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Ekahau Now Offers 0% Financing!

Ekahau Now Offers 0% Financing!

Zero % Financing is now available on Ekahau Connect Bundles and Ekahau Sidekicks On April 6th 2021, Ekahau announced a new way one can purchase their Ekahau Bundle. This Ekahau Connect Suite includes: Ekahau Sidekick hardware – for Spectrum Analysis, Survey data...

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Juniper/Mist #NFD24

Juniper/Mist #NFD24

I attended Networking Field Day 24… but with my Wireless LAN hat on! Mist is one of the great new up-and-coming vendors in the Wireless LAN space who has been purchased by Juniper Networks. I personally don’t have much experience with Juniper’s data center or even...

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Wi-Fi Monitoring with NetBeez #NFD24

Wi-Fi Monitoring with NetBeez #NFD24

The folks at NetBeez have been presenting at Gestalt IT events since 2015... and I’ve watched them all, see: https://netbeez.net/ I’ve been impressed with their simple, yet powerful technology – taking low cost hardware, coupled with software built to solve actual...

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[Interview] Introducing nOversight with Ben Toner

[Interview] Introducing nOversight with Ben Toner

Keith interviews Ben Toner of Numerous Networks about their new product nOversight. Click on the links above to check out what Numerous Networks is all about and to download a copy of the tool.Transcripts Keith (00:00):Welcome. Hello. My name is Keith Parsons and...

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[Interview] Soiltech Wireless Solutions for Farmers

[Interview] Soiltech Wireless Solutions for Farmers

Keith has a fascinating interview with Ehsan Soltan of Soiltech Wireless on how they are helping farmers monitor the soil moisture in their crops in real time using wireless technology specifically CAT-M1, and NB-IOT. Check out Soiltech Wireless HERE More information...

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A Special Announcement from Aruba and Celona

A Special Announcement from Aruba and Celona

An Aruba and Celona partnership opens up some significant opportunities for Enterprise Networks Keith talks at length with Mehmet Yavuz of Celona and Chuck Lukaszewski of Aruba to talk about a new partnership between Celona and Aruba and some of the benefits this will...

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How to use ScreenFlow to make YouTube Videos

How to use ScreenFlow to make YouTube Videos

ScreenFlow has become a favorite tool at Wireless LAN Professionals to help us create our daily posts. Here's a quick tutorial showing you how it's done so you can create your own YouTube tutorials, demos, or explainer videos for your customers, peers, or to build...

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What is Ultra-Wideband (UWB)? with Stephen Cooper

What is Ultra-Wideband (UWB)? with Stephen Cooper

So what is ultra wide band? It is not Verizon 5GB Ultra Wide Band that they're marketing at the moment. You'll see this come up a lot. There's a lot of Google search ads popping up. They're prioritizing Verizon's marketing for 5Ghz ultra wideband. Let's just build...

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Why You Shouldn’t Hang APs on the Wall Like a Clock

Why You Shouldn’t Hang APs on the Wall Like a Clock

There are some good reasons why your AP needs to hang on the ceiling, not the wall  Wi-Fi is so resilient even when you don't follow best practices it still works - BUT you are paying a price when you hang APs incorrectly. Let's look at why. Transcripts Don't hang...

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Which Spectrum Analyzer Is The Best? It Depends

Which Spectrum Analyzer Is The Best? It Depends

Today we're going to talk about spectrum analyzer comparisons. In today's video, we're talking about the comparisons between different spectrum analyzers, spectrum analyzers are a hardware tool that lets you visualize something you can't see with your human eyes.

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Do You Have a Wired or Wireless Problem?

Do You Have a Wired or Wireless Problem?

Wired or wireless? How to quickly narrow down if you have a Wi-Fi problem. In this video, we're going to share a little bit of information how you might be able to help your customers see whether or not it is truly a Wi-Fi problem.

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Document Everything

Document Everything

A friendly reminder to document everything. In today's little video, Keith shares another Wireless Lan design tip. If you are asked to design and deploy a WLAN you know is going to fail, document, document, document!

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Choose APs BEFORE Design

Choose APs BEFORE Design

Always choose the APs before you start designing. The reason you need to do before, is there is such a huge difference in access points.

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Always Validate, Always!

Always Validate, Always!

Always, always, always, always validate what you're doing. Now, there's a lot of different ways you can go through validation. You could do an AP on a stick. When you do an AP on a stick, you actually put in AP up on a tripod.

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Do NOT use Marketing Ratios

Do NOT use Marketing Ratios

Don't follow marketing ratios This is one that I really. I just going to say it right out. Don't do it. Don't follow marketing ratios, they're not engineering, they're purely marketing.

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Follow Best Practices

Follow Best Practices

Now how do you know what the best practices are? In today's training video, we're going to talk about following best practices because if you follow them, usually, most of the time you'll have a much more efficient Wi-Fi.

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How to Make Wi-Fi Go Faster

How to Make Wi-Fi Go Faster

Let's find out how to make Wi-Fi go faster. In today's video, we compare how we made Ethernet go faster and whatever work there might help us make our Wi-Fi go faster.

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