Network troubleshooting in distributed Wi-Fi environments

Wi-Fi troubleshooting

Wi-Fi is installed after everything else in the network is already set up – switches, routers, servers, firewalls, VPNs etc. Naturally, customers rely on their Wi-Fi solution provider to alleviate any network problems that arise during the Wi-Fi deployments, even though the problems are not necessarily Wi-Fi specific. Network issues aren’t something new in any… Read More

Get in the Game with Wi-Fi Managed Services, Part 2

MSP Cloud Managed Wi-Fi

This is part 2 of the 2-part series on the managed service provider model in Wi-Fi. Click here for part 1. Is Wi-Fi Ready for MSPs? An important consideration when offering Wi-Fi as a managed service is whether or not the Wi-Fi solution you will choose is designed for it, both from the technical and… Read More

Get in the Game with Wi-Fi Managed Services

msp-datacenter

This is part 1 on our two-part MSP series. Part 1 focuses on the basics of the MSP delivery, while part 2 will discuss how to make this model work for you. Nothing’s much has changed since I last blogged about Wi-Fi managed services almost a year ago, other than that I now work for… Read More

Hunting down the cost factors in the cloud Wi-Fi management plane

Cost

Mature cloud Wi-Fi offerings have gone through few phases already. They started with bare-bones device configuration from the cloud console and over the years matured into meaty management plane for complete Wi-Fi access, security and complementary services in the cloud. Alongside these phases of evolution, optimizing the cost of operation of the cloud backend has always been important consideration. It is critical for cloud operators and… Read More