January 04, 2018
This week, bloggers explore IPv6 prefix complexities, the reasons behind high turnover among CISOs and whether the adage 'just reboot it' holds true with advanced wireless LANs.
December 26, 2017
In 2017 trends in networking technology, network management software got more intelligent, switches more versatile and vendor consolidation accelerated.
November 21, 2017
SolarWinds launches new network device monitoring, AppOptics, with app behavior analysis; Ruckus deploys new switches; and a new report pinpoints a worrisome rise in the number of DDoS attacks.
October 06, 2017
Bloggers explore network redundancy design, WLAN setup using IBwave and creating a secure cloud management plane.
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As wireless network technologies have evolved, so too have the wireless security protocols for securing them. Get a quick overview of the three WLAN security standards, and learn the differences between WEP, WPA and WPA2. Continue Reading
Users connect their Windows devices to wireless networks outside the office when they're on the go. This lets them be productive, but it might be something IT administrators want to control. Continue Reading
Windows Wi-Fi Sense allows Windows 10 users to get Internet access from public hotspots and private wireless local area networks (WLANs) that have been shared by friends. Although Wi-Fi Sense is enabled by default in all editions of Windows 10, the feature can be turned off by users and access can be disabled by wireless network administrators. Continue Reading
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An 'average Joe' engineer discusses the impact 5G mobile technology may bring to his operation as developments around the standard heat up. Continue Reading
What will be the future of networking at enterprises and organizations operating in 2025? Continue Reading
TechTarget's ninth annual IT Priorities Survey reveals a growing number of network pros are focused on virtualization in their networking plans, while not forgetting legacy issues. Continue Reading
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Keeping your Wi-Fi secure is a challenge, to say the least. Security hasn't kept up with Wi-Fi advances, but there are steps you can take to keep your Wi-Fi network protected. Continue Reading
Some Wi-Fi jobs can become nearly impossible to complete. When engineers contend with inflated expectations or bad designs, it may be best to walk away. Continue Reading
WiFi/WLAN is taken so much for granted nowadays, that it's easy to forget just how far it has come in recent years. Given that it took around 15 years to get from proprietary 1Mbps technologies to ... Continue Reading
Problem Solve WLAN Issues
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Understanding the functions of a wireless access point vs. wireless router will help you deploy the right device for the right circumstance. 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
Printing from virtual desktops is never easy. IT must decide whether to configure network or local printing and how to manage a multitude of printer drivers. Continue Reading