Devin Akin

Wi-Fi Throughput

There must be 10Gbps of Wi-Fi throughput hype out there, and I want to explain expected throughput for 11ac and 11ax WLANs in a way that is clear to everyone. First, we need to understand what can be expected on a 20MHz channel, given a standard assortment of client devices. Here’s a graphic from my

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Aerohive Innovation

Back-to-back innovative product releases from Aerohive…hmmm.  Who would’ve thought that they would re-enter the innovation game after a 5-year hiatus. Not me, but I must say that I’m very pleasantly surprised. I had almost written them off, but it looks like someone or something breathed new life into the company, and I’m glad to see

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802.11ax Is Not

So much has been and will be said about the upcoming 802.11 PHY amendment called 802.11ax (hereafter just “11ax”) that I felt I needed to chime in to counteract some of the expected poor marketing. This blog is not about what 802.11ax is, but rather is about what 802.11ax is not. If you read the

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