Category Archives: wireless

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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Another Controller-less Wi-Fi Solution

I was looking over the list of vendors that are presenting at the upcoming Wireless Field Day 5 and decided to do a little more research on a few of them. I’m familiar with Metageek, Aerohive, Fluke, and Xirrus. Motorola … Continue reading

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A Different Way To Understand RF

I came across this article tonight which shows a proof of concept system that can allow you to control devices in your home based on body movement and gestures that are detected by wireless client devices working in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Recovering Your Wireless Pre-Shared Key On An Apple MacBook

This might not be anything new to some of you Mac veterans, but I stumbled across this the other day and felt compelled to share it. If you are like me, you connect to a wide variety of wireless networks. … Continue reading

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Aerohive’s Latest Product Release

This is going to sound bad, but I don’t really care that Aerohive announced new switches. I thought I did. I knew they were coming and I longed for the day they would be here, but then they showed up, … Continue reading

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Inside Wireless Hardware – Part 2

In part one of this series, I looked at wireless access points from Meraki and Ruckus. I also looked at a controller from Ruckus and an old Linksys wireless card. In part two, I am going to look at AP’s … Continue reading

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Inside Wireless Hardware – Part 1

This post is about me taking wireless hardware apart and taking pictures of it. I’m not going to bore you with stories of me as a child taking things apart, because to be quite honest, I wasn’t that kid. I … Continue reading

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Meraki

I spend a lot of time pouring over vendor solutions. A lot. Unfortunately, I don’t specialize in one area like wireless, security, storage, voice, etc. I am more of a network generalist. Because of that, I tend to focus on … Continue reading

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Busy Little Bees

I’ve followed Aerohive for over a year now strictly from a technical point of view. Their approach to wireless without using a controller is intriguing to say the least. Back in March of this year, I was able to meet … Continue reading

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Aerohive

I apologize in advance for the length of this post! Introduction Quick! Make me a list of parts needed for an enterprise wireless rollout covering a couple of large buildings with a requirement for 2.4GHz and 5GHz radios. Pretend the … Continue reading

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