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Wes Purvis

Technical Marketing Engineer

Cisco’s Enterprise Networking Group

Wes Purvis is a Technical Marketing Engineer in Cisco’s Enterprise Networking Group focusing on mobility. He is a proud alumnus of Syracuse University with a dual degree in Information Management and Technology, and Television, Radio, and Film. As well as a Master’s in Telecommunication and Network Management. He is a New Jersey native and always on the lookout for a good slice of pizza.

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October 27, 2017

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Miercom Proves: Cisco versus Huawei is No Contest

Miercom—a nonpartisan testing lab—recently published an analysis on Cisco’s Digital Network Architecture & Huawei’s Agile Solution. 

February 23, 2017

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Check Out the Cisco Flexible Radio Assignment Whitepaper!

The No Strings Attached Show has published a whitepaper on Cisco Flexible Radio Assignment (FRA).  FRA is a feature of the Aironet 2800 and 3800 series access points.  These APs have a flexible radio that can operate in 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, or monitor mode- this allows for both radios on the AP to be configured for Dual 11ac.  […]

August 18, 2016

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

The Nitty-Gritty of Cisco Hyperlocation

Have you ever wondered about Cisco Hyperlocation?  Want to know how it works?  Well, then you should check out the write up from the No Strings Attached...

December 16, 2015

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Miercom Report: Out in Front with Wave 2

In case you haven’t heard, 802.11ac Wave 2 is here. We’ve been shipping our first 802.11ac Wave 2 access points, the Aironet 1850 and 1830 since the the middle of 2015 and the list of 802.11ac Wave 2 client devices is growing almost daily. The most important enhancement to 802.11ac Wave 2 is multi-user MIMO […]

January 5, 2015

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Miercom Report: High Availability and Real-time Applications

The transition to 802.11ac has been swift.  Two months ago, Cisco announced crossing 1 million units sold for 802.11ac. ...

August 20, 2014

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

White Paper: RX-SOP 101

Just released yesterday: Cisco Wireless Release 8.0 includes a feature called Receiver Start of Packet (RX-SOP), which you can think of as putting earmuffs on the access point.  It’s...

How Does a Cisco Aironet AP2700 Perform Under Stress?

There's been some speculation about the performance of the AP2700--just how good could our latest AP fly under stress? We were talking with Blake Krone and Sam Clements...

Wi-Fi Roaming 101

Wi-Fi roaming is often a tumultuous subject.  The crux of the issue is, with Wi-Fi the roaming decision is left to the client. In the recent years, there have been...

January 13, 2014

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

HDX Blog Series #2: Scaling with Turbo Performance

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a four-part deep dive series into High Density Experience (HDX), Cisco’s latest solution suite designed for high density environments and next-generation wireless technologies....