Do you find your Internet speed too slow at times, and wish for just a bit more bandwidth to complete that large download just a tad faster? Well, the research and development team at Telefonica have come up with a technology to let you borrow some unused bandwidth from your neighbors to increase the oomph of your own Internet experience.
Expectations of young workers using mobile devices for work are challenging IT to keep up, says a new survey sponsored by Wi-Fi vendor Aruba Networks.
Despite the challenges of deploying Wi-Fi in a manufacturing environment, German chemical firm BASF decided to take the risk and deploy Wi-Fi at its 500 acre site in Freeport, Texas, explained ARC Advisory Group.
More than two-thirds of operators surveyed by Analysys Mason have deployed Wi-Fi to meet the data consumption and service requirements of their customers, yet most are finding it hard to create a compelling business case for Wi-Fi.
Aruba Networks unveiled on Tuesday its next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi product that includes Aruba 220 series Wi-Fi access points and its ClientMatch technology to lessen "sticky" clients that do not automatically stay connected to the best access point.
Mobile devices are forecasted to generate data traffic exceeding 90,000 petabytes by 2017, with a majority of that traffic occurring over Wi-Fi networks, according to the latest report from Juniper Research.
A full 42 percent of mobile workers surveyed by Wi-Fi provider iPass said that excessive cellular connectivity charges and restrictions on monthly plans force them to limit their data usage, affecting their productivity.
BYOD is threatening to overwhelm enterprise's Wi-Fi networks. Enteprises are scrambling to deploy additional W-Fi infrastructure, while effectively managing the Wi-Fi networks they have. What is an IT manager to do?
Microsoft has selected Ixia as the "official test house" to qualify its Lync unified communications platform against Wi-Fi networking and client devices, Ixia announced on Wednesday.
The proliferation of personally owned mobile devices in the workplace is putting a strain on Wi-Fi networks that were not designed to handle that kind of workload, warns an article in the Hartford Business Journal.