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Hardware, Wireless

Certifiably awesome! Cisco Catalyst APs officially Wi-Fi 6 certified by WFA

January 28, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

If you’re looking for Wi-Fi 6 access points that are certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA), your search is over. Cisco has them! Recently the WFA deemed that the Cisco Catalyst 9115 and 9120 Access Points have met the required […]


Wireless

Wi-Fi 6 Compliance vs. certification: Words can be misleading (Reader Forum)

August 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The tech industry is a hype machine. The promise of something newer, faster, and better is unmistakably alluring. It’s why we fork over hundreds of dollars for the new iPhone even when our one-generation-old iPhone works perfectly fine. Wi-Fi is […]


Hardware, Wireless

Wi-Fi 6 gaining momentum with Boingo launching commercial trial

April 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi 6, based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard, is designed for high-density user environments and features uplink and downlink OFDMA, 8×8 multi-user MIMO and 1024 QAM. With network equipment and device support moving along, Boingo today announced a commercial trial […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How edge computing can help secure the IoT

January 10, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

Data created by Internet of Things (IoT) sensors must be secured better, say some. A simple password-on-device solution is no longer sufficient thanks to increasing data protection regulations, a new public awareness of tracking, and hugely proliferating devices. A new […]


Wireless

Wi-Fi 6 adoption will outpace 5G, report says

November 27, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Although 5G is the leading the current telecoms hype cycle, it’s important to remember that Wi-Fi continues to be advanced in parallel with the latest iteration, based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard and branded as Wi-Fi 6, poised for significant […]


Wireless

What to Expect When Expecting 802.11ax

November 6, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

For Network Admins, it’s sort of like waiting for your favorite blockbuster to hit the local cinema. You’ve read a few spoilers, you’ve watched all of the previews, now you’re pumped for the movie. Only the movie hasn’t been released. […]


Wireless

Introducing 802.11ax: Wi-Fi for IoT and dense deployment scenarios

July 19, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

This week Ruckus, an Arris company, announced it plans to begin shipping access points that support the newest flavor of Wi-Fi, IEEE 802.11ax, this quarter. The Wi-Fi enhancement is designed to support ultra-dense deployment scenarios—think airports, stadiums, convention centers, etc…—and […]


Wireless

3GPP vs. IEEE: Did standards bodies miss an opportunity to align 5G and Wi-Fi?

July 9, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 3GPP has finalized the non-standalone and standalone 5G New Radio (NR) standards and is further defining the next generation of cellar to align with IMT-2020 performance requirements. Wi-Fi is simultaneously following a develop roadmap, laid out by the IEEE,  […]


Wireless

The Wi-Fi roadmap: 802.11ax, WiGig and beyond

July 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

IEEE Wi-Fi roadmap calls for continued enhancements with ax, WiGig and ad variants of 802.11 standard While it’s not the subject of the generational hype cycles that influence the cellular segment—3G to 4G to 5G—the Wi-Fi industry is steadily enhancing […]