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Abby Strong, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Aerohive Networks

Abby is Senior Product Marketing Manager at Aerohive Networks, where she defines market strategy and vision for the cloud and application products. Previously, she led product strategy and development for the routing, authentication, and education-focused products and platforms. Abby has spent over a...

Is your Wi-Fi Access Point secure?

What if the AP in your high school gym went missing? Or someone tampered with the AP in the back of your clothing store? Or a hacker paid a visit to his grandmother in her long term care facility and was able to access the building's Wi-Fi network? Wi-Fi security is always a major concern to...

What is a WLAN controller (part 2)

So I published a blog last week going through the history of WLAN controllers and why they exist as part of WLAN architecture. While the blog itself generated some good conversation, the Oxford dictionary definition didn’t quite cover the entirety of what a WLAN controller really is. Maybe I’ll try...

What is a WLAN controller (part 1)

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a “Controller” is defined as:  Therefore, a wireless LAN controller is a device that directs or regulates traffic on the wireless network and is sold by WLAN controller vendors.  So why does this device exist on WLAN networks and not in a switch or router...

Innovative Wi-Fi: How to do packet captures

While at the Wireless LAN Professionals Summit 2014 last week, I got to meet a lot of really smart, technical folks who are passionate about Wi-Fi. It was great to start off the week listening to one of my favorite presenters, Matthew Gast, go over some of the forthcoming technology advances in...

Wi-Fi for healthcare: Aerohive's Point of Care solution

Healthcare providers today are often overwhelmed on how best to implement a wireless solution, often thinking it's too complex to install and manage. Aerohive's simplified Point of Care solution delivers resilient Wi-Fi within budget to allow flexibility and freedom in delivering the highest quality...

When it comes to BYOD, simplicity and confidence are best

Overheard during a recent customer Executive Briefing Center visit: "We need a solution that is simple and can do everything.”  Overheard at coffee shop: “Confidence is based in competence. Arrogance is confidence without competence.”  The world of mobility is changing. We see this every day. ABI Resea...

How many devices does it take?

(Sidebar to Abby Strong's article, Introducing Aerohive's Mobility Suite)   “Soon there will be more mobile devices than toothbrushes in this world,” said Jonathan Chadwick, CFO of VMware, when commenting on their acquisition of AIrWatch last week.   With Gartner predicting that there will be over 1.28...

Introducing Aerohive's Mobility Suite

Aerohive is pleased and proud to pave the way to Simpli-Fi as we enable our customers to take control over the mobile first workforce with our new Mobility Suite of applications and functionality that provides the control and management necessary for the entire spectrum of clients and devices.   The Ae...

How to manage mobile devices on your WLAN

In this video, Abby Strong demonstrates Aerohive's Client Management application, a cloud-enabled solution for device on-boarding and management. Client Management helps companies in supporting BYOD and corporate-issued devices on their networks, and helps transform the network into a platform for...

Want an Aerohive AP? Check the Apple Store!

In this iEverything world, Wi-Fi is the primary access layer and an essential part of the user experience. Often it doesn’t matter how powerful, beautiful, or state-of-the-art the device is, if the network cannot provide reliable access to the applications that make those devices so appealing.   One...