Ever since the first smartphones hit the market, the idea of handing off cellular traffic to wireless networks has been appealing. The issue is how to do this in a frictionless and secure way for the customer. Passpoint is seeing wider industry implementation, letting carriers use wireless infrastructure while logically keeping users on the “network”.
Wi-Fi 6 is a done deal, right? We’re certified, which is almost the same thing as ratified. Except when it isn’t. Nick Shoemaker has a quick overview of why the difference makes all the difference.
Value-added resellers (VARs) are often characterized as useless, adding a needless cost for something that should be sold direct to customers. In this On-Premise IT Roundtable, the panel discusses where the value actually gets added and what benefits VARs can still provide. It was an interesting discussion with a lot of different perspectives.