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November 30, 2016

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

For Wireless It is Control and not the Controller that Makes the Difference

“The Wi-Fi market has been moving to controller-less solutions, and Cisco appears to be walking the controller-less management walk.” This statement by Zeus Kerravala, who wrote this statement for an article he penned for Network World has raised some thoughts in the industry. Let’s examine this and start by looking at this from a historical […]

March 23, 2016

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Why Now is the Right Time for CCNP Wireless Certification

With global mobile data traffic experiencing an almost 4,000-fold growth in the past 10 years, the demand for wireless network engineers is at an all-time high and rising. Job opportunities are growing – particularly for senior level wireless engineers – and so are salaries. According to the 2016 Salary Guide released recently by Robert Half […]

Enhancing HDX: Improved Mitigation of Wi-Fi Interference through Wi-Fi-Triggered Event-Driven Radio Resource Management …

Cisco Systems is announcing a new set of features that enhance its HDX (High Density Experience) suite. This blog is the fourth in a series that explains the new features that comprise the enhancements to HDX. The first three blogs in the Enhancing HDX series are here and here and here. The rapid and massive […]

Enhancing HDX: Optimized Roaming extended with 11v BSS Transition Management

Cisco Systems is announcing a new set of features that enhance its HDX (High Density Experience) suite. This blog is the third in a series that explains the new features that comprise the enhancements to HDX. The first blog in the Enhancing HDX series is here. The second blog in the Enhancing HDX series is […]

Enhancing HDX: Introducing FlexDFS – Not All DFS Solutions Are Created Equally

Cisco Systems is announcing a new set of features that enhance its HDX (High Density Experience) suite. This blog is the second in a series that explains the new features that comprise the enhancements to HDX. 5 GHz is a great place to operate a WLAN. There is ample spectrum, and it’s far less crowded […]

Enhancing HDX: Introducing Dynamic Bandwidth Selection – Automatically Choosing the “Best” Channel Width

Cisco Systems is announcing a new set of features that enhance its HDX (High Density Experience) suite. This blog is the first in a series that explains the new features that comprise the enhancements to HDX. Every advancement in Wi-Fi technology comes with corresponding complexities and tradeoffs.  You just don’t get something for nothing. For […]

What is 802.11r? Why is this Important?

In this short series of blogs, we’re spending some time looking at the lesser known but undeservedly underappreciated amendments to 802.11 and the features/benefits they provide. The first blog explained the basics of 802.11k “WLAN Radio Measurements” and specifically zoomed in on the Neighbor Request/Report. This blog will focus on the 802.11r amendment. Fast BSS […]

Mobility Express Bundle: A Fast & Simple Wi-Fi Solution for Small and Mid-sized Deployments

Cisco is making the new 802.11ac standard appealing to everyone. Cisco Mobility Express Bundle is a simple, affordable solution. It is designed for small to medium sized deployments, leveraging Cisco’s enterprise class Wi-Fi. Cisco Mobility Express Bundle introduces a simple, easy-to-use user interface with fast over-the-air provisioning in a few minutes. Small and medium businesses […]

February 11, 2015

SMALL BUSINESS

New Wireless Models, PoE PD and PoE PSE, and Switching Updates

Greetings all. February is here. Winter is in full swing on this side of the equator. Summer is grasping the other. I know it’s been a warm one so far for our friends in Australia. But snowfall amounts in the Northeast has our ski areas in Northern California and the Rockies so envious. Such is […]