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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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Hospitality IoT Made Easy: Give Your Guests a Home-like Automation Experience

By Scott Heinlein, Ruckus Networks. Consumers’ homes are rapidly transforming with the use of smart IoT automation. From digital assistants to wireless speakers, webcams, environmental controls, security systems and more, consumers are accustomed to instant and easy automated personalization of their space. This ‘new way of life’ is increasingly expected when they travel. While hotel rooms now include Wi-Fi and a flat-panel HDTV, those are…
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LTE: Learning What You Don’t Know

By Nick Dewar, Telrad Networks. LTE is just not as easy as Wi-Fi, although the benefits far outweigh the additional design consideration when it comes to deploying a fixed wireless network. LTE deploys differently than other Wi-Fi based and proprietary wireless technology. As a result, operators will not succeed if they use the same ideas and concepts deploying LTE as they do with the other…
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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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WAV, Inc. Enjoys Continued Growth- Appoints New Team Members

WAV, Inc., a value-added distributor of LTE, wireless broadband, Wi-Fi and networking equipment, appoints new team members to fortify our efficiency and capability within the various departments. Heather Box joins as the Director for Business Development; Jaime Jimenez joins as Marketing Coordinator; and Bob Wilgus is promoted to Sales Support Representative. Heather is an expert in business development practices with over 20 years of proven…
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cnPilot E500, E501S, E502S : use-cases for each

cnPilot E500, E501S, E502S : use-cases for each The cnPilot E500, E501S and E502S are three Outdoor Wi-Fi Enterprise that are alike in several ways (2×2 802.11ac, PoE-out support, LTE Filter, IP67 rated) with the main difference being the type of integrated antenna within the unit: E500 : Omnidirectional Antenna E501S: 90-120 degree Sector Antenna E502S: 30 degree Sector Antenna So what are some of…
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Making a Ruckus with ARRIS

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  If you haven’t heard the news already – the ARRIS acquisition was finalized in the beginning of December. Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS Company is ready to hit the ground running. How does Ruckus fit into ARRIS?   The acquisition by ARRIS expands Ruckus’ portfolio to include not just their industry leading wireless products, but also the integration of the high-performance ICX switching family. Internally,…
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2017 Review & 2018 Wireless Broadband Predictions and Trends

Great post by Cambium Networks – A Look Ahead into 2018.   In a fast-moving industry, it is vitally important to anticipate demand and changes. How did we do? Let’s first review our predictions for 2017 and share our views on what is coming with respect to Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) in 2018. 2017 Review: A basic human need across the world—broadband connectivity. We noted that affordability…
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Mobile User Engagement Apps

Extreme Networks knows about keeping customers and users engaged to keep them coming back for more. They have noticed a trend in business models shifting away from traditional selling to a monthly or annual subscription or usage fee. But in order to keep customers happy, vendors must monitor their satisfaction. Make way for mobile user engagement apps. Mobile User Engagement Apps: Not Just For Retail:  …
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