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Joel Vincent, Aerohive Director of Product Marketing

Joel Vincent is the director of Product Marketing at Aerohive Networks. Prior to Aerohive, Joel led product marketing and management teams at Meru Networks, Cisco, CopperCom, Netgear, and Lucent where he successfully brought over 65 products and services to market worldwide, garnering awards ranging...

802.11ac: Setting a new price/performance standard

Every organization today is being driven to investigate the right WLAN because mobility has changed the way people work and live. The mobile lifestyle has become the mobile work-style. So implementing a WLAN or upgrading the existing WLAN is obviously the default action. It's the modern day...

Life and Death of the WLAN Controller

Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. -- Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost Today we are commemorating the passing of … well technically...

Online Event Alert: Death of the WLAN controller

This online event provided information about the expected industry-wide obsolescence of WLAN Controllers.                

The age of controllers is coming to an end …

Aerohive recently shipped its 500,000th controller-less AP, which is cause for celebration. Our disruption to the market is unprecedented and I believe it's reflected in our past growth. I don't use "disruption" lightly. We've fundamentally changed how Wi-Fi is deployed in organizations in a way...

Aerohive’s Founder Weighs in on 500K controller-less AP shipment

We recently sat down with Aerohive co-founder and CTO, Changming Liu, to celebrate Aerohive’s shipment in November of its 500,000th enterprise AP and what that means for Aerohive and the industry overall.   ~ ~ ~   Q: What does shipping 500K enterprise-class APs mean to you personally and for Aerohive,...

Wi-Fi Drives Largest Auto Repair Company in North America

About The Boyd Group In 1990, The Boyd Group opened its first autobody collision repair facility in Canada and is the largest operator of collision repair centers in North America, with over 3,000 employees and more than 250 locations.  With annual sales of over $430M, the company has grown through...

How AVC manages iOS7 and other mass-device upgrades

A WLAN admin's worst nightmare: It's the middle of the business day, and Apple unleashes iOS7 -- a slick new version of its operating system. This translates to a run-don't-walk scenario in which employees, en masse, fire up iTunes, and start downloading iOS7 over the corporate Wi-Fi network....

802.11ac – Game Over

There’s always a point in time where even though the game is being played, it’s obviously “game over.”  I believe Chick Hearn coined the term a couple decades ago as “extended gar-bage [pronounced: gar-bhaj] time.” That time where the game gets played out because it has to, for one reason or another,...

Aerohive Positioned in Visionaries Quadrant in 2013

We have once again been positioned as a Visionary in the Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure report by Gartner.   According to Gartner, a vendor in the Visionaries quadrant demonstrates an ability to increase features in its offering to provide a unique and...

802.11ac Video Series (part 7): Multi-User MIMO

Part Seven, and the final installment, of our 802.11ac video blog series with Matthew Gast   Matthew Gast, Aerohive’s Director of Product Management, and the author of 802.11 Wireless Networks: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly), has just completed writing his latest book: 802.11ac: A Survival Guide (O'Re...