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Mathew Edwards, Aerohive Product Marketing Manager

Mat is a Product Marketing Manager at Aerohive Networks, driving strategy and vision for our incredible controller-less wireless LAN solutions.  Mat has a wireless LAN career spanning nearly a decade, having worked with leading vendors, partners and integrators. Having previous roles as an...

How BYOD and IoT are driving Wi-Fi security challenges

As the demand for mobility continues to increase, and Wi-Fi quickly is replacing Ethernet as the primary access layer, many organizations are facing new security challenges. This is especially timely with the greater demand for access from an ever-increasing number of guest and BYO-devices. Of...

Retail is getting a second wind thanks to Wi-Fi, IoT, and Apps

Smart retailers have stopped waging war between the online and offline worlds, and have instead embraced mobile technologies to bring the online world into brick and mortar stores with great success. The result of the technology-driven store is better customer engagement through a tailored shopping...

How PPSK keeps your network and private information safe

Though using IEEE 802.1X is the most secure approach to Wi-Fi authentication, this method is typically only implemented for devices managed by IT staff - where they have control over the domain infrastructure, user accounts, and wireless clients being used. For BYOD, contractors, or guests, the IT...

How to enable mobility while protecting your WLAN

With the ever-increasing demand for mobility, and wireless rapidly replacing Ethernet as the primary access method onto the network, organizations are cautious of the security challenges that lie ahead. This is especially true given the demand for access from a growing number of guest and BYO-...

How Wi-Fi can help retailers build brand loyalty

While retailers are increasingly electing to deploy Wi-Fi, they also want to provide shoppers with a personalized experience and to engage with them on a deeper level in order to  build brand loyalty.  In the video below, Aerohive's Mat Edwards explores this topic and current trends from a...

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,...

Wi-Fi: The Great Enabler

You’ve just done your weekly grocery shop, you unload your car and prepare yourself for the trans-Siberian like journey that will take you from the car to the fridge. You brave the treacherous conditions with your supplies in hand, feeling the intolerable ache from the plastic bags digging into your...

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...

802.11ac – The 2014 WLAN Buyer's Guide

Another year, another challenge. 2014 is the year of Gigabit Wi-Fi. With the development of 802.11ac, wireless LANs surpass the Gigabit speed barrier.  Only ten years ago, the idea of Wi-Fi as the primary access technology was little more than a vision. The WLANs of that period were designed...