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  • 802.11ac: Very High Throughput

    White Papers // Nov 2012 // provided by Ruckus Network

    Also known as Very High Throughput (VHT), 802.11ac is currently an IEEE draft amendment that set out to break the 1 Gbps barrier, to improve Wi-Fi's spectral efficiency, and to expand on the capabilities introduced by 802.11n - MIMO radios, wider channel bandwidths, and faster Wi-Fi. 802.11n drastically improved capacity ...

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  • The Business Case for Service Provider Wi-Fi

    White Papers // Aug 2012 // provided by Ruckus Network

    The mobile industry is seeing rapid growth in data traffic. This started with the launch of the iPhone back in 2007 and has continued unabated for the last 5 years. Most industry pundits are expecting mobile data growth to continue at rates well in excess of 50% annually through the ...

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  • Integrating Wi-Fi RANs into the Mobile Packet Core

    White Papers // Aug 2012 // provided by Ruckus Network

    There has been a great deal of interest of late in using Wi-Fi to offload traffic from heavily congested mobile networks. Early deployments consisted of building a parallel Wi-Fi offload network that takes traffic directly to the Internet. The mobile network operator would implement a proprietary client of some kind ...

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  • Wi-Fi Opportunities in the Senior Housing and Care Markets

    White Papers // Jul 2012 // provided by Ruckus Network

    Ruckus has seen a burgeoning opportunity in the senior housing and care sector as populations' age and the growing elderly populations can no longer live alone. Similar changes are evolving globally, particularly in EMEA, as elder and nursing care living become culturally accepted and mainstream. Many of these facilities need ...

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  • Interworking Wi-Fi and Mobile Networks

    White Papers // May 2012 // provided by Ruckus Network

    Operators are compelled to explore options to meet ever rising mobile Internet data demand - including extending existing 3G networks, rolling out LTE macro networks, adding LTE small cells or integrating Wi-Fi into the mobile core for data offload. Each option provides either near-term or long-term alleviation to operators' bandwidth ...

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  • Using All the Tools You Can

    White Papers // May 2012 // provided by Ruckus Network

    User demands on Wi-Fi networks continue to rise quickly across every segment of the industry, and as a direct result, great radio performance matters more than ever. Achieving that high performance is no small challenge in the face of high AP density, high client counts, and interference - requiring the ...

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  • Smarter Wireless Networks for MSOs

    White Papers // Feb 2012 // provided by Ruckus Network

    The rapid adoption and expansion of mobile Internet services is one of the biggest trends in telecommunications in the last ten years. Mobile Internet operation has the potential for significant business value to cable operators looking for new sources of revenue. However, this is not without risks. The messy, statistical ...

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  • Dealing with Density: The Move to Small-Cell Architectures

    White Papers // Nov 2011 // provided by Ruckus Network

    The expansion and evolution of cellular networks over the past decades has been astounding. Networks initially designed for voice traffic have grown to accommodate increasingly high data-traffic loads. This growth has long relied on a network of macro cells to provide a good balance of wireless coverage and capacity. The ...

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  • Radios, Antennas and Other Wi-Fi Essentials

    White Papers // Jul 2011 // provided by Ruckus Network

    Wi-Fi (802.11) is an access technology that connects IP devices to a wired network using wireless radios. The client devices have radios (wireless adapters) that connect to Access Point (AP) radios. These radios transmit over unlicensed radio spectrum; either the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz bands. So how does an ...

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  • WLAN Security: Simplifying without Compromising

    White Papers // Mar 2011 // provided by Ruckus Network

    Fundamentally there is a converse relationship between security and convenience - and in the case of WLAN security, convenience translates into IT management resources in addition to end user time and effort. Finding a balance between the right level of security for size and type of organization is critical for ...

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