Cisco 9124 Antenna Guide

Cisco have released the external 9124 variant access point. This AP has a very handy three radios - one 2.4GHz and dual 5GHz radios. Why is that useful? Well the key use case is probably Mesh - you can have a dedicated 5GHz backhaul and a separate radio running the client serving 5GHz. The antenna selection though isn't as simple as you'd think. Let's[…]
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Recessed AP Installation

We all love Wi-Fi, but you've got to install your access points somewhere. Typically they're installed on the T-Bar of a suspended ceiling - sometimes though you have to secure the AP, or hide it for aesthetics reasons. In this blog, we'll look at some options.
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Effect of Trees on Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi in all its forms relies on good signal propagation. Signals are attenuated by various objects - it's not that well known, but trees are a particularly attenuating object - let's take a look!
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Wi-Fi Troubleshooting: How to Review a Wi-Fi Installation - Part 1

We are getting more and more requests to review Wi-Fi networks which aren't quite meeting the specification. Many customers are finding that companies which don't truly understand Wi-Fi - or how to make it work - have deployed their network and are either incapable of making it work or don't care. 
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Wi-Fi Troubleshooting: Evidence for a Wi-Fi Review: Pt 2

Wi-Fi reviews are not the easiest of things. Unlike fault finding most networking, Wi-Fi has the added complexity of RF - and all those multitude of clients. In this blog, we'll take a measured run through on where to start in your fault finding journey.
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Cisco SD-Access Lab: Part 2

Cisco DNA SD-Access "Software Defined-Access" is the future of Cisco enterprise networks.  This is the second part in a two part series, to provide you insight in to how you can quickly get your Cisco SD-Access Lab up and running.
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Cisco SD-Access Lab: Part 1

Cisco DNA SD-Access "Software Defined-Access" is the future of Cisco enterprise networks, and whether you're ready or not, it's here.  In this blog series, we're going to take a look at the base setup of your SD-Access Lab environment and provide some useful links along the way to content to help you understand the topic more fully.
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Meraki Site to Site VPN

Time Poor? You only need a minute to Set Up a Cisco Meraki Site-to-Site VPN. VPNs can be confusing and time consuming to setup. There's every chance of making a mistake and leaving your network with a security risk. Meraki AutoVPN is here to help.
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Introduction to Cisco Smart Licensing

It’s probably fair to say that most of us don’t enjoy dealing with any kind of licensing fulfilment because the experience can be somewhat daunting. Cisco offers the use of Cisco Smart Licensing as a way to ease the burden of network device licensing.
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Cisco Powered Manged Services

Cisco Powered Managed Services means that we have met the stringent requirements from Cisco to offer approved managed services for Cisco and Meraki networks. COMING SOON: We're hard at work on this service - launching soon!
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