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By Aerohive Networks. As mentioned a few weeks ago, HiveManager Shortcuts is a new way to manage and monitor your enterprise network. We’re excited to announce that it’s now available to use (at no additional charge for Aerohive customers!) If you want to get started, we’ve provided setup instructions below. If you’d like to setup the account on the web, click here. Otherwise, grab your smartphone and let’s get started! 1. Download and…
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What are OFDMA Resource Units in 802.11ax?

By David Coleman, Aerohive Networks. Orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA) is a multi-user version of OFDM digital-modulation technology. OFDMA subdivides a channel into smaller frequency allocations. By subdividing the channel, parallel transmissions of small frames to multiple clients can happen simultaneously. A 20 MHz OFDMA channel consists of a total of 256 subcarriers (tones). These tones are grouped into smaller sub-channels, known as resource units (RUs). As…
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What is a Room Area Network (RAN)?

By Nathaniel Moore, Aerohive Networks. For many years, Multi-Dwelling Unit (MDU) environments have struggled to effectively manage and secure their network. A fundamental requirement of an MDU (student accommodation, hotels, assisted living facilities etc.) is to provide a secure, isolated network environment for each user and their associated room. The traditional approach has been to provide each room with a unique SSID (Service Set Identifier…
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Skating to Where The Puck Will Be

By Mike Kouri, Aerohive Networks. The apocryphal quote from Wayne Gretsky that formed the title illustrates his winning strategy, which Aerohive shares. Customers choose Aerohive products because they solve today’s problems today, and because they have observed and continue to trust that Aerohive will have solutions for tomorrow’s problems before they encounter them. We understand that wireless connectivity is now a business continuity requirement from most of our customers and that…
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How Do 20 MHz-Only Clients Operate In 802.11ax?

By David Coleman, Aerohive Networks. Much of the 802.11ax draft amendment has been written with Internet of Things (IoT) devices in mind. The radio chipsets used for IoT devices generally need to be low-cost and consume very little power. Traditionally, Bluetooth and Zigbee chipsets have been cheaper to manufacture for IoT devices than Wi-Fi radio radios. However, 802.11ax lays the groundwork for vendors to manufacture low-cost Wi-Fi…
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SD-WAN: Centralized Orchestration

By Nathaniel Moore, Aerohive Networks. Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) is an innovative new approach to the deployment, management and operation of WANs. Explore the key benefits of this exciting new technology. Part 1: Centralized Orchestration Problems often arise when an organization experiences growth and expands its outreach to other locations. Unfortunately, positive business growth has a negative impact on performance, flexibility and operational expenditure…
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Security Concerns for K-12 Networks

By Alexandra Gates, Aerohive Networks. Network security is inextricably linked with BYOD, but it is also an issue of its own. Protecting student data has been a concern in K-12 for years, as shown in the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Acts in the U.S.; the Data Protection Directive in Europe, and the Privacy Act in Australia, to…
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Aerohive Hits the Hotspot for MSPs with New Guest Management Services at Scale

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Aerohive Networks, continuing on as a Cloud Networking Leader, announced cloud-managed hotspot services for public and guest Wi-Fi access. With Aerohive’s latest platform updates, both Managed Service Providers and Hospitality Service Providers can leverage new guest authentication methods and hotspot management tools to better serve and support their customers at scale. Aerohive’s expanded MSP offerings include Hotspot 2.0 and cloud-authenticated Facebook and Google social login…
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