This Wireless Ethernet or Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) is used by more than 83 percent of network administrators in their WLAN, according to a survey conducted by Microsoft and the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance
. Similarly, the HomeRF standard is another technology available at speeds up to 10 Mbps at distances up to 150 feet.
PRISM technology is designed to comply with the IEEE's 802.11 global standard, and Intersil is a founding sponsor of the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance
(WECA), whose Wi-Fi brand is a mark of compatibility for 802.11-based systems.
A member of the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance
(WECA) certifying Wi-Fi as the global, wireless LAN standard across all market segments, GRIC continues to pioneer roaming and remote Internet access, and provides its customers the ability to take advantage of broadband access points such as wireless hotspots.
Global Communication Devices (GCD), a fabless supplier of highly integrated semiconductor devices for wireless networking applications, has joined the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance
Industry analysts and the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance
recommend that enterprises deploy VPN technology, which directly addresses the security problem, and also provides advanced features like network and subnet roaming, session persistence for intermittent connections, and battery life management for mobile devices.