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wireless network

A system by which a computer, cell phone, or other device can access the Internet without being plugged into a router. I can't connect to the Internet on my laptop—why isn't the wireless network working? What's the password for the wireless network?
See also: network, wireless
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Security is still the biggest problem looming over the technology," says Eric Winegar, President and CEO of NLE, a Utah based wireless network Value Added Reseller.
net is a non-profit volunteer organization that assists communities throughout the New York metropolitan area in planning and implementing local wireless networks using the deregulated spectrum.
More advanced wireless networks include other security features designed to make it even harder to access critical information on the LAN.
As with the use of computers on commercial airline flights, experience with wireless networks in hospitals and clinics is leading many institutions to approve their use with fewer and fewer restrictions.
The OCELOT software virtually eliminates the need for drive tests because it allows service providers to deploy networks in their optimized state," said Paul Mankiewich, vice president of wireless advanced technologies for Lucent's Wireless Networks Group.
The company's wireless LAN monitoring and analysis products--available in handheld, laptop and enterprise configurations--are designed to provide an integrated set of solutions to plan, set up, secure and manage wireless networks.
Based on the Forrester Research findings, there are five common myths associated with the enterprise adoption of wireless networks, which include misperceptions about limitations, security, ease of deployment and management, and value beyond mobile data.
Customers benefit by having a cutting-edge RF spectrum analysis and security solution that complements and enhances a Cisco[R] Unified Wireless Network.
Security is a primary concern with wireless networks, especially in the government market, which is why we include FIPS-validated code integrated into our baseline software release," said Alan Cohen, senior director of mobility solutions at Cisco.
Bluesocket's BlueSecure solution helps network administrators to easily manage and deploy wireless networks.
For Carnival, managing complex wired and wireless networks for both land and sea operations is a part of business, and anything that makes network management easier and less time consuming is more than welcomed," said Yi Wang, senior network engineer, Carnival Cruise Lines.
The technologies that Republic Polytechnic has implemented could potentially also be used for even larger-scale wireless networks such as the ones in the next-generation National Infocomm Infrastructure," he said.
AirWISE software can be embedded into any device platform or server configuration to monitor and troubleshoot wireless networks of any size, scale or complexity.
NASDAQ:CSCO) today announced that it is working with Intel Corporation, Nokia, Research In Motion (RIM) and other technology leaders to drive enterprise adoption of voice-ready wireless networks.
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