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Why more APs aren’t always better
Last Updated on Thursday, 9 February 2012 12:42
Written by jj
Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Lately, I’ve been forced to dispel a volume of wireless myths, both in way of technology and vendors. I’m not sure if it’s a full moon, or some other astrological occurrence, but it’s gotten a little crazy recently. So, I thought I’d take a few blog posts to address some wireless myths, in brief, to keep in the back of your head as you explore wireless solutions and upgrades in your environment.

Here’s a thought on why more APs aren’t always better. (more…)

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Understanding collisions and duplex in wireless
Last Updated on Sunday, 12 February 2012 07:14
Written by jj
Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

For whatever reason, we all seem to live with the delusion that wireless networking works like a wired connection, but over the air. And, in that world, we also have leprechauns. The truth is the layer 1 (physical) properties of wireless and RF are completely different; (more…)

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New Book “Low Tech Hacking” is Shipping (JJ)
Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 12:45
Written by jj
Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Well, it’s finally “real”. Until now, this book has existed only as a flurry of emails, phone calls and Word documents immersed in a sea of highlighting. Today, Low Tech Hacking materializes in ink and paper. (more…)

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The 4 Wireless Controller Architectures You Need to Know
Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 12:33
Written by jj
Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Here are the 4 wireless controller/management architectures you NEED to know, and an overview of what vendor solutions fall where. (more…)

5 Classes of Wireless by Mission [Mgmt’s Guide to Wireless]
Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 12:53
Written by jj
Monday, February 21st, 2011

Wireless can be broken down into five primary classifications, based on its mission. These are classifications I’ve defined for use in discussing wireless goals with customers. (more…)

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