It’s no surprise to anyone that Wi-Fi use continues to grow. However, what is hard to believe is that there are so few public Wi-Fi networks capable of serving our needs outside of the home securely—particularly when you consider that as of today, nearly everyone owns a smart phone, 91% […]
As I mentioned before, not all Wi-Fi clients are created equal. There’s a major difference between the use case of a laptop, for example, and that of a new Apple Watch. This results in a big distinction between their Wi-Fi capabilities.
Why Does This Matter?
Even just a few years ago, most […]
The trends are clear: The types of connected devices, the sheer number of devices, the volume of applications and the bandwidth demands on networks all continue to grow, with no plateau in sight. Meanwhile, every Wi-Fi AP vendor offers some technical tweaks and features they claim will solve all your […]
Today Xirrus announced EasyPass, a set of software services that easily connects users to Wi-Fi networks. What makes EasyPass exciting? We believe it’s all in the name –a simpler way to access Wi-Fi at work, on the road, and beyond.
If you look at how we use Wi-Fi networks today, one […]
After a few delays and much anticipation, the Apple Watch is finally shipping out to eager customers worldwide. The device is arguably one of the best-known and most closely watched examples of wearable tech today. But up until now, we haven’t learned enough about one of its key functions – […]
Imagine the challenge of pulling off any engineering effort if the people responsible could only control half of it. You’d probably wind up with a scene like the one below.
And yet that’s exactly what IT administrators face every time they’re tasked with designing a next generation Wi-Fi network.
Think about it. […]
You know it’s a good time to be in the Wi-Fi industry when Google joins in. The multifaceted search engine giant just made a major new addition to their product lineup. Dubbed Project Fi, the program is Google’s take on how your wireless phone service should work.
At the heart of the […]