Wireless anchoring with partner organisations

This model of wireless anchoring may not be a very common practice in enterprise networks. This solution has its use case in public sectors and very common in educational and healthcare organisations where people share building spaces and Network infrastructure. This solution shows how universities and healthcare organisations can deploy this model of wireless anchoring which … More Wireless anchoring with partner organisations

802.11 Association process

An access point acts as hub between station(client device) and other devices on the network. Before the station can send traffic through an access point, it must have established a connection state. There are three 802.11 connection states: State 1: Unauthenticated and Unassociated State 2: Authenticated, Unassociated State 3: Authenticated, Associated The station must be … More 802.11 Association process

Throughput testing between Cisco 2802i and 3802i access points

I wanted to compare the throughput of Cisco 2802i and Cisco 3802i access points so that I can get some realistic stats on their performance. Below report from Miercom is a good reference. https://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/solutions/collateral/enterprise-networks/802-11ac-solution/miercom-report-cisco-aruba-wave.pdf Below are the comparison charts for these 2 access points. Test switches : Cisco Mig 3850 switch and Cisco 3850 U-poe … More Throughput testing between Cisco 2802i and 3802i access points

802.11 definitions, acronyms and what next in wifi industry

I have put together various 802.11 definitions and standards  from various sources available online and as always wikipedia had some detailed information on this context. 802.11 standards comprises of layer 1 (physical layer)  and layer 2 (media access control) specifications of  for implementing wireless local area network (WLAN) communication in the 900 MHz and 2.4, 3.6, 5, … More 802.11 definitions, acronyms and what next in wifi industry

Regulatory domain and compliance

A WLAN regulatory domain can be defined as a bounded area that is controlled by a set of laws or policies. Currently, there are governing bodies in many countries around the world. Many countries follow standard set by FCC, ETSI, Japan, Israel etc. Please note: While all these countries follow FCC /ETSI rules, the validity period of type approval certifications varies … More Regulatory domain and compliance