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The growth of the enterprise bring
your own device trend continues unabated.
BYOD is being driven by higher data rate wireless services and the proliferation
Many smartphones and tablets support both cellular and Wi-Fi services.
Hence, theses devices can be attached to an 802.11 wireless corporate network.
To meet the challenges that this trend has created, the Wi-Fi industry is
delivering the 802.11ac standard.
ac leverages 802.11n, which is now the predominant WLAN standard.
802.11n brought improvements in data rates and link efficiencies; but the BOYD
trend has created a demand for new set of capabilities such as improved network
robustness, reliability and RF bandwidth utilization efficiency.
We interview Matthew Gast to gain
Aerohive Networks' perspective on 802.11ac.
Matthew is the director of
Product Management at Aerohive Networks.
Contact Aerohive Networks at 408-510-6100 or click here.
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Networks' Solution Briefs & Whitepapers.
here for Matthew Gast's early release ebook, 802.11ac: A Survival Guide - Wi-Fi
at Gigabit and Beyond
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earliest form — the author's raw and unedited content as he or she writes — so
you can take advantage of these technologies long before the, official release
of these titles. You'll also receive updates when significant changes are made,
new chapters as they're written, and the final ebook bundle. This version of the
early release contains three out of five chapters.
Matthew Gast leads development of the core
software technologies in Aerohive's fully distributed Wi-Fi network system.
He currently serves as chair of both the
Wi-Fi Alliance's security task groups, was the
first chair of the Wireless Network Management Marketing task group, and is the
past chair of the IEEE 802.11 revision task group.
Matthew is also the author of
802.11 Wireless Networks: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly)
, which is now in its second edition and has been translated into six languages.
His companion book,
802.11n book, 802.11n: A Survival Guide (O’Reilly),
was recently published and provides information on how 802.11n works and what it
means for the WLAN planning process.