Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by
Most network designers are
worried about Co-channel Interference (CCI), where APs on the same
channel are contending for access, but equally important to
consider in today's high-density deployments is Adjacent Channel
Interference (ACI). There are 7 distinct ACI-related parameters
that may come...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by
Gartner says that midmarket CIOs will struggle to
their IT organizations in the near future and
that SMBs should consider
managed network services for a
long list of IT flexibility, cost, and staffing reasons. I couldn’t
agree more, and I’d like to discuss these issues in this
Thursday, December 27, 2012 by
The iPad is the most popular tablet in a variety of
venues today, including K-12 classrooms. Here are some things to
consider when designing your wireless network.
For a closer look at what I'm talking
Read the High-Density Wi-Fi Design and Configuration
Guide and related blog here
. See also ...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by
OK, so I know what you’re thinking … What does Bob
have to do with Aerohive? Well, I have a snappy
answer to that. He’s Aerohive’s Regional Sales Manager in the
Northern UK, actually … and his name is Bob Mark Calvert
. He works with Ben Wilson, superstar
Sr. SE, and all-around brainiac....
Friday, October 19, 2012 by
Our friends at WiTS
(Wireless Training & Solutions) have done it
again – another awesome HTML5 reference tool! This time, an
interactive MCS tool. Click an MCS rate or modulation type once to
see just those items, and click it again to return to the main
screen. This is helpful when you want to know...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 by
Well, you knew it had to happen. The makers of Wi-Fi Channel Simulator
have brought us a 2.0
version. Yes, now with 80 and 160 MHz wide channels and in HTML5
for all of you Apple-lovin’, iPad-packin’, Flash-hatin’ geeks out
there. Oh, by the way, that describes me too. SWEET!
Thursday, October 4, 2012 by
Meraki has taken Wi-Fi infrastructure to a whole new level of
ridiculous with the “Split Controller.” My inner sarcastic comedian
couldn’t keep quiet about this.Meraki devices (APs, switches, and routers) connect to their cloud
management platform for management and control. To be absolutely
Friday, September 28, 2012 by
It’s been exactly 3 years since I started at Aerohive
, and I’m pretty
dang sure I mentioned that every Wi-Fi infrastructure company would
be forced to “copy Aerohive
or die.” Wait for it … wait for it… I TOLD
YOU SO! Ah … that feels nice … OK, I’m over it. So … moving on.
Here we are, after all...
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by
The iPad is the most popular end user device in the K-12
Today's de-facto standard for K-12 deployments is 1 AP per
It's typical to see ~30 iPads per classroom most anywhere in the
world. Less in some places, more in others.iPads are "single spatial stream capable (1SS)"...
Thursday, June 28, 2012 by
So let’s talk about the cost (with shipping/tax where
applicable) of this Big Black Box (B3) project, shall we? While
we’re at it, I’ll throw in comments on why I bought each one,
whether I should’ve bought it, whether I’m happy with my purchase,
and perhaps suggestions for replacements as...