William Maguire

Wireless Network Engineer

Bill holds a CCNP Wireless and a CISSP he has worked in several fortune 500 companies as a Sr. Network Engineer in industries from Entertainment to Manufacturing. While he loves working with all things Cisco, his passion is for Wireless Networking.  When he's not trying to eek a bit more speed from his wireless networks he enjoys Reading, Gaming, Homebrewing and spending time with his wife and 2 children at their home in Tampa Bay.Bill is also a Cisco Champions member. Cisco Champions are an exclusive group of volunteers who are passionate about Cisco and enjoy sharing their knowledge‚ experience‚ and impartial feedback across the social web and with Cisco. They play a critical role in sharing Cisco expertise with the community, but more importantly, representing the voice of their peers back inside Cisco. Learn more about the Cisco Champions Advocacy program: cisco_champions@cisco.com.


June 19, 2014


We all start at Square One

I’ve been thinking about what to write for a while now.  I’m involved in some really cool projects right now, pervasive wifi in a theme park, using CMX with many zones at that same theme park and upgrading some public schools to newer equipment with full coverage wifi in the classrooms.  I think each of […]

November 6, 2013


Cisco ISE in the lab.

My company is in the very early stages of an MDM BYOD project.  As part of that we are looking at the Cisco Identity Service Engine (ISE) as a central piece.  I am about half way through my testing and I thought that I would pass on some of what I have learned so far.  […]

August 28, 2013


Choosing a Cisco Partner for an Advanced Technology Project

Since returning from Cisco Live! I have been working on our next big project. In this case, I will need help in my design and deployment so I have to select the company that will help me; choosing a VAR (Value Added Reseller) for the project is a very important choice. Most companies have a […]

July 8, 2013


Learning, Friends and Social Networking at #CLUS

Cisco Live! has come to a close and I want my first Cisco Guest Blog post to be about my amazing week in Orlando.  I am a Wireless Engineer...