Deploying 802.11ac won't force a wired network...
The rollout of new 802.11ac Wave 1 and Wave 2 access points is kicking up an old worry among IT managers: Is the bandwidth on the wireless side going to be so great that I need to upgrade my wired network?  The answer is still no. Really, there is no need to panic. Wireless...
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Building classroom friendly technology
As I mentioned last week, when looking at new technology, there is a set of guidelines we should follow in order to determine if new technology is 'teacher friendly' and 'classroom friendly'. This will help us avoid the mistakes of our past in the future. It promotes whole...
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Innovation in education: Listen to technology's...
A lot of schools focus heavily on feeds and speeds and miss out on the bigger picture. In this week's Out of School podcast, Bradley Chambers welcomes special guest Katrina Keene, Director of Innovation at Canterbury School where she provides leadership for not only...
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Building unique workflows with ID Manager's APIs
Last summer we released a set of REST APIs for ID Manager. Our goal is to enable customers and partners to use these APIs to create unique, tuned workflows for their environments.  One thing you may not realize is we also used the APIs ourselves. We recently released our...
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Hello tablets, good-bye Digital Whiteboards in the...
E-RATE funding season is here and it's made me nostalgic. As we make our way through 2015, you hear very little about digital whiteboards. They were a hot item only a few years ago, but things have changed thanks to the growing prevalence of Wi-Fi in schools and the rising...
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HiveManager NG: Solving 4 common WLAN admin...
In today’s “always connected” world, being able to access, control, and troubleshoot your mobility infrastructure from anywhere is not only possible, but required.  With that challenge in mind, HiveManager NG - Aerohive’s next-generation network management solution - was...
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What does 802.11ac "wave 2" mean and do you need...
In the past month, I’ve given several talks on 802.11ac, and I’ve been receiving many of the same questions repeatedly. So, I’m going to turn them into another blog series on 11ac, with the first entry (this one) discussing the “wave 1” and “wave 2” terminology. The 802.11ac...
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Wait on 802.11ac Wave 2 until mobile devices catch...
The dust around 802.11ac Wave 1 has barely settled, yet in true Silicon Valley-style, the hype has already started around what's next: That would be 11ac Wave 2. Should you care? Does Wave 2 affect you today? Should you drop everything and investigate a Wave 2 upgrade? Will...
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Deploying 802.11ac won't force a wired network...
The rollout of new 802.11ac Wave 1 and Wave 2 access points is kicking up an old worry among IT managers: Is the bandwidth on the wireless side going to be so great that I need to upgrade my wired network?  The answer is...
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