• Best Enterprise Gear for the 802.11ac Wi-Fi Standard

    4 monthes ago - By Business

    As with most technologies, the wireless LAN space continues to evolve at a brisk pace. The current IEEE wireless networking standard is 802.11ac, which offers considerable advantages over its predecessor, 802.11n. As of this writing, enterprise products offer rates up to 5,200 Mbps at the physical interfaces (although real-world tests may end up being about 60 to 70 percent of this), up to 160MHz channels, and 4x4 Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output with support for up to 4 spacial streams.
    There are a number of things that have progressed in the wireless landscape over the last year...
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  • Why You Should Care About IEEE 802.11ax

    4 monthes ago - By Business

    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers develop the 802.11 specifications that define wireless networking. Like any technology, the 802.11 standard is ever-evolving.
    For example, many Wi-Fi routers nowadays support 802.11ac, published in 2013. The ac standard, called Gigabit Wi-Fi, has the following properties:
    Maximum speed of 1.3 Gbps
    Operates in the 5-GHz band
    Connect up to four devices simultaneously via Multi User - Multi Input Multi Output
    What is 802.11ax
    The IEEE is hard at work on the 802.11ax standard and plans to release it publicly in 2019. You can read the...
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