802.11AC

Wi-Fi has become such an amazingly successful technology because it has continuously advanced while remaining backwards compatible. The prior generation of Wi-Fi is known as Wi-Fi-certified 802.11n. 802.11n became popular because it improved performance significantly and aided enterprises in dealing with the rapid growth in mobile devices.

802.11ac In-Depth

Wi-Fi has become such an amazingly successful technology because it has continuously advanced while remaining backwards compatible. Every few years since the 802.11b amendment was ratified, the industry has released successive amendments increasing Wi-Fi data rates and capabilities, but even the latest Wi-Fi systems are able to interoperate with 1999 equipment built to the original

Top 7 Applications for 802.11AC Gigabit Wifi

Today we see 802.11n as the standard interface on PCs, tablets, smartphones and other networked devices. This proliferation of Wi-Fi interfaces means more mobile devices and their associated data (including HD video) find themselves on corporate networks, while the capacity and data rates enabled by 802.11n may at times seem barely adequate to support this

Enterprise Wireless LAN Testing

Novarum conducted performance tests with current enterprise 802.11ac wireless LAN systems from Aruba and Cisco. This testing goes beyond simple drag race throughput tests by looking at real world scenarios involving high-density throughput and client roaming as well as real applications including VLC media streaming.

Are You Ready for #GenMobile?

We’re on the move more than ever before: from increased global travel, to our escalating use of mobile devices on a daily basis. Let’s face it, tweeting on smartphones and browsing on tablets have become as much a part of our day-to-day routines as brushing our teeth and getting dressed. This increasingly mobile world has

Making the move from AAA to Policy Management

A quick look at why authentication, authorization and accounting – or AAA and RA DIUS – were developed can easily take you back more than a decade. Acronyms and phrases like modems, roaming between ISPs, UNI X, and AOL come to mind. Users had one device and were chained to wired desktops. And IT managed

Enabling Secure Enterprise Mobility

If you’re like most, sitting at a desk for the entire day and only carrying a laptop is a thing of the past. Life was simple and you could always reach email, apps and the printers needed. The new generation of worker, known as #GenMobile, uses multiple mobile devices for every aspect of work and