Troubleshooting Wireless Networks News
May 04, 2015
Requiring users on guest Wi-Fi to agree to an acceptable use policy (AUP) keeps lawyers happy, but it's far from user-friendly. Here's what happened when one IT pro removed his.
September 22, 2014
The stadium Wi-Fi network that NFL coaches have been complaining about is based on Cisco wireless LAN infrastructure. The new network has been erratic, making coaches' Surface tablets useless at times.
August 07, 2014
Enterprises can't just drop 802.11ac into their wireless environments without updating their Wi-Fi planning or network monitoring troubleshooting tools; Fluke introduces Fluke AirMagnet Survey PRO and AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer PRO for 802.11ac.
January 23, 2014
The NFL will use Extreme's wireless analytics to give its IT organizations insight into how fans are using in-stadium Wi-Fi.
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Bloggers explain how to use the ClearSight Analyzer to monitor packets and assuage network engineers' concerns about the growing demand in DevOps. Continue Reading
IT shops lacking resources to manually configure hundreds of personal devices can automate wireless LAN access provisioning for BYOD with the right tools. Continue Reading
To handle 46,000 clients and 20,000 concurrent connections, UPenn had to automate wireless LAN access provisioning, but that was only a first step. Continue Reading