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September 22, 2014
The stadium Wi-Fi network that NFL coaches have been complaining about is based on Cisco wireless LAN infrastructure. The new network has been erratic, making coaches' Surface tablets useless at times.
August 07, 2014
Enterprises can't just drop 802.11ac into their wireless environments without updating their Wi-Fi planning or network monitoring troubleshooting tools; Fluke introduces Fluke AirMagnet Survey PRO and AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer PRO for 802.11ac.
January 23, 2014
The NFL will use Extreme's wireless analytics to give its IT organizations insight into how fans are using in-stadium Wi-Fi.
July 31, 2013
WLAN design tools and site surveys are prerequisites for an optimal wireless experience; Xirrus announces its cloud-based Wi-Fi design application.
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A dead zone (Wi-Fi dead zone) is an area within a wireless LAN location where Wi-Fi does not function, typically due to radio interference or range issues. Because Wi-Fi is a radio signal the same things that disrupt radio tend to affect Wi-Fi. ... Continue Reading
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IT shops lacking resources to manually configure hundreds of personal devices can automate wireless LAN access provisioning for BYOD with the right tools. Continue Reading
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Bloggers in this week's roundup advise ditching tech-specific plans for more general corporate strategies, and approaching tech support with caution. Continue Reading
Aerohive campus Ethernet switches and a revamped HiveManager unify networks and improve application visibility and control. Continue Reading
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Bloggers explain how to use the ClearSight Analyzer to monitor packets and assuage network engineers' concerns about the growing demand in DevOps. Continue Reading
To handle 46,000 clients and 20,000 concurrent connections, UPenn had to automate wireless LAN access provisioning, but that was only a first step. Continue Reading
Security is only half the challenge when it comes to supporting a BYOD WLAN. The rest depends on WLAN troubleshooting to handle personal device drain. Continue Reading