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802.11ac Wi-Fi hardware gains ground in the enterprise

Enterprises are buying into 802.11ac WLAN hardware, according to new research from IDC. Indeed, the research house said the adoption rate for 802.11ac is "noticeably faster" than what was seen with the upgrade from 802.11a/b/g to 802.11n several years ago.

Security is number one priority for enterprise WLAN networks, say IT pros

In light of the recent spate of high-profile data breaches, the security of wireless local access networks has become the number one concern of IT departments, according to a survey of IT purchase decision makers at 163 medium and large North American enterprises by Infonetics Research.

News Scan: Apple has more than iPhone 6 on its mind; ISIS rebrands to Softcard; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Sept. 4, including the big Sept. 9 plans for Apple, growth in the WLAN market, the rankings of the top enterprise smartphones, ISIS (the company) settles on a name change and the increase in vendors committing to Salesforce wearables.

News Scan: Credit card firms, Apple team on mobile payments; LTE deployment accelerates; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Sept. 2, including the credit card companies teaming with Apple for mobile payments, the global realization of LTE, the replacement of in-car entertainment by tablets, growth in the WLAN market and Amazon's plans for native mobile ads.

News Scan: BlackBerry cancels T-Mobile's license; Mobility fuels WLAN gear demand; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 4/2 including: T-Mobile's unfortunate advertising that has BlackBerry pulling their license to sell BB products, mobility's role in demand for WLAN equipment, MEMS microphones to top $1 billion in revenue due to demand from smartphone makers, how mobility is changing the B2B marketing path and the efforts of Zatarain's to engage customers by using in-store beacons.

More than 40% of European vehicles will employ V2X communications by 2030

By 2030, more than 40 percent of vehicles in Europe will use vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technologies to improve traffic safety and efficiency, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan.

News Scan: IT mobile spending to top $500B; Samsung tallies 166M business users; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 2/5 including: the hefty spending on mobile devices by IT, Samsung's estimates on BYOD and corporate-liable mobile users, Juniper's predictions for the augmented reality products market, WLAN's impact on enterprise edge revenue and the increase of Apple iOS' tablet market share.

Mobile device proliferation to fuel 15% annual growth rate for outdoor Wi-Fi gear market

Increasing use of smartphones and tablets is fueling growth of global outdoor Wi-Fi gear market, which TechNavio estimates will increase at a 15 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018.

News Scan: Nokia works on Android phone; FCC auction attracts speculators; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday 12/11 including: Nokia's plans for an Android-based low-end smartphone, biddings on FCC's wireless spectrum in first auction in 5 years, the slowdown of WLAN equipment, Broadcom's latest smart chip made for wearable technology and the bump of sales for corporate-owned smartphones may have people putting more stock in BYOD.

Cisco continues to lead the $1 billion WLAN gear market

Cisco continued to lead the wireless local area network--or WLAN--gear market, which topped $1 billion in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.