Mojo Cloud Managed Platform Release - April 2016

Posted by Sean Blanton on May 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Hello Mojo world! Today I am psyched to announce yet another amazing release of the Mojo cloud managed platform and, as always, I want to take some time to share the highlights. We’re making a big jump forward as we introduce Mojo Wireless Manager 8.0 and setting the stage for an exciting year of change. We want you to have the accurate, in-depth analytics and automated processes needed to effectively monitor and troubleshoot your network.

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Topics: Bonjour, Mojo Packets, Mojo Wireless Manager, Application Visibility

The Future of WiFi Starts Here

Posted by Rick Wilmer on Apr 28, 2016 6:00:00 AM

I am thrilled to share that following a successful trial with Global 2000 customers over the past year, Mojo is rolling out its new business strategy for enterprise WiFi to all users. Through our esteemed channel partners, our customers can now purchase our state-of-the-art WiFi hardware without a pricey markup...none, zero, no mark up...period. Customers can buy our access points just the way they always have – from Mojo partners – along with our leading cloud service to manage those access points. The access points, and thus the overall solution, is now (a lot) less costly. This revolutionary direct-to-market business model lets users save up to 50% over traditional WiFi vendors.

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Topics: WiFi, Cloud, Open Standards, Open Compute Project, #MojoWiFiRevolution

8 TCO Advantages for Cloud Managed WiFi

Posted by Sean Blanton on Apr 26, 2016 10:00:00 AM

What factors enter into a calculation of the total cost of ownership of a WiFi network, in terms of money, time, and trouble? Let’s start with the obvious.

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Topics: WiFi, TCO, Cloud Managed

Three Security Scans that Cloud Networking Vendors Must Do for You

Posted by Hemant Chaskar on Apr 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Early adopters of cloud managed networking (WiFi in particular) cited simplicity of deployment, ease of management, and favorable economics as key benefits of this architecture. While these benefits continue to hold true and improve by the year, I now see increasing awareness among customers about the security posture of the cloud. Part of the reason may be that cloud networking architecture is now transcending from niche to mainstream, even encompassing bigger enterprises and large service providers. As this happens, there are a growing number of cases where security departments in organizations weigh in on major infrastructure decisions.

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Topics: Cloud Security

What’s Next for Cloud Managed WiFi?

Posted by Hemant Chaskar on Apr 12, 2016 12:15:51 PM

Necessity is the mother of innovation. Cloud managed WiFi was born out of the need to provide a management plane for controllerless WiFi, and provided additional benefits of reducing network TCO via economies of scale, multi-tenancy, and simplicity of administration.

Having come thus far, the question now is: What lies ahead for cloud managed WiFi? What are today’s needs that will drive the next wave of innovation?

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Topics: WiFi, MSP, management plane

802.11ax: Fighting the Menace of Small Frames for Efficient WiFi

Posted by Hemant Chaskar on Apr 8, 2016 6:00:00 AM

802.11ac Wave 2 is rising fast, as legacy 802.11n networks are upgraded. Current 802.11ac Wave 1 networks may not upgrade to Wave 2 right now, but by the time these networks have hit their typical 4-5 year lifespan, the next WiFi standard will be available: 802.11ax.

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Topics: WiFi, small frames, LTE-U/LAA, uplink scheduling, 802.11ax, OFDMA

Five Security Aspects Important for Cloud Managed Networking

Posted by Hemant Chaskar on Apr 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Early adopters of cloud managed networking (WiFi in particular) cited simplicity of deployment, ease of operation, and favorable economics as key benefits. These benefits have proven themselves over years for many organizations, but of late I have seen a new consideration coming to the forefront: security of the cloud.

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Topics: WiFi, Cloud Security, Certification

Design Best Practices for Campus Wave 2 WLANs

Posted by Sean Blanton on Mar 31, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The campuses of today (and tomorrow) need high-capacity, reliable, and secure WiFi networks. It’s quite a challenge to design a WLAN that will support all applications, anytime and anywhere, on all devices (smartphones, tablets, and laptops). Happily, 802.11ac Wave 2 access points and clients are here. They’ll make your job easier.

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Topics: WiFi, WLAN networks, School, K-12, Network planning

Do You Have the Right Network Security Strategy?

Posted by Sean Blanton on Mar 28, 2016 4:00:00 PM

A network-focused strategy for wireless security is the conventional wisdom, but is it really the right one? In our next webinar (Wednesday, March 30th, at 8:00 am PST), I’ll argue that a client-focused strategy is best.

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Topics: Wireless security, WiFi, Security and WIPS, WiFi Pineapple

The W-68 is Here!

Posted by Sean Blanton on Mar 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

As many of you saw last week we announced our latest release for Wireless Manager and Guest Manager - it’s packed with great new features to enhance every aspect of your wireless network. Today I want to zero in on one aspect of that release, and introduce you to another member of the Mojo Access Point family: the W-68!

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Topics: WiFi, W-68, access points, hardware

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