Wi-Fi Surveys

Wi-Fi Surveys are critical to the operation of any Wireless LAN deployment. While Wi-Fi can tune itself, you must start with the right density and placement of access points.  It may come as a surprise, but there are a number of Wi-Fi surveys and the Wi-Fi design process is actually delivered as a number of states. 
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Deploying Cisco SDA

Software Defined Access - or SDA for short - is the technology used for automated network deployment, configuration and maintenance. The best way to find out if it works? Deploy it in your lab - and that's exactly what we did!
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OpenRoaming

Wouldn't it be nice to turn up at a new location and your mobile phone seamlessly connects to the local Wi-Fi Hotspot? What if you could have a mobile-phone-like roaming experience, but with your Wi-Fi devices? There's been a lot of work to enable just this functionality - enter the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) OpenRoaming standard.
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Cisco DNA Center Beginners Guide

A lot is starting to be written about Cisco’s DNA Center and to a large extent, Cisco are betting a lot on the product. There’s also a mixed reaction to Cisco software, with the older products (looking at you here, Cisco Works), not having been brilliant in terms of performance and capability.
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RF Tuning: Access Point Power Caps

Modern Wi-Fi Access Points are now capable of much higher transmit powers than the client devices. They can run at 200mW, with the average small client device running at 25mW.  One technique to limit transmit power in a Wi-Fi network is to use RF power caps on the APs.
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Cisco RX-SOP: How to Turn Down the Noise

Cisco RX-SOP is a feature that de-tunes the receive sensitivity of an Wi-Fi Access Points. Essentially what feature is doing is to tell the AP to ignore transmissions it hears below a certain threshold - it's not removing the traffic from the air, but allowing the AP to ignore it and be able to talk over the top of background noise.
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Travels with Wi-Fi: In-Flight Wi-Fi

Now that we're starting to get back into the air.. let's take a look at some travels with Wi-Fi: In flight Wi-Fi to be precise!
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Top Retail Store Technologies

Retail stores are where retailers interact with customers. It's where a lot of sales are made - and lost - and an area that retailers are keen to put a lot of effort into, to enhance the customer experience. What technologies are retailers using to enhance the customer retail store experience? Let's take a look.
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What is Cisco SDA Fabric?

Cisco are massively moving the needle on how future networks will be designed and deployed. Cisco SDA Fabric is a term we're going to be hearing a whole lot more about. Why change something that works? In this blog, we’ll take a look at that exact question. 
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Japan Land of (mostly) High Technology

It seems like an eternity ago now, but a few years ago, I went on holiday to Japan.  Japan is a country with a lot of high tech of course. It can be a complicated maze to navigate sometimes though!
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