Deploying and managing wireless networks in enterprises and businesses of all sizes
Wed, April 16, 2014 - Car companies at the International Auto Show here showed off their versions of popular smartphone interface technology, which allows vehicle infotainment systems to connect to and use mobile apps.
Mon, April 07, 2014 - Although it's tempting to use the Personal mode of Wi-Fi security, which is easy to setup and use, businesses and organizations really need to use the Enterprise mode of WPA2--also known as 802.11i. Although it requires a RADIUS server to do the 802.1X authentication and is more complex to setup, it provides superior Wi-Fi security and can save you time and money in the long run.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - Leaders from Microsoft, Cisco and other tech players are pressing their agenda as they meet with the White House and Congress this week. Some initiatives have been years in the making -- and will take many more years to see through -- but other reforms may not be far off.
Fri, March 28, 2014 - Wi-Fi is great, except when it's not. Here are three tools that will make your wireless life easier.
Thu, March 27, 2014 - A recent report from Cisco predicts that global mobile data traffic, which hit 1.5 exabytes per month in 2013, will be 10 times as high by the end of 2018. Smartphones will drive the bulk of this traffic growth, but the Internet of Things will also play a role.
Mon, March 17, 2014 - HP is adding NFC and Wi-Fi Direct printing features to new office printers.
Wed, March 12, 2014 - Aruba Networks today announced a package of software upgrades designed to better accommodate all-wireless workplaces, including sites where it's common to see an employee using three different mobile devices with multiple applications.
Fri, March 07, 2014 - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should move forward with a plan to open up new 5GHz spectrum to Wi-Fi as consumer demand for wireless bandwidth skyrockets, a member of the commission said Friday.
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.