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The Impact of WiFi on the Digital Learning Experience
Posted by Erika Hashemi on Jan 11, 2017
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A Mojo Customer Story: Knob Noster School District

Located in West Central Missouri, Knob Noster School District provides a distinctive mix between rural and urban settings. With 1,600 students and 225 faculty dispersed between four locations, Knob Noster maintains a commitment to high-quality education by identifying ways in which technology can be integrated into all functions for their students.

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Ruckus R710 Mojo C-120 distributed client benchmark test
Mojo C-120 Accepts the Ruckus R710 BeamFlex Challenge
Posted by Robert Ferruolo (Dr. RF) on Sep 15, 2016

While doing research on the Ruckus website for the R710, I noticed the statement of “Up to 2 times extended range and coverage with Ruckus BeamFlex technology.” Challenge accepted! To evaluate this claim we used a distributed client test, which determines the AP’s downstream performance when its clients are spread near and far, from excellent to marginal signal strength and points in between. This test simulates the performance of the AP in a typical enterprise, carpeted environment.

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Benchmark: C-120 vs. Aerohive AP250 in the Classroom
Posted by Robert Ferruolo (Dr. RF) on Sep 14, 2016

WiFi is a Utility, and Needs Capacity Planning

When is the last time you said: “Wow, this WiFi is great!”? You don’t really notice it when it works. You are more likely to say: “This WiFi is crap” when it doesn’t meet your expectations. WiFi is no longer a convenience, it’s an essential utility like electricity. You would like it work every time and without hesitation, like turning on a light.

Like the power grid, one of the biggest challenges in designing a wireless network is capacity planning. The goal of capacity planning is to determine how many access points are needed to provide a good user experience. Deploying too many APs is a waste of money and can make performance worse, but deploying too few will cause user experience problems (the equivalent of brownouts) when an AP becomes oversubscribed.

Easy WiFi Network Planning: Announcing Mojo Planner v6.0
Posted by Abhinav Mathur on Jun 2, 2016

Simplify Your WLAN Planning

Mojo Networks recently announced the new version of Mojo Planner, a Windows-based predictive wireless LAN planning tool for our customers and partners. It optimizes your WLAN based on WiFi coverage, capacity, and security.

Using Wave 2 to Quadruple the Capacity of Your Classroom WLAN
Posted by Sean Blanton on Feb 25, 2016

Classrooms are changing with the times

Forbes reported in 2014 that only 25% of all technology administrators said they have enough connectivity and bandwidth to meet student and teacher needs. Today’s classrooms increasingly need not “just” WiFi, but reliable, high-capacity WiFi. They need to deal with many challenges: the interactive learning of the “flipped classroom,” streaming video, online testing, and of course lots of mobile devices. They need to empower teachers, even those with limited access to IT support staff.

Why SON May Be SDN Made For Wireless
Posted by Hemant Chaskar on Aug 18, 2015

There is an emerging trend to apply SDN (Software Defined Network) to Wi-Fi. Much of this discussion today is geared towards applying SDN constructs like OpenFlow and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) to Wi-Fi access points (APs). For example, OpenFlow interface on the AP to configure its settings from the SDN controller or to configure traffic handling on the AP such as packet classifiers and QoS from the SDN controller. Another discussion point is around tunneling AP traffic to NFV node for service provisioning. While these are good ideas, they do not cut to the essence of Wi-Fi, which is in the wireless. That is to say, these concepts are applied to APs in the same way they apply to other wired network elements like switches.

Zone-based Wi-Fi Analytics Made Easy
Posted by Sriram Venkiteswaran on Jun 11, 2015

Introducing Mojos Zoning feature integrated zone-based Wi-Fi analytics

AirTight at Wireless LAN Professionals Conference WLPC in Dallas
Posted by Sean Blanton on Mar 1, 2015

The Wireless LAN Professionals Conference is the brain child of Keith R Parsons - certified Wireless LAN professional, consultant and teacher. The conference consists of two days of fun, great topics, awesome gear, and wonderful networking. It features presentations from a vast array of experts in the field. The event is designed with two track sessions and short powerful talks called Ten Talks.

Year of the Horse: Wi-Fi and Security Thought Leadership
Posted by AirTightTeam on Feb 26, 2015

In many Asian countries, the New Year is based on the lunar calendar and is dictated by the first new moon and ends on the full moon. In the case of the Chinese calendar, each New Year is marked by the characteristics of one of the 12 zodiacal animals: the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig.

2015: The Year of Experience and Scale
Posted by Hemant Chaskar on Jan 16, 2015

Scale versus Scalability

They are different notions. Scale is mostly about numbers, but scalability incorporates business enablement in addition to scale.