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I recently completed my Ekahau Design training and certification. During the first day of class the instructor went over wireless fundamentals. Now as an experienced wireless engineer most of the topics were ideas that I had already known, however there were a few idea's that changed the way I understand wireless for the better. Lets walk though each of these idea's together!

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Hi People, welcome to another exciting edition of my blog. Today I will be covering IOS best practices (some of them at least). While these will be specific to Cisco IOS they’re also applicable to other types of Cisco devices. You’ll also find many of these best practices are also seen on IOS-XE/NX-OS platforms, however the syntax may differ (please verify before attempting to apply).

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With the explosion of wireless technology we have experienced in the last few years, wireless networks are being asked to handled more and more demanding traffic. Between laptops, cell phones, and wireless IoT devices, the importance of having your wireless infrastructure optimized has never been greater.

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Hello all! Today we will be talking about Mobility Anchoring with Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC). While this concept has been around for a while, and is commonly used for guest networks, I have used it for several other reasons. But first let’s go over the premise of mobility anchoring.

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Sep 25

Wireless networking is now considered a must have in nearly all industries. It’s no surprise I get a lot of comments from clients who believe they are experiencing wireless trouble in some form or fashion. They aren’t sure if it’s related to wireless controller configuration, AP placement, coverage gaps, interference, or even client machine problems. Even though Wi-Fi is nearly as prevalent as...

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Feb 27
Mobility Express
Posted by Rick Wong

A few months of ago I was asked to help bring up a branch site for one of LookingPoint’s clients.   This was unscheduled work and it was the first time I encountered Cisco’s Mobility Express.   My previous projects have been enterprise deployments either using the traditional WLC or Meraki’s cloud managed APs.   With Mobility Express, Cisco allows an AP to run as a wireless controller.   ...

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Yesterday Cisco hosted the Cisco Spark Launch in San Francisco, CA. The event included an exclusive look at the latest Cisco Spark innovations, hands-on demonstrations, and thoughts and remarks from event hosts Chuck Robbins, CEO, and Rowan Trollope, SVP and GM of Cisco's IoT and Applications. 

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