802.11

March 26, 2020

NETWORKING

A Cisco Wi-Fi Guy’s View of IEEE 802 at 40

Little did I know that when I was studying for my New South Wales Higher School Certificate in 1980 that a small group of enlightened engineers were founding an organization called IEEE 802. Over the last 40 years it is not hard to reasonably assert that IEEE 802 has proven to be one of the most significant Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) in history.

September 7, 2016

NETWORKING

Upgrade Your Cat5e Cable Without Ever Touching A Wall

Today is the 17 year anniversary of my first video download. In September 1999, I was so excited to use the new robust 802.11a for an incredible 11 mbps download. Do you remember wireless networking 1999? Back then, if you had challenges at 11 mbps to download a video what did you do? You went […]

November 3, 2014

NETWORKING

Take 2: Is Your WLAN Ready for Unified Communications and Collaboration?

In the previous blog, we covered details about Cisco AVC enhancements with AireOS 7.6 that allow you to classify various collaboration applications such as Cisco Jabber™, Cisco WebEx®, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Lync, and Microsoft Skype. Many customers have deployed voice-over-WLAN in mission-critical environments. The goal in this blog is to walk you through the […]

September 29, 2014

NETWORKING

Cisco Wins Best of Show IPv6 Product!

The North American IPv6 Summit is the largest annual IPv6 event in North America, designed to educate about IPv6 and the current state of IPv6 adoption. We were...