Aruba ClearPass and Managing Unknown Devices

Richard McIntosh writing for Gestalt IT comments:

The most difficult part of any network engineer’s job is securing the unknown devices users will connect. How many times has a facilities manager gone through an RFP process to enhance controls of their HVAC and power control systems, award a vendor a contract, complete their work, and connect insecure IoT controllers to your network? Never, right? But it’s coming. What if there way to prevent a possible catastrophe when an unknown HVAC controller all of a sudden starts talking to your file servers?

Richard has some awesome thoughts here on how Aruba handles unknown devices in the network.

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Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

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