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Extreme Wi-Fi warrior: This 802.11ac outdoor AP is TOUGH

We all tend to rely on Wi-Fi for network access today, but increasingly the network itself is relying on Wi-Fi to provide backhaul connectivity between campus buildings or sites. Where previously enterprise Wi-Fi and point-to-point (PTP) would typically be two separate technologies, we now see...

Probably the toughest Wi-Fi on the planet

Wondering how to test the toughness of the new Aerohive outdoor 802.11ac AP? Easy. Make it complete one of the toughest obstacle courses on the planet. Now that’s an extreme deployment of Wi-Fi.  Take one AP1130, strap it to your colleague's back, take it through 13 miles of mud, electrocutions,...

On the Record: Aerohive Exec Talks Drones and Wi-Fi

Recently, we blogged about Aerohive's own VP of Product Management Adam Conway who attached a BR100 Wi-Fi Router with a 4G module to a custom Wi-Fi enabled drone. Tech evangelist and blogger Robert Scoble sat down with Adam and learned more about his drone, including aspirations to enable...

Extreme Wi-Fi Deployment: Wireless on the high seas

Who: Cleveland Tall Ships Festival Where: Cleveland, OH What kind of deployment: Outdoor wireless deployment on board Tall Ships to enable Wi-Fi access for ships and their crews. Whoa, that's extreme: Technology consultant company ICNS deployed Aerohive AP330s, providing superior coverage, even in a...

Most Extreme Wi-Fi: AP-equipped drone takes flight

Who: Aerohive Networks (that's right - us!) Where: Sunnyvale, CA What kind of deployment: Aerohive BR100 Wi-Fi Router with a 4G module attached to a custom drone made by Aerohive Vice President of Product Management, Adam Conway. Whoa, that's extreme! The BR100 soared a few hundred feet and...

Most Extreme Wi-Fi Deployments: Steel-melting heat

    Who: Severstal North America Where: Dearborn, Michigan What kind of deployment: One of the largest steelmakers in the United States needed a Wi-Fi network that could withstand an environment of steel-melting heat. Whoa, that's extreme: Temperatures so extreme that the Aerohive AP350s had to be put...

Most Extreme Aerohive Wi-Fi Deployments: 50 below

Who: Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo (SMM Pogo) LLCWhere: Interior of Alaska, 80 miles from nearest cityWhat kind of deployment: Outdoor AP providing Wi-Fi in frigid temps ranging from 20 to 30 degrees below zero, and often as low as 50 degrees below.Whoa, that's extreme! SMM Pogo's AP170s are installed...

Most Extreme Aerohive Wi-Fi Deployments: Underwater Wi-Fi

Who: e-Learning Expo (smart EDU)Where: Seoul KoreaWhat kind of deployment: Underwater Wi-FiWhoa, that's extreme!: LDCC (Lotte Data Communication Co) provided Wi-Fi guest access during the e-Learning Expo (smart EDU) 2012 using Aerohive’s AP330 and AP170  access points ... fully submerged in a fish...

Most Extreme Aerohive Wi-Fi Deployments: The Haiti earthquake

Who: First Response camps, post-Haiti earthquakeWhere: HaitiWhat kind of deployment: Emergency responseWhoa, that's extreme!: INGO (International Non-governmental Organizations) teams working in Haiti after the country’s 2010 catastrophic 7.0 earthquakeneeded a Wi-Fi infrastructure to coordinate...