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March 10, 2017
The next few years will see 5G networks, connected cars, AR and VR colliding with IoT. Experts discussed this future of mobility at the IDC Directions conference.
September 23, 2016
Wi-Fi analytics software gives IT departments visibility into network performance. Sports stadiums, schools, hospitals and more organizations are taking advantage of this technology.
July 27, 2016
Dropbox adds a few new features to enhance its IT management interface, giving admins more control of the corporate content users share in its business-focused editions.
May 10, 2016
Citrix's new chief executive speaks on a future where Windows isn't the only game in town.
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Networking vendors have unveiled Wi-Fi 6 devices, yet the wireless standard is not ratified. Don't expect Wi-Fi 6 to flow into the mainstream anytime soon. Continue Reading
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Connecting an audience to the motion and music of a dance production takes more than dance and musical skills. For one professor, it required network flexibility and the Cradlepoint AER2100 router. Continue Reading
Providing remote customer support can be a challenge for organizations of any size. But there's an app for that -- which one software provider put to good use. Continue Reading
With an ever-growing mobile workforce, Wi-Fi is an essential part of business today. But all mobile devices can hit Wi-Fi snags. Luckily, IT has plenty of ways to untangle the mess. Continue Reading