Year of the Horse: Wi-Fi and Security Thought Leadership

2014 Year of the Horse

In the 1st part of a 2 part blog series, we reflect on the Year of the Horse and 2014. In the second installment, we look ahead to 2015 and the Year of the Goat.   Read more

Horizontal Scaling of Cloud Wi-Fi Management Plane

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One of the biggest benefits of using the cloud is its ability to scale. In the world of cloud managed Wi-Fi, scale really means being able to deploy tens of thousands of access points (APs) without having to worry about additional resources being available to manage them. However scaling Cloud Wi-Fi is not without its set of challenges. In this blog we will look at some interesting challenges in scaling Cloud Wi-Fi, and how they are addressed.   Read more

AirTight Networks Honored with Two Industry Awards

Cloudys Award for AirTight with Frontera

AirTight Networks was honored with two industry awards for Cloud Wi-Fi, and Social & Analytics. AirTight won a 2014 Cloudys Cloud Channel Innovation Award and a Gold status from 2014 Golden Bridge Awards. Both awards were announced on September 8, 2014.   Read more

Lots of Wireless Mojo at MES East 2014

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This week we are at Midsize Enterprise East Summit (MES East) in Orlando. The conference  brings together 220+ CIOs and senior level IT decision makers.  They come together to meet with top technology vendors to focus on the latest and greatest IT opportunities for their business. What is AirTight focusing on during the conference? Businesses are always looking… Read More

Corner Cases

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Most Wi-Fi manufacturer’s marketing departments would have you believe that 99% of all deployments are what I’d call “corner cases.” I call B.S. (as usual). Here are the high-density/high-throughput (HDHT) corner cases that so many manufacturers would have you believe are so prevalent: Large K-12 and University libraries, cafeterias, lecture halls, and auditoriums Stadium or… Read More

Distributed Healthcare Needs Wi-Fi That Works at Scale

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The growth and adoption of mobile technologies is impacting businesses in multiple industries, and we can see strong evidence of this by looking at the healthcare industry. I just returned from the WLAN Professionals Conference in Austin, TX where I heard first-hand evidence of this in a presentation on Continuous Wireless for Medical Devices. A… Read More

Get in the Game with Wi-Fi Managed Services

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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