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Learning about Quantum Computing at #HPEDiscover 2018

Learning about Quantum Computing at #HPEDiscover 2018

I was asked to come to HPE’s Discover Conference in Las Vegas this week. I’ve been to Aruba Atmosphere conferences in the past – and thought it would be along that vein… But it was very much focused on data centers, hybrid cloud, SD-WAN, etc. With a smattering of...

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How to Use SDR as a Signal Jammer with Jerry Olla

How to Use SDR as a Signal Jammer with Jerry Olla

Jerry Olla explains what he did differently with his HackRF. Keith Parsons: At WLPC in Phoenix, we had a couple of hands-on sessions. One of the maker sessions was HackRF and the other one was ODROID and it was fantastic, loved it! You've done something else with your...

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How Wi-Fi Question of The Day Got Started with Lee Badman

How Wi-Fi Question of The Day Got Started with Lee Badman

Lee Badman started the "Wi-Fi Question of the Day" as his way of giving back to the wireless LAN community. It's been a great resource. In this interview, we'll find out how it all started. Keith Parsons: Well, welcome to Wireless LAN Professionals Podcast and today...

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Issues, Goals, and Timeline for High Efficiency 802.11ax

Issues, Goals, and Timeline for High Efficiency 802.11ax

Dr. Eldad Perahia presented at #WLPC Phoenix in 2018 about looking forward to the next major amendment coming to 802.11 - 11ax. This post is part 1 of that presentation where he shares the issues leading up to 11ax, the goals the 11ax task group are working at...

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Convocatoria a Presentaciones WLPC Monterrey, México 2018

Convocatoria a Presentaciones WLPC Monterrey, México 2018

Monterrey, México Martes, Agosto 7 – Miércoles, Agosto 8 Recuerda: Las presentaciones se deben enfocar en la educación y en compartir sabiduría y tus propias experiencias como profesional de de redes inalámbricas tipo LAN. Aunque nos alegra tener representantes de...

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What is ePerf and why do we need it?

What is ePerf and why do we need it?

In a recent blog post about custom building a mobile WLAN throughput testing device the question was asked "What is ePerf and why do we need it". Here is the answer that was given plus a link to Ekahau's official definition. ePerf is Ekahau’s own internal build of the...

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Seven Rules for Accurate Site Surveys

Seven Rules for Accurate Site Surveys

The process of gathering appropriate and accurate data during site surveys is as simple as following a few easy rules. Break the rules, however, and you could end up with totally useless – but colorful – Heat Maps that have no value to your organization. These rules...

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Understanding the Basics of Packet Analysis

Understanding the Basics of Packet Analysis

How do you explain "Packet Analysis" so your clients can understand what's really going on? Joel Crane (CWNE #233)  gave a presentation at #WLPC Phoenix 2018 overviewing the metageek's Eye P.A. During his presentation he gave a great overview of the "basics" of what...

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Roaming over Wi-Fi

Roaming over Wi-Fi

…guest post from Ahmad Nassiri A lot has been written and discussed about roaming but why it is hard to get the message across that ‘WLAN roaming is a decision made by a client device and not the wireless medium’? Yes there are options available to help manipulate...

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Wireless Troubleshooting Best Practices

Wireless Troubleshooting Best Practices

…guest post from Ahmad Nassiri Troubleshooting a wireless network may not be as easy and straight forward activity as compared to a wired network. There are many components to assess including but not limited to laptops, handheld devices, APs, controller,...

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RTLS over Wi-Fi

RTLS over Wi-Fi

…guest post from Ahmad Nassiri RTLS, RFID, location services/tracking, location analytics, or simply location are terms that have been talked about quite often in the last few years. It is notable that this trend did start with increase in deployment of Wi-Fi networks...

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WLPC Upcoming Dates

WLPC Upcoming Dates

Be sure to join us for WLPC in 2018. We will be posting links to register along with more information on each of these events as we get a little closer. Add your name to the email list at the bottom of the page to be notified on all things WLPC as more information...

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Airtame’s AirPlay Update

Airtame’s AirPlay Update

We recently asked the team over at Airtame to tell us a little bit about their AirPlay update. Here’s what they had to say: Ever been in a meeting and needed to share your computer screen to a TV or projector? Before, you had to deal with HDMI cables and a bunch of...

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Catching up with Cape Networks since Mobility Field Day 2

Catching up with Cape Networks since Mobility Field Day 2

Cape Networks was one of the presenters at the Mobility Field Day 2 (2017) conference which allows for thought leaders to share their journeys and their contribution to technology advancement and by extension Wi-Fi technology. David Wilson, co-founder of Cape Networks...

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NetScout Aircheck G2 V2.0 Latest Updates

NetScout Aircheck G2 V2.0 Latest Updates

New features aimed at improving performance testing NetScout AirCheck has been instrumental in helping support technicians and Wi-Fi engineers quickly identify problems with troubled networks. Keith sat down with Chris Hinsz, Product Manager at NetScout to discuss...

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Aruba Educational Services

Aruba Educational Services

The Training and Certification Division of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Aruba Educational Services (AES) is the training and certification wing of Aruba Networks which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise making it a part of the HP umbrella. As we see more of a...

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WirelessHart Innovation for Process Industry

WirelessHart Innovation for Process Industry

“The self-configuring and self-healing network based on mesh technology.” Troy Martin, shared with us on Wireless LAN Professional Podcast Episode 121 about WirelessHart and its impact in the industrial space. WirelessHART was developed by the HART Foundation and was...

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Leading with Value – CWNP

Leading with Value – CWNP

Exciting and value-added changes to the CWNP Credentials Tom Carpenter is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at CWNP and has been working extensively over the years to work alongside other Wi-Fi experts to develop CWNP certifications and courseware. The CWNP...

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Wireless Design “Site Surveys”

Wireless Design “Site Surveys”

...another guest post from Ahmad Nassiri Site Surveys play a critical role in the planning, design and delivery of a robust wireless network. I have come across multiple instances where the wireless networks were deployed without any design consideration. Access...

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Voyance – Visibility into the User Experience

Voyance – Visibility into the User Experience

At the heart of Nyansa’s product – “voyance” is the user experience. Nyansa understands that as Wireless LAN Professionals, our goal is to design and implement seamless Wi-Fi network systems that allow users to easily connect and browse the internet through their...

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Wireless Design Principles and Best Practices

Wireless Design Principles and Best Practices

...another guest post from Ahmad Nassiri   Like any other technology solution the purpose for a WLAN (Wireless LAN) deployment is the most important aspect. The purpose will dictate the design requirements and parameters. The wireless services are no longer...

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