The British government is ponying up £1 million to buy every member of Parliament an iPad Air 2 and laptop.
Are you pulling your hair out over poor mobile service coverage at work? You are certainly not alone.
Maybe shoddy hotel Wi-Fi will soon be a thing of a past. It's a nice thought, anyway, right?
The 802.11ac protocol has now been around two years, and as most device manufacturers are just now shipping new products that are 11ac-compatible, it will still be a few years before the protocol proliferates in the enterprise.
BYOD users are accustomed to ubiquitous connectivity at home and in public places. When these users come into work, they expect the same level of connectivity, but they often find that it is inferior to those other venues.
Don't start planning your network upgrade quite yet, but a future wave of Wi-Fi could offer data transmission rates of 100 Gbps. New networking technology out of the University of Oxford is said to provide such data transfer rates using light.
Upgrading wireless networks to 802.11ac--and then on to Wave 2 later this year--can be a tricky task even in the best situations. Enterprises are still moving to the latest wireless standard, but with a rapidly increasing number of devices supporting it and the overall benefit of faster transfer speeds, it's a justifiable network upgrade project.
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NHS Human Services replaced its Wi-Fi network with an Aruba Networks' wireless infrastructure to obtain the flexibily, security and performance it needed for a client base of over 50,000.
Reflecting the shift to a wireless workplace, Gartner predicts that 40 percent of enterprises will use Wi-Fi as the default connection even for non-mobile devices, such as desktops, desk phones, projectors, and conference room.