DesignFundamentals

More Power More Problems! When Excessive RF Power Degrades Your WiFi Performance!

In the wireless world we often think more power is good. The louder the signal surely higher the performance gain. I’m sorry to say that’s not  true in most cases. RF power is like a delicate flower and should be treated with respect. Simply choosing a higher power output and …

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The Price to Play

As someone who has been in the wireless industry for a few years now there’s one thing that really stands out about a Wireless engineer role: the price to play is much higher than other roles. What do I mean by this? Let’s take a look at what is in …

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RX-SOP Whitepaper

Recently Sam and I went out to Cisco’s Richfield, Ohio office to work in their test lab on the AP2700 looking at high density client usage and RX-SOP. Our high density whitepaper which was previously published can be found over at http://nsashow.com/AP2700. Last week alongside the introduction of the WLC …

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802.11 Frames – An Advanced Overview With George

NSA Show’s own guest blogger George Stefanick will be hosting an advanced overview of 802.11 frames on Tuesday, August 26th. Register at the following link: https://supportforums.cisco.com/event/12258736/80211-frames-depth-overview

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Cisco AP2700 High Density Paper

The No Strings Attached Show was recently invited into the Cisco real-world labs in Richfield, Ohio to get a behind the scenes look at what goes into the claims made by many manufacturers and how this manifests itself in real-world testing situations. For more information check out our sub-page we …

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Cisco: Enterprise Best Practices For Apple Mobile Devices On Cisco Wireless LANs #BYOD

BOOKMARK ! Another good reference for Apple iDevices on a Cisco Wireless LAN. There are a few mentions that need further clarification. Overall good read and reference.   http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/technology/vowlan/bestpractices/EntBP-AppMobDevs-on-Wlans.pdf   Purpose of this Document, page 2 Introduction, page 2 Wi-Fi Channel Coverage, page 2 Roaming, page 7 Fast Roaming, page …

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iOS 6: Wi-Fi network roaming with 802.11k and 802.11r #BYOD

Is it me or is it hard to keep up with all the little details. Add this to your bookmarks, could come in handy!  ~~ Thanks Scott for referencing this .. http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5535 Summary Learn how iOS 6 improves client roaming using the 802.11k and 802.11r Wi-Fi network standards. Products Affected …

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iOS 5 and iOS 6: List of available trusted root certificates #BYOD

Ever wonder what your iDevice root store looks like from Apple? Wonder no more …    http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5012   Here is a short list: Certificate: Data: Version: 3 (0x2) Serial Number: 1 (0x1) Signature Algorithm: sha1WithRSAEncryption Issuer: C=JP, O=JPKI, OU=Prefectural Association For JPKI, OU=BridgeCA Validity Not Before: Dec 27 05:08:15 2003 …

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