Deploying, Testing, and Tuning 802.11ac
By now you’ve probably heard quite a bit about the newest generation of Wi-Fi, 802.11ac. I’ll save you the gory details, just know it’s about 3x faster...
Robot Soccer? Staying Connected at Bowdoin College
As our team has prepared for Educause 2013 this week, we have been talking a lot about technology in higher education and how it’s impacting colleges, universities, students and...
Top 7 Facts to Know about Cisco HD Experience Technology
Last week, we announced at Interop-NY our newest Indoor Access Point, the Aironet 3700 Series. This access Point includes an integrated 802.11ac radio and is the first and only access...
BYOD with Flair – Cisco Customer Vitra AG has Designs on Manufacturing.
Having just moved into a new house, my wife and I are looking to see how all our old furniture can be re-used – with her eye on the best design (she’s a designer by trade), and my eye on cost. We’ll end up somewhere in the middle I expect, slightly geared towards ‘design’ […]
Interference Detection and Mitigation with Cisco CleanAir
The previous blog on CleanAir went in depth on how MSE uses CleanAir information to locate interferers and the impact zone for each interferer. This blog takes a step...
Summary: [Cisco Cartoon Catalyst Series] Prime Your Network for the Rise of the Devices
Teachers, students, and staff with their varied wired or wireless gadgets and corresponding application access makes up a daunting sea of devices for any IT professional, whose responsibility is to provide optimized network performance. In his latest blog, Prime Your Network for the Rise of the Devices, Cisco’s Rahul Chohan discusses how Cisco Prime Infrastructure, a part […]
[Cisco Cartoon Catalyst Series] Prime Your Network for the Rise of the Devices
It’s a nightmare out there. School districts’ wireless networks now have to support teachers, students, and staff – all touting desktops, tablets, smartphones, and/or laptops. For some in IT, knowing who is accessing what using what on the network (a confusing statement itself) could very well be cosmic chaos; for others, it is simply a […]
Metageek Chanalyzer Pro + Cisco CleanAir = Powerful RF Visualization
As I partake in Cisco Live! activities, I wonder how the network team handles the thousands of geeks with their 3-4 geek toys each connecting to Wi-Fi from anywhere around...