Friday, May 10, 2013 by
When it comes to BYOD
(bring your own device), enforcing
security on mobile devices connected to the network is absolutely
necessary to ensuring a successful Wi-Fi deployment in your
It doesn’t matter whether the devices are school-issued or
BYOD, permission must be enforced based on...
Monday, May 6, 2013 by
When talking about 802.11ac, beamforming is a common topic of
conversation. Yes, it was first standardized back in the 802.11n
days, but it was never widely implemented. Significant work was
devoted to making beamforming simpler to implement in silicon in
802.11ac, which I expect will pay off in...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by
What does it mean to be a mobile-first
enterprise and what networks are
needed to accommodate the modern corporate user? What are the
potential issues IT faces in a mobile-first enterprise and the
advantages of framing the problems properly for long-term
success and effectiveness?
These are common...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 by
Big news here at the Hive. Our AP121
enterprise Wi-Fi access points and cloud
networking solutions are now available on Apple Online Stores
Q. What does this news mean?
A. Organizations throughout EMEA will now be
able to purchase Aerohive’s scalable, secure and...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by
In today’s modern enterprise, designing a network that will
accommodate the new normal - a world where users are
constantly moving and connecting wirelessly from a myriad of mobile
devices – has typically been a challenge.
Administrators are forced to overlay their legacy network
Monday, March 4, 2013 by
Using your BYOD
device at Harvard Square just got a whole
lot easier thanks to an enterprise-class Wi-Fi upgrade provided by
This famous outdoor square is visited each year by over 8
million people - now any of these visitors can use their iPhone,
iPad or any other tablet or...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by
Most network designers are
worried about Co-channel Interference (CCI), where APs on the same
channel are contending for access, but equally important to
consider in today's high-density deployments is Adjacent Channel
Interference (ACI). There are 7 distinct ACI-related parameters
that may come...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by
Gartner says that midmarket CIOs will struggle to
their IT organizations in the near future and
that SMBs should consider
managed network services for a
long list of IT flexibility, cost, and staffing reasons. I couldn’t
agree more, and I’d like to discuss these issues in this
Thursday, December 27, 2012 by
The iPad is the most popular tablet in a variety of
venues today, including K-12 classrooms. Here are some things to
consider when designing your wireless network.
For a closer look at what I'm talking
Read the High-Density Wi-Fi Design and Configuration
Guide and related blog here
. See also...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by
By Craig J. Mathias, Principal with the Farpoint
BYOD is, and with good reason, all the rage today, it is also one
of the most misunderstood concepts in IT. There’s broad-based
confusion, we’ve found, with other emerging facilities, like mobile
device management (MDM), and also a good...