• KingStadium_SITE

Leicester City Never Gave Up … Neither Did the Stadium Wi-Fi

If you love an underdog story, then you’re just as excited as we are about Leicester City Football Club winning the English Premier League Championship for the first time in its 132-year history! Over the 38 game season, the Foxes defied both the odds and [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|
  • Xirrus and Google Education

Xirrus EasyPass Integrates with Google Education Apps for Simple, Secure Access

The most user-friendly Wi-Fi on the market just got even easier to manage. Recently Xirrus landed in the pages of leading ed-tech outlet THE Journal with a profile on the newest enhancement to our EasyPass management system: integration with Google accounts. Conceived specifically to support [...]

By |May 24th, 2016|
  • high-density

Defying Density With XD4 – The Industry’s Top High-Density Wi-Fi Solution

Once upon a time, business-grade Wi-Fi was a relatively simple affair. Laptops ruled unchallenged as the connected device of choice. Virtually all traffic flowed through one type of application – a browser. And with BYOD and IoT barely a twinkle in the industry’s eye, most [...]

By |May 19th, 2016|
  • digital-natives

Raising Digital Natives: How Wireless Tech Transformed the Way Kids Learn and Play

When I was a kid, all we needed to have fun was hopscotch and handball. Now, the iGeneration is playing with touch-screens before they learn to talk – but is that a bad thing? I don’t know about you, but I was an 80’s kid [...]

By |May 17th, 2016|
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Wellness Through Wi-Fi: Xirrus’ Dirk Gates Talks Connected Healthcare For TMCnet

We all know Wi-Fi keeps us productive and engaged, but did you realize it could also keep you out of the operating room? Wireless technology for healthcare has emerged as a rich arena of innovation in recent years. Now, Xirrus founder and executive chairman Dirk [...]

By |May 12th, 2016|
  • dont-believe

Don’t Believe Your Lying Eyes: Why Many Wi-Fi Networks Undercount 5GHz Clients

Contrary to what the management tools say, your network might play host to far more 5GHz capable clients than you realize. While giving a talk at a recent conference, I brought up a trend that has exerted increasing pressure on many enterprise Wi-Fi networks – [...]

By |May 10th, 2016|
  • Xirrus Wi-Fi

Redefining Innovation: An Inside Scoop on Xirrus Culture

Webster’s Dictionary defines “innovation” with a wonderfully simple entry - as “the act or process of introducing new ideas, devices, or methods.“ Yet as much as this definition appeals to me, it also strikes me as incomplete. The way we practice innovation at Xirrus embodies [...]

By |May 5th, 2016|
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eCampus News Taps Xirrus for Advice on Taming Bandwidth-Hungry Apps

Running a campus Wi-Fi network is not for the faint of heart. College students are infamous for their incessant laptop fixation, but it’s the way they use their devices that really makes for a challenge. Those marathon study sessions can only last so long. Inevitably, [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|
  • pa-networks

Why Personal Area Networks Are The Best Thing to Happen to Hotel Wi-Fi

Given its sensitive service as a literal “home away from home,” the hospitality industry has always made privacy a top priority for guests. Not only do we get the standard locks and peepholes on our hotel doors – the management even offers that iconic “do [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|
  • concert-blog

Why Weak Wi-Fi Will Turn Any Concert into One Ugly Mosh Pit

There was a time you went to a concert and the audience used to wave their lighters, so that the crowd became a glowing constellation of tiny flames. However, these days you are more likely to see the audience holding up a sea of glowing [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|