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Chris Spain

VP Product Management

Chris Spain, VP Product Management

Chris Spain is Vice President, Product Management in Cisco’s Wireless Networking Business Unit. His second tenure at Cisco, Chris has a background in switching, wireless networking, and telecommunications. He has held executive positions at Juniper, Network Equipment Technologies, and General Datacomm. Most recently, he was Vice President of Product Marketing & Technical Marketing for Aruba Networks.

Articles

Internet of Things: Why GHz Matters

Enterprise IT continues to play a critical role in the Internet of Things (IoT). A large part of IT’s role is understanding and anticipating what new device types will hit the network, when and how to optimally connect them. Beyond the obvious applications and services, an often-overlooked factor is the actual design of the thing. […]

March 13, 2015

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Welcome to the Network: Wi-Fi Wearables

It’s no surprise that wearable devices are increasingly Wi-Fi enabled. With Apple’s recent announcement of Wi-Fi support for Apple Watch and rumors that Google will bring Wi-Fi capabilities to Android Wear, wireless connectivity will continue to drive changes in the way we work and play. As more employees opt to use wearable devices in their […]

January 29, 2015

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Unleash True Mobility with an Innovative IT Infrastructure

There’s an influx of conversation focused on Bring Your Own Device, the consumerization of IT and how organizations can cope in today’s multi-device environment. IT and business leaders are being asked to securely connect thousands of devices competing for network resources; both wired and wireless while simultaneously supporting greater productivity in the workplace. With this […]

October 28, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Introducing the NBase-T Alliance – Redefining Access Networks

Today, Cisco, Aquantia, Freescale and Xilinx announced the founding of the NBase-T Alliance.  Key goals of the alliance are as follows: Promote collaboration and dialogue for developing technology to enable speeds greater than 1Gbps on existing Category 5e and Category 6 cabling infrastructure. Work in conjunction with standards bodies to standardize speeds greater than 1Gbps […]