Remember Linksys? The home office and SMB company that was the spearhead of Cisco’s move down market? Remember how they kind of disappeared once Cisco was finished with that play? Do you ever wonder what happened to them? Or where they are today? Or even if they still exist?
Gestalt News has a fresh batch of mobility news for you. In this iteration:
– Nokia bets big on IoT networking
– Qualcomm releases 802.11ax chipsets
– A look at client-side networking
Plus more great reads from the community!
There aren’t enough enterprise IT infographics. Okay, maybe there aren’t enough worthwhile enterprise IT infographics. Regardless, Tom Carpenter put together a fun little one that certainly helps fill the void. If you’ve ever been told your 802.11ac access points require more than 1 Gbps, save this infographic to shove back in their face (figuratively or course, it would be rude otherwise).
Lee Badman of wirednot comments: It ought to be sooooo easy to achieve great Wi-Fi these days. All the makings are there, right? We got the promise of “Gigabit Wireless” and an endless pipeline of screamin’, smokin’ WLAN hardware. Just take a looksee. Man, that all sounds really nice. Then there’s this. Lee points out […]
Chris Wahl of the Wahl Network comments: I’ve been on the prowl to upgrade the home lab wireless network to the 5 GHz range for many months, especially after chatting with fellow Tech Field Day delegate and all around Wireless Genius Jennifer Huber at Cisco Live! during the summer. With the release of 802.11ac allowing […]
Lee Badman from wirednot comments: None of the following gripes are the industry’s biggest problems. At the same time, they are nuisances and occasionally rise to the level of major headache. Some of these apply to WLANs of all sizes, others are far more applicable to bigger wireless environments. The remainder? They’re just goofy. If […]
Lee Badman comments about 802.11ac at Network Computing: There’s talk that 802.11ac requires 10Gig uplinks to support maximum throughput. But you may not even need 2Gig uplinks. Here’s why. Read more at: 802.11ac: 10Gig Uplinks Are Overkill
Lee Badman comments: Two points to consider beyond just when you move to the next great thing in WLAN: – Many of us have invested hundreds or thousands of cable runs in our current wireless networks, each supporting up to 1 Gbps. … How drastic does our “investment” in our installed cable change with 11ac? […]
wirednot comments at wirednot: The blogosphere is awash with speculation on how 802.11ac is going to transform the way we use wireless, and what the new WLAN will do for productivity. It’s great stuff, and needs to be talked up. We see early releases of actual 11ac draft product, great whitepapers from the Big Guns, […]