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The promise of 802.11ax – What should we expect?
Posted by Jatin Parekh on Jun 18, 2018
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What is new in 802.11ax
802.11ax promises a lateral progression of the WiFi standard. Until now, all new WiFi specifications were focused on improving the peak data rates. 802.11ax takes a side step and promises higher efficiency rather than higher peak rates. It promises to improve the total throughput in a cell and deliver more data to the clients rather than try to improve the speed at which the data is transmitted. 802.11ax features will be available in 2.4 GHz band as well (as opposed to 802.11ac which was available only in 5GHz).

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The Half-Truth of SSAE 16 Certified Data Centers
Posted by Hemant Chaskar on Aug 17, 2016

To assure customers about security, vendors of cloud managed WiFi often tell their customers that they use “SSAE 16 certified data centers.” It is essential to drill down into this claim, else it stands the risk of being a half-truth, and as Mark Twain once said, “A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.”

Three Security Scans that Cloud Networking Vendors Must Do for You
Posted by Hemant Chaskar on Apr 20, 2016

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.

Five Security Aspects Important for Cloud Managed Networking
Posted by Hemant Chaskar on Apr 5, 2016

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.