Monday, June 22, 2015

Why your business should upgrade to 802.11AC Wave 2 Wi-Fi

6 productivity tips for Chromebook power users | FCC to smack AT&T with $100M fine for choking "unlimited" data plan speeds

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Why your business should upgrade to 802.11AC Wave 2 Wi-Fi
Four reasons why now is the time to upgrade to 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi. Read More

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Avoid the Sales/IT Collision Scenario
This InfoWorld research report, based on an IDG QuickPulse survey administered to IT professionals, will provide insight into the BYOA trend, identify pain points associated with traditional online meeting tools, and address business-driven IT requirements that benefit the overall organization. Learn More


Bridging the Gap Between Users and IT
The BYOA trend is accelerating, as more users are ditching their current solution and introducing their own collaboration apps into the workplace, often without consulting IT. Read this study to learn four ways IT pros can regain control of collaboration. Learn More

6 productivity tips for Chromebook power users
These smart features make working on a Chromebook snappier and seamless Read More

FCC to smack AT&T with $100M fine for choking "unlimited" data plan speeds
The Federal Communications Commission said it plans to fine AT&T Mobility $100M – the agency’s largest fine ever -- for severely slowing down data speeds for customers with unlimited data plans. The FCC’s investigation revealed that millions of AT&T customers were slowed for an average of 12 days per billing cycle, significantly impeding their ability to use common data applications such as GPS mapping or streaming video. And the company failed to adequately notify its customers that they could receive speeds slower than the normal network speeds AT&T advertised, the FCC stated.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Virtual Mobile Infrastructure: Secure the data and apps, in lieu of the device
VMI offers an effective, efficient way to provide access to sensitive mobile apps and data without compromising security or user experience Read More

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Putting the Kibosh on Shadow IT
Read this paper to learn best practices for setting up an internal, IT-based cloud brokerage function that service the entire organization. Find out how this approach enables you to retain top-down visibility and control of network security and manage the impact of cloud traffic on your WAN. Learn More

Mobile security: the coming battle of hardware versus software
According to security experts, there are several paths forward for mobile payments, each with its own security implications Read More

Two years on, Google's Project Loon drifts into focus
Google X project is clearing technical and price hurdles, but commercial plans are still unknown Read More

HP aims for quick switch to Windows 10 on PCs, tablets
One of HP's first products to get Windows 10 will be the 8-inch Pro Tablet 608 G1 Read More


End User Experience Monitoring Landscape
Learn how traditional APM and device monitoring products leave enterprise IT Ops teams blind to what workforce users are actually experiencing. Learn More

Xirrus takes aim at headaches of 'guest' Wi-Fi networks
Wireless hardware vendor Xirrus is rolling out what it's hoping is a way to simplify Wi-Fi management and make the experience less annoying – today, the company announced a new MDM suite called EasyPass. Read More

IDG Contributor Network: Speedier 5.4-Gigabit Wi-Fi routers coming this year
Current, latest-tech Wi-Fi routers, running at 3.2 Gbps, are about to be superseded. Read More

Review: Double your iPhone battery life with these 6 smartphone cases
There is a thriving aftermarket for smartphone cases, some of which just offer protection while others contain a battery that can recharge your phone. In this review, we looked at six of them.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

8 ways to jumpstart your career
With family, work and personal obligations, few IT professionals feel they have extra time to sharpen their career prospects. But in reality, small changes can make a big difference. We’ve collected advice from experts on the tweaks IT professionals can make to improve their career prospects.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More


5 low-cost Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers

Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when checking channel usage.


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