The Impact of IoT on Enterprise Wi-Fi

The Impact of IoT on Enterprise Wi-Fi

Choose your wireless network carefully. Cloud and APs are not all created equal.

Clearly we’re not in Kansas anymore … According to IDC, the growing global Internet of Things (IoT) market is on course to hit $7.1 trillion by 2020. With the rapid rise of connected devices in the IoT landscape there is growing concern about elevated security risks associated with the sheer volume of new devices coming online. AirTight can help you plan for IoT capacity and network traffic, as well as optimal secure coverage across your site.   Read more

Wi-Fi Hacking 101 – Ethical of Course! (+ Video)

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Watch the video from Wi-Fi Hacking 101 event series with Rick Farina, AirTight Networks senior wireless security researcher and resident hacker. “Security? Who cares,” I hear most people say. They would quickly change their mind if they had met Rick Farina, AirTight’s ethical hacker (known on Twitter as @RickLikesWIPS). UK resellers got the opportunityat a… Read More

EarthLink and AirTight: Retail WiFi Partnership Made in the Cloud

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Read the interview with Greg Griffiths, vice president of retail solutions at EarthLink Business, on the trends in retail WiFi. Also download RIS report “Is CMO on Your Side?”, courtesy of EarthLink. What are retailers looking for in WiFi today? We need to look at retail and restaurants separately. Restaurants have deployed WiFi for a… 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

EarthLink Launches Secure WiFi™ Powered by AirTight

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EarthLink launched its Secure WiFi™ service in the US, with the official announcement out yesterday: EarthLink Launches New Secure WiFi Service, Featuring Integrated Security, Customer Analytics and Social Media Check out the news coverage following the announcement: FierceTelecom: EarthLink serves up Wi-Fi for multi-site businesses Channel Partners Online: EarthLink Teams with AirTight Networks to Offer… Read More

Education Technology: Wireless as a Service, 802.11ac and Social Wi-Fi

Cloud Wi-Fi as a service

Read about trends in education technology: Wi-Fi as a subscription service, outlook for 802.11ac adoption in schools and integration of social media into wireless networking. BETT 2014, UK’s learning technology show, has been and gone, but it certainly won’t be forgotten! For those in the educational technology sector, be it primary school teachers all the way… 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