to handle video traffic.
- Sustaining WLAN performance for video traffic explosion by Shamus McGillicuddy
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