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Apple issues OS X Yosemite update for Wi-Fi bug

Apple has released an update for OS X Yosemite that claims to improve the reliability of Wi-Fi among other fixes.

New Broadcom chip offers faster 802.11ac performance for smartphones, tablets

Broadcom has announced the availability of a new chip it says is the fastest 802.11ac and Bluetooth combo chip on the market.

Proliferation of BYOD devices prompts Wi-Fi network upgrade at University of Miami

The explosion of BYOD devices on the network and the need for greater mobile network density prompted the University of Miami to make a major upgrade to their Wi-Fi network.

Younger mobile workers challenge IT to keep up

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.

Spotlight: BASF deploys Apprion Wi-Fi system in challenging plant environment

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.

Two-thirds of operators have deployed Wi-Fi to meet data service needs, says Analysys Mason

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 makes enterprise Wi-Fi less 'sticky'

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.

Juniper: Mobile devices to generate 90,000 petabytes of data by 2017

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.

Mobile workers face data caps, poor Wi-Fi connectivity

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 and Wi-Fi: Conflict or confluence?

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?