Posts Tagged ‘standards’

WiFi Basics Part 2: Standards and Amendments through 802.11n

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Here’s a quick overview of WiFi basics and WiFi history (and also a link to Part 1.)

Today, WiFi is everywhere: coffee shops, restaurants, retail, hotels, sports venues, etc. We can access it from our laptops, tablets, and smartphones. At home there may be game consoles, smart home devices, and set top boxes. I have several ChromeCast devices. They turn your TV into a wireless network device that you can stream movies from your computer or phone directly to the TV. It is so pervasive in our lifestyle that we don’t give it a second thought.


Structure 2010: Where Is Cloud Computing Headed?

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Standards and compatibility are obviously in the future for cloud computing … but whose standards will prevail?

The final panel of GigaOM’s Structure 2010 brought together five people who run a diverse groups of clouds — from Yahoo’s self-contained infrastructure that runs all its sites to The Planet, which offers cloud services for small businesses.