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HiveOS/HiveManager helps enterprises scale

As the economy continues to grow and the private sector increases its workforce, enterprises need to ensure their wireless LAN infrastructure can scale to address these additional workers’ needs to get Wi-Fi access from their corporate devices as well as their own personal mobile devices. With HiveOS...

School district cuts ties with controllers

What happens when a power line is cut at your school and you're facing a network outage across three of your schools? In the case of Carlsbad Municipal Schools, that was the last straw. The IT team had to take a hard and fast look at replacing the Cisco and HP wireless solution with a controller-less...

IDC: Time to rethink enterprise WLAN architecture

Today's corporate networks are becoming increasingly complex. With increased mobility and Internet usage, virtualized applications, cloud services, data backup from distributed sites, and security and application updates, the network handles more tasks than ever before. The growing number of network...

1:1 learning made easy with controller-less Wi-Fi

Tyndale Christian School, located in Sydney, Australia has over 700 students, but only had Wi-Fi in two of its 18 buildings, with poor and unreliable coverage. For a school offering education to students from preschool to grade 12 with a vision to move to a 1:1 environment, it was desperate for a...

What is the economic advantage of controller-less Wi-Fi?

Ever finished a five-day training course and thought, “I can’t remember 70% of that”? We’ve all been through that experience but don’t stress about it too much as it’s just nice to have some time out the office, right?  However, your organization has just invested in a new product, and now it’s time...

UK research reveals practices of wireless-dependent workforce

In March we partnered with independent research company Vision Critical, and its Springboard UK panel, to delve into the user experiences of enterprise wireless in the UK – and the results are in!  While we found workers have a growing reliance on wireless access, many experience poor connectivity in...

World Cup Wi-Fi – Is your network ready?

The World Cup is a fantastic global event that simultaneously sparks great rivalry and togetherness, and while we embrace the magnificent atmosphere that is created in the office, at school, etc., organizations must consider the impact that user behavior can have on the network during this time.  Nobo...

Gigabit Wi-Fi and World Cup: Who's getting benched?

With the World Cup fast approaching, there’s much speculation about which team will triumph in Brazil. Spain has dominated the international stage for many years now but times are changing with an aging team of stars, and people are searching for the next generation to place their bets on.  In theory...

Study breaks down controller-less Wi-Fi cost savings

I hate it when I’m attracted by the price of a new car, then the salesperson pulls out the 10-page list of optional luxury additions such a as a spare tire. Even when I've finally decided to pay that bottom line figure, I then need to consider the road tax, insurance and breakdown options. What is...

Application control killed the radio star

Who remembers the announcement from December 2012 when Aruba jumped into the Application Visibility and Control arena with their 7200 controller and plans for AppRF? It was a very exciting time in the wireless world seeing how mobility is impacting networks and the level of visibility required in...