Do I Need MU-MIMO Yet? How This Wi-Fi Advance Could Strengthen Your Network

On a few occasions I’ve written blog posts regarding my home network and how it relates to business WLANs and the main upgrade paths for access providers. For this post, I’ve set my attention on another major Wi-Fi innovation with significance for both homes and [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|

Who Are You? Why This Simple Question Confounds Everyone

We all recognize that we live in an incredible age. Think about it: we carry along with us in our pockets smartphones whose capabilities rival (and likely exceed) anything we could have dreamed up just 10 years ago!  In fact, 10 years ago in 2006, [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|

Reaching Cloud 9: Bring Your Wi-Fi into the Office 365

Office 365 has rapidly become the number one cloud application in the enterprise. Now, the latest release of Xirrus EasyPass lets your Wi-Fi seamlessly integrate with it. The move of the enterprise to the cloud has taken on an aura of inevitability for many organizations, [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|

5 Back to School Wi-Fi Essentials

Mobility is key when it comes to campus life. With fast-paced schedules that keep them constantly on the go, students depend on their tablets and smartphones for just about everything: keeping up with assignments, juggling their calendars, and using social media to stay connected with [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|

Setting Up a Large-Scale Wi-Fi Network in Your Local Area

Most people are familiar with Wi-Fi in their homes and in certain places outdoors, but did you know that creating a Wi-Fi network can also be a great business idea. As the digital age progresses and people become more and more connected, Wi-Fi is becoming [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|

Apple is Not The Villain Here

Many of us read this week, with horror, the ruling of the European Union that Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple worth up to €13Bn ($15Bn). Aside from the punitive nature of this ruling, there is a very dangerous precedent facing Ireland and the [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|

Gartner Calls Xirrus a Visionary Company – and Customers Agree

It’s official – Xirrus has been crowned one of the most innovative companies in the Wi-Fi field. Gartner today published the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure Magic Quadrant, 2016, with Xirrus earning a much-deserved spot in the visionary quadrant, an acknowledgement of our years [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|

Wi-Fi Inspector: Demysti-Fi Your Wi-Fi

For many, Wi-Fi technology must seem like it requires a bit of black magic. You can’t see it or touch it. Its behavior can change over time. And if it stops working, what do you do to fix it? Since 2008, Xirrus has produced free [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|

When Skaggs Catholic Center Needed Better Wi-Fi, They Team With Xirrus To Exceed Expectations

A backpack full of textbooks and folders? They’re becoming ancient relics! As more and more schools transition to digital classrooms, students BYOD “Bring Your Own Device” to school or receive laptops or tablets from the educational institutions. Skaggs Catholic Center, a 57-acre campus in Draper, [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|

Be Our Guest: Why The Future of Hospitality Depends on Wi-Fi

New Wi-Fi-powered services have the potential to transform hospitality as we know it – so long as hotels and other spaces deliver the infrastructure to match. I caught a glimpse of the future of Wi-Fi when I attended HITEC, the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|