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Wi-Fi

Smartphones, tablets, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), and mobility make fast, reliable wireless access a must for the enterprise. As with the rest of the networking world, however, the Wi-Fi landscape can be a challenge to navigate. Enterprise Networking Planet's Wi-Fi news, features, and expert guides can help you choose between 802.11n and 802.11ac and decide which wireless access points (APs) best suit your needs.

Cisco Meraki Expands into Cloud Managed Communications

Technology platform originally built for managing WiFi devices continues to evolve under Cisco's ownership.

Interop: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Expands Wired and Wireless Portfolio

New Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise gear includes 802.11ac Wave 2 access points and new wired switches with SDN support.

Brocade Acquires Ruckus Wireless for $1.5B

Brocade jumps into the wireless market with a big buy.

Aruba Debuts New Wi-Fi Gear with HPE

New wired and wireless technology from Aruba benefits from the capabilities of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow Emerges for IoT

Though not yet officially a standard, Wi-Fi Alliance is now pushing low-power Internet of Things approach.

Xirrus Expands Guest WiFi with EasyPass

Guest WiFi can be a real security challenge, but it doesn't have to be that way.

Xirrus Advances 802.11ac with New Hardware

X2 and XD2 WiFi hardware debut, adding new entry-level and Wave 2 802.11ac gear to the Xirrus portfolio.

Breathe New Life into Your WLAN

New technologies improve enterprise WLAN performance and prepare Wi-Fi networks for the demands of the Internet of Things future.

Fortinet Set to Acquire Meru Networks for $44 Million

Consolidation in the WLAN marketplace continues.

Xirrus Debuts New XD4 High Density Access Point for IoT

The IoT era demands pervasive wireless connectivity, and Xirrus want to be the company that makes it happen.

Aruba Advances Cloud Networking Control

Aruba takes on Cisco Meraki Wi-Fi gear with new 7000 Series cloud services controllers.

HP Set to Acquire Aruba Networks for $2.7 Billion

HP aims to grow its WiFi capabilities through Aruba Networks acquisition.

A Better Ethernet for a More Modern Data Center

Ethernet is evolving along with the data center, and sometimes that means incremental improvements rather than giant leaps forward.

802.11ac Adoption Grows WLAN Market Revenues

IDC reports on third quarter 2014 WLAN revenues and the impact of 802.11ac Wi-Fi adoption.

Meru Puts SDN Spin on the WLAN with Meru Center and App Store

Wi-Fi vendor announces Meru Center and Meru App Store for easier deployment of wireless networking and SDN applications in the WLAN.

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