eduroam (education roaming) is the secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community. I’ve been really intrigued by the WLAN phenomenon eduroam which has swept across much of Europe and is being deployed in many US universities this academic year. This is a secure WLAN roaming technology, but itContinue reading “eduroam – Secure, Automatic Roaming Between WLAN’s”
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Hotspot 2.0: The Future of Guest Wi-Fi?
Hotspot 2.0 is a technology that leverages 802.11u and service provider authentication systems to connect clients to WLAN’s securely and automatically. For example, an owner of a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 with Passpoint enabled who comes within range of a Hotspot 2.0-enabled SSID which can serve Verizon customers will automatically connect to the WLAN, securedContinue reading “Hotspot 2.0: The Future of Guest Wi-Fi?”
School 1:1 Program WLAN Design Considerations
The design of a WLAN to accommodate a school’s 1:1 program can make or break the entire enterprise. A poorly designed WLAN presents connectivity issues, bandwidth issues, co-channel contention, and RF utilization problems that distract end-users from classroom activities and results in a loss of trust in the technology. Similarly, clients with substandard Wi-Fi chipsetsContinue reading “School 1:1 Program WLAN Design Considerations”