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Network Address Translation and its Role in IPv4 Conservation

By Timothy Boyer, Smart City‘s Data Operations Manager at the San Diego Convention Center   Since the development of the Internet in the 1980’s, 2^32 or about 4.2 billion unique Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses were created. Of those 4.2 billion only 3.2 billion were made available, the others

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A Brief History of Wireless Fidelity and the Evolution of 802.11

A Brief History of Wireless Fidelity and the evolution of 802.11 By Patrick Nelson, Smart City’s Operations Manager at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center   Although WiFi may appear as a technological advancement founded in the twentieth century the concept of WiFi was developed over 140 years ago. In

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Smart City Networks successfully completes two large Microsoft events in the month of July

July marked a busy month for Smart City, culminating with two large Microsoft events on opposing coasts with only a week separating them. TechReady, a semiannual 5-day internal technical conference for Microsoft employees was held at the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) in Seattle, Washington from July 26 – 30,

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