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When Wireless Routers Keep Failing

Laptops with wireless routers that keep failing may indicate that the device is suffering from interference. To solve this problem, it is recommended that the owner download and run NetStumbler, which could locate another access point with a strong enough signal or multiple access points on the same channel. Interference could also be caused byContinue Reading

Introduction To NetStumbler

For a Swiss Army knife of wireless network diagnostics, “NetStumbler” is saddled with a somewhat unfortunate name. Although it implies a sort of blind luck, NetStumbler is actually most useful for pinpointing details of a wireless network, helping you configure, secure, optimize and discover. Via []Continue Reading

Quick Guide To Protecting Wi-Fi Networks And Users

As mobile networks get more convenient, they get less secure. Mobile security decreases as inconvenience increases. Here’s a few things you can do to protect yourself and your enterprise. Via []Continue Reading

10-Minute Guide To Setting Up A Wi-Fi Network

OK, designing and planning an enterprise wireless network will take longer than 10 minutes. But our guide covers all the high points, from security to coverage patterns, and will help you get yours installed as quickly as possible. Via []Continue Reading

Troubleshooting Poor WLAN Performance

After installing a wireless LAN, you might find that it doesn’t support applications as expected. Users may complain of erratic connections and slow performance, which hampers the use and benefits of applications. When this happens, you’ll need to do some troubleshooting. Start by finding the root cause of the problems. Via []Continue Reading

Take A Moment To Look At Your Wireless Network

Well I hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving day! I didn’t eat too much, but there was a lot of good food! Via []Continue Reading

Secure Your Wireless Network

Wireless networks have become a reality for companies of all sizes. In small and midsized businesses (SMBs), wireless networks’ low cost and ease of deployment can make them preferable to wired networks. Larger enterprises view wireless networks as facilitating employees meeting in rooms, lounges, and even cafeterias with their laptops to maintain network connectivity. ViaContinue Reading

How To Make Wireless Networking Work

Ah, the joy of wireless networking! No more tripping over messy cables or taking turns on the internet. Whether it’s a PC in the bedroom or a notebook PC in your garden, wireless networking, or Wi-Fi, means you can use a computer where it suits you without a cable in sight. Via []Continue Reading

Implementing Wi-Fi Multicast Solutions

Most wireless applications make use of unicast packets for transporting information directly from one point to another. For example, an interaction with the Internet makes use of unicast packets when you browse the Web or synchronize email. Via []Continue Reading

Wound Up In Wireless

With all the media coverage and vendor hype it is easy to believe we are in the middle of a wireless revolution. But don’t get carried away: while there is an opportunity to deliver value to customers through wireless solutions, resellers must present solid business cases and help customers around technical complexities Via []Continue Reading

Voice Over Wi-Fi: Too Green For The Enterprise

Everyone likes to get something for nothing, so the combination of Internet telephony and open wireless access can seem irresistible. Imagine a wireless phone that can work with networks all over the world, without needing a subscription to a service provider. Via []Continue Reading

Corporate Wi-Fi Integration, Part 3

Parts 1 and 2 of this of this 4-part series, we discussed some of the reasons for making the switch to Wi-Fi, the all-important site survey, and what components make up a WLAN. In this, part 3 of our series, we’ll discuss some of the issues that inevitably crop up and a list of theContinue Reading

WiMAX: Broadband Wireless Access

WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is the IEEE 802.16 standards-based wireless technology that provides MAN (Metropolitan Area Network) broadband connectivity. WiMAX is an Air Interface for Fixed Broadband Wireless Access Systems, also known as the IEEE WirelessMAN air interface. WiMAX-based systems can be used to transmit signals as far as 30 miles. So far,Continue Reading

Wireless Is More

Want to free yourself from the clutter of computer cables, surf the web from the sofa, and download music in the garden? It’s easy – all you need is a wireless home network. Via []Continue Reading

Manage Your Company Wireless Network Hardware To Prevent Security Breaches

Adding wireless components to an established local area network can cause confusion and declining confidence in security. Here’s how to manage expansion without compromising network integrity. Via []Continue Reading