Monthly Archives: July 2016

Does My Small Business Really Need Wi-Fi?

For many, Wi-Fi has become a kind of umbilical cord to the rest of the world. If this connection gets severed, even for a short time, the separation that follows may cause undue stress, anxiety…even physical pain! (OK, maybe I’m exaggerating.) But think about it. From keeping up with email [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|

Managing My Way to a Smarter Network: A Wi-Fi Traffic Experiment

In just a week, the Xirrus traffic management tools taught me some valuable things about my family’s Wi-Fi patterns. Imagine what they could teach your enterprise over a product lifetime… One of the perks of working at a technology-driven company is the opportunity to apply that technology in new and exciting [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|

Designing and deploying Wi-Fi for 5 GHz with Xirrus

On this episode of Wi-Fi NOW, Claus Hetting talks with Perry Correll, Chief Technologist at Xirrus. This week’s episode tackles the highly discussed topic of 2.4 GHz vs. the 5 GHz band and their use.  Additionally, they discuss the controversial topic that 2.4 GHz may not be adequate for enterprise-grade [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|

The Internet of Things: Wi-Fi Wizardry or Cursed Consumerism?

The Internet of Things (IoT) emerged over the last few years as a well-known concept that simply describes “the point in time when more ‘things or objects’ connected to the Internet than people”. Current projections peg IoT to consist of a staggering 50 billion devices by the year 2020, bringing [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|

Making The Move to Wave 2 Wi-Fi

It is expected that Wi-Fi will carry more than half of all internet traffic within the next 3 years. And now the latest Wi-Fi technology, known as 802.11ac Wave 2, is ready for prime time. Wave 2 has the underlying performance and new features to meet the challenge. Attend this [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|