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Meet our Networking Luminaries

      Intro by Joel Vincent, Aerohive Director of Product Marketing   The Bloggers   Bradley Chambers (user), Director of Information Technology at Brainerd Baptist School Bradley Chambers has been the Director of Information Technology at Brainerd Baptist School since 2009. At BBS, he manages an Apple...

Out with the old Wi-Fi, in with the new

Check out this video from our partner Securicore showing how Aerohive's controller-less Wi-Fi solution brings you up to speed:  

No cloud, no problem

Not all cloud solutions are built equally. Aerohive APs allow access to all users even if there is a loss in cloud connection. Does yours?  Check out this video from our Partner Securicore demonstrating how Aerohive APs keep you connected:

Cloud Networking: A Viable Solution for the Enterprise

By Rohit Mehra, Vice President, Network Infrastructure, IDC Time and time again, we hear about the increasing prevalence of cloud technologies in enterprise IT, and the potential tools they can provide in the deployment and management of enterprise networks. As many in enterprise IT are aware,...

1:1 learning: Why our school deployed Aerohive Wi-Fi and switches

Aerohive guest blogger: Jeff Dayton, Director of Technology, The Madeira School   The Madeira School is an all girls’ boarding and day school for grades 9-12, located just outside Washington, D.C. on a 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia. More than half of our 321 students board at the school, and...

Aerohive WLAN simplifies networking for healthcare

[Guest blogger] By Chris Fadrowski, Senior Director of IT Infrastructure, Brookdale Senior Living   I recently came across an article pointing out that senior living communities have been slow to catch on when it comes to enterprise wireless technology, citing statistics that less than 10% of...

Using incredible guest Wi-Fi as a marketing tool

  Aerohive guest blogger: Bradley Chambers, Brainerd Baptist School A few months ago, I went into a popular national chain and this is what my connection on their “free Wi-Fi” resulted in (see pic).  If you happen to not be a LAN person, the 169 IP Address means that I didn't receive an address from...

Aerohive community: A place to collaborate on Wi-Fi, cloud, routing and VPN solutions

Aerohive guest blogger: Bradley Chambers, Brainerd Baptist School I've been around a lot of IT folks in my life and they are generally a unique breed of people. They seem to collaborate with their counterparts at their competition. IT folks see themselves as a nucleus working together. You see this...

Cloud-Managed wireless LANs: Eliminating the middle man

By Lisa Phifer, Core Competence Inc. Must traffic flow through a single policy enforcement point to assert centrally-defined security policies? Of course the answer is “no” – as demonstrated by many distributed security systems, from desktop anti-virus to wireless IPS. But this flawed thinking may...

BYOD: The Real Issues

 By Craig J. Mathias, Principal with the Farpoint GroupWhile 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...

The Undiscovered Feature: WLAN Location and Tracking

 By Craig J. Mathias, Principal with the Farpoint Group Our research into the subject has revealed that only a single-digit percentage of wireless-LAN shops are using and benefitting from one of the most interesting features of the wireless LAN itself: the location and tracking of client devices Most...