Wireless access point News
August 03, 2017
The Riverbed Xirrus merger will lead to unified management of SD-WAN and wireless products. Riverbed SteelConnect Manager will get some control over Xirrus access points this year.
July 26, 2017
The latest update to the Mist Wi-Fi management platform makes it more useful for divvying up network access in hotels, college dormitories and apartment buildings.
July 10, 2017
Ruckus Wireless and Extreme Networks introduced Wi-Fi access points that reduce the amount of cabling in hotel rooms by eliminating separate wall ports for IP devices.
May 24, 2017
Aerohive Connect, a low-cost management option for small WLANs, is available across the vendor's access points and switches. Aerohive also cut hardware prices by as much as $600.
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A mobile hotspot is wireless Internet connectivity that is enabled by a dedicated hardware device or a smartphone feature that shares the phone's cellular data. Mobile hotspots are also known as portable hotspots, and the hardware devices used to create them, known as pocket routers, are sometimes referred to as mobile hotspots as well. Continue Reading
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In the next-generation sports venue, the home team's stadium network can serve as a strategic resource, driving fan engagement, concession sales and more. Continue Reading
Early adopters are turning to the new IEEE Ethernet standard, 802.3bz, to help ensure their wireless networks can meet the bandwidth demands of tomorrow. Continue Reading
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Many wireless APs are set by default to act as DHCP servers, which can create IP address conflicts in your wireless network. Learn how to use DHCP scopes to manage your wireless environment. Continue Reading
Wi-Fi connectivity in Windows 10 is a persistent problem for IT. Use the network troubleshooter or reset the device configuration to solve this issue fast. 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 wireless LAN (WLAN) that's mobile, freely accessible and dynamic? If not, it's time to get up to date on the latest developments and what's expected in the near future. This handbook walks you through what you should be thinking about, with a major focus on Wi-Fi aware technology and Wave 2 of the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard. We also discuss developments including gigabit wireless, White Space Wi-Fi and the latest Wi-Fi Alliance certification programs.Continue Reading
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The Switcher Trojan spreads to Android devices through the wireless router to which they are connected. Expert Nick Lewis explains how this attack is carried out. Continue Reading
High-speed wireless access is all the rage, but one user cautions against buying into the 802.11ac hype. Yes, it's progress, but not as much as you might think. Continue Reading
A contemporary church in Indiana celebrates its growing congregation, but an expansion creates networking challenges with its Wi-Fi design and wide area network. Continue Reading