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Industry outlook on MEF's new zero-trust, SASE standards

MEF recently released new zero-trust and SASE standards. Standardizations can help with interoperability, but are they necessary for vendors and service providers to follow?


Compare 6 major network certifications for 2023

Network certifications can span networking fundamentals to product-specific knowledge. Evaluate six certifications, and weigh factors like job roles, cost, prerequisites and skills.


Evaluate Wi-Fi mapping tools and best practices

As Wi-Fi is now a critical component of enterprise network connectivity, Wi-Fi mapping helps teams evaluate their wireless coverage. Learn the basics of Wi-Fi mapping.


How cloud-managed Wi-Fi simplifies policy and AP controls

Cloud-managed Wi-Fi provides IT groups with several benefits, including policy enforcement, network management and consistent AP configuration across multiple sites.

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    network management system

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