What is ACI? Adjacent Channel Interference is a performance condition that occurs when two or more access point radios are providing RF coverage to the same physical area using overlapping frequencies.
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What is a Beacon? These are the frames send from the AP to the clients on the wireless network that keeps the network synchronized.
Steve Leytus is the president of Nuts About Nets — a software company that specializes in the development of low-cost, wireless diagnostic tools. Nuts About Nets was formed in 2006 when Steve painfully recognized that at middle age he was no longer employable as a software developer — so the only option was to create […]
In our industry, there are numerous and often conflicting ideas surrounding what’s ‘best’ for a given deployment. We all (VARs, customers, manufacturers) often find ourselves balancing the real world with any number of best practices advice.
What is CAPWAP? It’s an IETF standard now and was ratified in 2008.
Devin Akin is the founder of Divergent Dynamics, a Wi-Fi Systems Integrator, Value-Added Reseller (VAR), and Training organization. He specializes in innovative performance optimization solutions for a variety of high-density scenarios in several markets.
Peter Mackenzie: Many wireless networks are designed using a basic RF specification which defines thresholds and limits based on signal strength. Signal strength may be a useful metric when defining coverage but not capacity.
Adjusting your WLAN design requirements based on target client devices. Many times in dealing with customers who are requesting a WLAN design, we ask the question, “What devices do you want us to design the WLAN to?” – we are usually met with a “Duh!” kind of expression and a request to design for “All […]
What is Latency? This is different than jitter. Jitter is the changes or the Delta in between inter frame arrival times.