The Long Road to Cisco CCIE Emeritus

I took my Cisco CCIE around 16 years ago now, but like everyone who's attempted the lab, you don't forget it quickly. Passing the lab is no easy feat - there's a pre-qualification exam, followed by the lab itself. I've heard it said that 80% of people that start the CCIE journey never pass, so there's a reason it's right up there with the hardest[…]
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Wi-Fi Travels in Canada

In December 2015, I was travelling to Canada and along the way took note of the Wi-Fi installations. I know it's a bit geeky.. when you work in Wi-Fi a while you kind of naturally end of looking at the ceiling in a lot of buildings.. and assessing how well Wi-Fi is installed when you travel overseas.
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Teamwork - Network Installation

I've been wanting to write a blog for a little while now on the subject of teamwork. This, of course, is against the backdrop of what we do as a company - network design and commission. For many outsiders, it's a surprise to see that there's actually a fair bit of manual work in network deployment, and there in lies the great opportunity to work and[…]
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Human Factors in Network Deployment

I work for a Cisco Partner who employs around 15 engineers, predominantly designing and optimising Wireless networks.   We were awarded an amazing opportunity in the first quarter of 2020 : designing and implementing the wired and wireless network for a hospital destined as a COVID recovery facility. And best of all: have it operational in 6 weeks of[…]
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How to Build better Hotel Wi-Fi

Have you ever stayed in a hotel and the Wi-Fi wasn't great? I'll bet the answer is an unqualified yes. I've traveled quite a lot for work, which has given me plenty of opportunity to sample the delights of hotel Wi-Fi. It can be a bit of an inconvenience when you're travelling and you can't access your email - when you need to work and have some urgent[…]
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Travels with Wi-Fi: In-Flight Wi-Fi

On my recent holidays, it was with some interest when I boarded an American Airways flight, that they’re offering on-board Wi-Fi.
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Armen Vardanian - RTLS Expert

Armen Vardanian joined us in May 2019 as a senior consultant, and he’s been a great asset to the IPTel team.
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Wi-Fi Presentation Series

At IPTel we are keen to bring you the best of technology, skills and up to date information from the Industry. We've put a series of presenters together to talk on subject of interest to our loyal blog readers. We're calling this our "Wi-Fi Presentation Series".
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Free eBook: Top 8 Secrets to Great Wi-Fi.

FREE eBook Download: Top 8 Secrets to Great Wi-Fi We all love Wi-Fi these days – whether at work, travelling or just at home with Netflix. Wi-Fi has become both ubiquitous and something we truly rely on for our day-to-day work; it’s become business critical for many companies.
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Japan Land of (mostly) High Technology

I've recently been to Japan on holiday and thought I'd share a few thoughts on a bit of a funny story that happened. 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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