Category Archives: vendors

Configuring Microsoft NPS for Aerohive 802.1X Authentication

This post is a starting point for anyone who wants to use 802.1X authentication with Aerohive APs and Microsoft NPS. I will provide configuration screen shots for both of Aerohive’s management platforms and for NPS running on Microsoft Windows 2008 … Continue reading

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Aerohive’s Private Pre-Shared Key Technology

A fairly common question I get asked when talking to people about Aerohive Networks is “what makes us different?” In other words, why should they choose Aerohive to replace their existing wireless vendor? It is a fair question. After all, … Continue reading

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Does Aerohive Scale?

Note: If you are a TL/DR type of person, let me give you the short answer to the title of the post: Yes! 🙂 For everyone else, I will try my hardest to keep this as short as possible. I … Continue reading

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From Multi-Vendor To Single-Vendor

Careers take a funny turn a lot of times. Opportunities come up that you weren’t expecting and the timing is never as perfect as you want it to be. At least, that is how it has always been with me. … Continue reading

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Aruba and HP – The Remaining Pieces

I wrote previously about the Aruba and HP ecosystems. You can find that post here. I also wrote about Aruba’s culture here, and although I had planned on writing about HP’s culture as I understand it, I don’t know that … Continue reading

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Aruba and HP – The Ecosystem Is King

Note: This is part of a multi-post series I am writing that compares Aruba to HP and how the integration of Aruba Networks into HP might play out. You can read my intro post here. I am a HUGE fan … Continue reading

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Let’s Revisit The Aruba Networks Acquisition

Back in February, I wrote a piece entitled “HP Buying Aruba?”. In that post, I provided some context around why I thought HP buying Aruba could end up being a bad idea. I also mentioned in that post that I … Continue reading

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HP Buying Aruba?

Two things happened today. First, Twitter blew up at some point with rumors of HP in talks to buy Aruba. Second, my shares of Aruba stock shot up about 20%. I was disappointed with the first and pleased with the second. … Continue reading

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A Training Class Where I Actually Learned Something

TL/DR – Canned labs never work for me. Training for me has always been hit or miss. I have had better luck with in person classes than online training. I realize that everyone learns differently, so I suppose you pick … Continue reading

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How Does This Help Aruba Networks?

I was going over my YouTube subscriptions tonight, as I do at least once a week, and came across this video from Aruba Networks: While I do love watching things go through a shredder, I fail to see the point … Continue reading

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