Deploying and managing wireless networks in enterprises and businesses of all sizes
Thu, March 06, 2014 - The Container Store is piloting a wearable device that it hopes will replace the thousands of walkie talkies it uses for in-store communication. The wearable also lets the company track employees when they're at work, among other things, and could potentially revolutionize the way it uses technology for retail.
Wed, March 05, 2014 - Having lots of Wi-Fi networks packed into a condominium or apartment building can hurt everyone's wireless performance, but Stanford University researchers say they've found a way to turn crowding into an advantage.
Mon, March 03, 2014 - Wi-Fi is largely a given in today's homes and office buildings. Increasingly, though, retailers, schools and specialty shops are getting into the mix. Here four firms discuss the philosophy behind their free Wi-Fi.
Tue, February 18, 2014 - A new industry group has unintentionally thrown light on the business interests that underlie debates over U.S. spectrum policy.
Tue, February 11, 2014 - The cars of tomorrow will listen, talk, entertain, protect, get energy from the sun and even drive themselves. Not all carmakers plan to take the same road, though, and some face more potholes than other.
Wed, February 05, 2014 - Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif., was the first school in the country to deploy an all-802.11n network when, four years ago, it rolled out 290 Meraki access points to bring nearly complete coverage to dorms, classrooms and campus buildings.
Tue, February 04, 2014 - The National Football League deployed a new Wi-Fi analytics tool to study the way fans used Instagram and other mobile apps while inside MetLife Stadium during Sunday's Super Bowl game.
Mon, February 03, 2014 - New firmware for Celeno's Wi-Fi chips lets home gateways and routers control transmission times for clients, improving throughput.
Mon, February 03, 2014 - In 2006, Santa Clara University began rolling out a Wi-Fi network as a way to supplement the school's existing production network. The initial deployment consisted of about 800 Cisco Aironet 1131 a/b/g/ access points and Cisco WiSM controllers. As expansion or renovation projects occurred, the school added some 802.11n access points, but until recently 90% of the roughly 70 buildings on campus were equipped with the older, slower technology.
Mon, January 20, 2014 - NFL CIO Michelle McKenna-Doyle talks about plans to encourage NFL teams to deploy Wi-Fi and analytics engines in their stadiums. The goal is to improve the in-stadium experience, to allow fans the ability to use their mobile devices to consume more football content and share the experience.
Thu, January 16, 2014 - Your Internet connection could be slow for many reasons, but you can rule out local Wi-Fi thieves by employing strong passwords.
Thu, January 16, 2014 - The NFL (National Football League) today announced that it has partnered with US networking firm Extreme Networks in a bid to better understand how American football fans are engaging with Wi-Fi networks at stadiums across the U.S.
Thu, January 02, 2014 - Companies will be able to buy Gigabit Wi-Fi gear in 2014, but they may not get Gigabit Wi-Fi data rates.
Mon, December 16, 2013 - Verizon Wireless Monday continued to maintain that it has the "largest and most reliable 4G LTE network" in the U.S. despite the recent admission by some company executives of some dents in the armor.