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February 27, 2018
Cisco has made Narrowband IoT generally available in the Jasper Control Center. The technology standard significantly increases the number of devices supported in an IoT deployment.
January 05, 2018
AT&T plans to roll out 5G mobile services in a dozen U.S. markets by the end of the year. But details on the AT&T 5G services have not been released.
September 14, 2016
Extreme Networks Inc. said it will purchase Zebra Technologies Corp.'s wireless LAN business for $55 million in cash to bolster its existing WLAN portfolio. The transaction is expected to close ...
August 26, 2016
AT&T's partner approach to deploying 5G technology is seen as significantly different from rival Verizon's work with vendor engineering teams.
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The IEEE is putting the finishing touches on the latest WLAN 802.11ax standard. Enterprises will find much to like, according to one analyst. Continue Reading
The pending 802.11ax standard offers 10 Gbps speeds up to 40% faster than Wave 2 802.11ac. Continue Reading
With the backing of a number of big names as well as more than two billion subscribers, NB-IoT is ready to take the cellular IoT world by storm. Continue Reading
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On-premises WLAN typically offers better performance than cloud-controlled products. Just be sure to consider these four factors, including WLAN security, when selecting a system. Continue Reading
Although on-premises WLANs and cloud WLANs both offer significant advantages, determining which approach will provide the best return depends on several factors. Continue Reading
Choosing the right laptop for WLAN support usually boils down to Macintosh versus Windows. But of the two, there is only one OS clearly up to the task, our expert maintains. Continue Reading
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The introduction of Wave 2 wireless and 802.11ac products promises to deliver improved performance and other networking benefits to users. But it also delivers unique challenges to networking pros and will require they prepare their enterprise data ... Continue Reading
XMPP has come a long way from its beginnings as Jabber, but is the lightweight XMPP-IoT specification ready for the spotlight? Continue Reading
The number of devices connecting to the network isn't going to slow down, which means the enterprise network has to keep up, and developments in Wi-Fi are central to this effort.
Is your network infrastructure ready for the next stage of ... Continue Reading
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There are two things every network engineer can expect to perpetually increase: the need for more bandwidth and the number of mobile devices on a wireless network.
The first generation of wireless access points (APs) based on the Continue Reading
In part two of a three-part series, an expert looks at how hybrid VPNs are impacted by the shift from private services to the public Internet. Continue Reading
As the Internet of Things continues to gain traction, specialized machine-to-machine networks will play a larger role as they serve as the last hop. Continue Reading