- I posted recaps for Wireless Tech Field Day (Day 1 and Day 2), and more thorough reviews of HP Networking and MetaGeek presentations.
- I compiled a comprehensive list of articles and videos from Wireless Tech Field Day. Keep checking back, as it will be updated as new articles and videos are posted!
- I detailed Aerohive HiveAP Provisioning Basics.
- I wrote two articles on DHCP related topics and wireless LANs: Explaining DHCP Server 188.8.131.52 and Preventing DHCP Starvation Attacks.
- I gave a rundown on Understanding Wi-Fi Carrier Sense. You may also be interested in my previous 5-part series on Wi-Fi QoS and Medium Contention.
- Ekahau Site Survey 5.5 was released, which includes capacity planning, helping administrators design networks for increasingly dense client environments.
- Enterprise Wi-Fi needs a change in mindset (ZDNet) describes how wireless network have historically been under-provisioned, and that designs must be updated for pervasive coverage and capacity.
- Wi-Fi calling is getting a lot of press lately, especially after the T-Mobile acquisition by AT&T.
- What's Up (or Not) with Convergence? - Network World
- Wi-Fi starts playing a key role in telecom - Buddle Blog
- Mobile broadband the only way forward - ComputerWorld
- T-Mobile Says 5 Million Customers Use Wi-Fi Calling Service - TmoNews
- Three, Two, One, Launch! T-Mobile announced 3 new phones with Wi-Fi Calling. - Kineto
- T-Mobile, AT&T and Me - Kineto
- Wi-Fi Calling for Canada Businesses - Kineto
- The Wi-Fi Alliance announced official support for a hotspot certification program (built on 802.11u). I am disappointed by the initial (sole) focus on cellular carrier operated hotspots. I have a few contacts into the WFA that I am pursuing to get more information.
- Wi-Fi Alliance launches hotspot certification program, aims to ease cell-to-WiFi handoff woes - Engadget
- Wi-Fi Alliance tackles cellular-to-Wi-Fi roaming - FierceWireless
- Unsafe at any SSID: Wireless Hotspot (In)Security - RioSec.
I highly recommend reading this article. The current carrier focused initiative will leave independent hotspot operators behind, left without a secure solution.
- New Standard Eases Carrier Wi-Fi Access and Roaming - Wi-Fi Net news
- Aruba announced its MOVE unified network architecture which includes wired switches managed by a wireless controller, pushing security to the edge for wired and wireless networks and providing unified management of both platforms.
- Aruba's MOVE Architecture - CWNP
- Aruba strikes down wired, wireless silos - Network World
- Aruba's unified architecture addresses consumerization of IT - SearchNetworking
Zealous Autoconfig - XKCD
Cheers (and happy reading!),