Dave Benham is an experienced wireless professional. His vast experiences include every aspect of managing, designing, and troubleshooting networks. His blogs are a constant source of reference for many wireless professionals. Dave regularly contributes by blogging, engaging on twitter, and other social channels. Dave brings a wealth of experience within the community and freely shares all he knows.
For more information visit https://www.wifireference.com.
Ferney is one of the most compassionate helpful individuals in our industry. It comes through in everything he teaches, in conversations, or when he is helping individuals. His blog includes highlights from his own professional experience, as well as lessons learned and what not to do. He reviews tools and offers other helpful links for those looking for more WLAN information.
For more information visit http://thewifiofthings.com.
Jiri is constantly trying to push the boundaries of the WLANPi and puts countless hours into exploring the capabilities of the latest WLAN adapters, often going deep into drivers and deep technical settings to extract the greatest capability out of them. He blogs his efforts and successes on the WLANPi blog itself. At the same time he takes learnings from his other roles and projects and regularly documents findings which he things others would benefit from.
Jiri helps anyone and everyone in the Wi-Fi industry who asks him. He never says no. More so, if he doesn't know something he goes out of his way to find out more and come back to people. He has supported many with Cisco advice and wlanpi advice and training. It is always a pleasure to ask Jiri something as you know you will come away with more knowledge than you started with.
For more information visit https://www.jiribrejcha.net
Rowell does a great job brining relevant topics for his blog. All related to trends, technology, new products and news. Rowell has a unique perspective - from owning his own consulting business and working for a large Higher Ed Institution, Rowell provides both sides to every topic he discusses. Rowell does a fantastic job in providing content for both the novice and seasoned wireless professional.
For more information visit https://rowelldionicio.com/.
Troy has many years of experience that make his perspective very educational and honest. In addition to his WLPC talks, Troy's blog is a fantastic resource of relevant info for wireless engineers. Doesn't matter the vendor or technology, he aims to gain knowledge to share with others. Between teaching, and other engagements, Troy’s content highlights his commitment to excellence and sharing his experiences.
For more information visit http://wifivitae.com.
Ekahau AI Pro enables you to see your wireless world in 6 GHz today. You can evaluate your options for 6 GHz with rip-and-replace and redesign simulations tuned to your exact network requirements and environment. Use the new Channel Planner and Network Simulator to show recommended improvements to your current network design or start a redesign with the all-new AI Auto-Planner and discover your network‚ optimal AP placements and configuration.
Support your next generation business applications with the unprecedented speed and reliability of your Ekahau-perfected 6 GHz network design.
For more information visit https://www.ekahau.com/products/ekahau-connect/ai-pro/.
Hamina Network Planner is the first real cloud-based predictive modeling tool setting themselves apart from other network tools in the industry. In addition, Hamina Network Planner has incorporated full wired planning capabilities. Place switches, IDF’s, MDF’s, and routers with port counts, PoE availability and cabling automatically calculated. Account for wired client devices, such as security cameras and desk phones and see their impact to cabling and switching.
Finally, Hamina Network Planner includes comprehensive Wi-Fi, 4G/5G CBRS Private Cellular, and Bluetooth location services planning to cover all your wireless needs.
For more information visit https://www.hamina.com/product.
Open Locate aims to standardize the way APs advertise their location over the air and through cloud-based APIs, enabling mobile devices to locate themselves and applications to support network analytics. Through the Open Locate initiative, Aruba is committed to establishing industry standards for sharing AP reference locations with client devices and network-based services. In coordination with mobile OS vendors, Aruba ensures that any application will have access to accurate and reliable indoor location.
Open Locate aims to standardize the way APs advertise their location over the air and through cloud-based APIs, enabling mobile devices to locate themselves and applications to support network analytics.
For more information visit https://www.arubanetworks.com/products/location-services/.
WiFi Explorer Pro 3 provides unique features that make it a one-in-a-kind tool for Wi-Fi engineers. Features such as advanced filtering, coloring rules, and custom columns make it the right solution for supporting troubleshooting tasks in different environments. The integration with other commercial- and community-led products offers additional advantages over similar solutions, such as spectrum analysis and remote scanning of Wi-Fi networks, including networks in the 6 GHz band.
WiFi Explorer Pro 3 has always supported the latest Wi-Fi standards, playing a key role in training and education. Because of its unique features, WiFi Explorer Pro 3 has become an essential tool for many in the Wi-Fi community, helping design, validate, and test wireless networks and products using the latest Wi-Fi technologies.
For more information visit https://www.intuitibits.com.
The WLAN Pi M4 has been developed, maintained by the Wi-Fi community, and completely community driven. All developers are part of the Wi-Fi community. It allows the community to contribute, share feedback, submit software improvements themselves. WLAN Pi also provides a "build your own" option which allows engineers entering the Wi-Fi industry to build an affordable Wi-Fi 6E capable tool.
It integrates with tools like WiFi Explorer Pro, Airtool 2, Kismet, iOS application Airtool Pi and more integrations are being worked on by the team.
For more information visit https://www.wlanpi.com.
The AP45 operates on Juniper‚ Mist AI Cloud integrating software and services across the entire Juniper portfolio. Juniper‚ Mist AI Platform, makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable, and measurable. Juniper Mist offers unprecedented visibility into the user experience through the use of unique service-level expectation (SLE) metrics. Proactive, AI-driven automation and self-healing replace time-consuming manual tasks, lowering Wi-Fi operational costs and saving substantial time and money.
Juniper brings enterprise-grade Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) together so businesses can increase the value of their wireless networks through personalized location services, such as wayfinding, proximity notifications, and asset location.
For more information visit https://www.juniper.net/us/en/products/access-points/ap45-access-point.html.
Through the evolution of Cisco’s wireless portfolio comes the next generation, Cisco Catalyst 9166, 9164, and 9162 Series Access Points. These access points are the first from Cisco that give you the flexibility to manage your wireless network on premises or in the cloud. With reliability and performance from trusted Catalyst hardware and the choice of Cisco DNA Center or Meraki® Dashboard management tools, the Cisco Catalyst Wi-Fi 6E access points provide the best of both worlds while delivering flexibility and investment protection for your network.
Cisco understands that selecting your next platform is not an easy choice. With the Cisco Catalyst Wi-Fi 6E access points, you don’t need to make the decision now. Keep the operational mode you use today, whether on premises or cloud management. If your needs change-either way-it’s an easy switch. No new hardware required. That’s investment protection for your network that you can count on.
The new EtherScope model provides complete analysis, troubleshooting and surveying for Wi-Fi 6/6E networks. "Innovation" is indeed what it brings to Wi-Fi professionals, as the first handheld device with these capabilities in the market. EtherScope nXG saves all test and survey data to the NetAlly cloud platform, Link-Live, and the survey files are importable into AirMagnet Survey Pro. Their Link-Live API provides data access to other platforms and products for consolidation and roll-up of analysis files.
This product helps solve a lack of tools for installing, validating, and troubleshooting the latest in Wi-Fi technologies by providing everything in one hand-held device.
For more information visit https://www.netally.com/products/etherscopenxg/.
Understanding the connectivity and performance data of apple devices has been a challenge. nOversight extracts Wi-Fi performance details from iPhone and iPad devices. Now it is as easy as downloading nOversight to a Mac and instantly seeing the connectivity and performance of a trusted Apple device. It shows Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity information in real time. It captures connectivity sessions and within that, exposes the connection and roaming logic internal to the device.
For more information visit https://www.numerousnetworks.co.uk/noversight/.
WiFi Explorer Pro 3 is a Wi-Fi scanner and analyzer for Mac built to assist WLAN and IT professionals in designing, validating, and troubleshooting wireless networks. WiFi Explorer Pro 3 offers advanced features such as column profiles, custom columns from more than 700 information element fields, coloring rules, custom filters, the ability to compare the capabilities and configuration of any two networks, BLE and Zigbee integrations, and much more. It also provides full visibility into 6 GHz networks from remote sensors, packet captures, and supported 6E spectrum analyzers.
For more information visit https://www.intuitibits.com.
Aruba Networks is always at the forefront of technological advancements (like leading the charge for 6 GHz). One of their latest advancements are the first self-locating access points to create a foundation for accurate indoor location. Their goal is to bring the ease and widespread adoption of outdoor GPS to indoor environments.
Through their Open Locate initiative, Aruba is committed to establishing industry standards for sharing AP reference locations with client devices and network-based services. In coordination with mobile OS vendors, Aruba ensures that any application will have access to accurate and reliable indoor location.
Aruba Networks continues to provide Leadership in the wireless community by taking a customer first, customer Last approach with a strong commitment to ethical business and hiring practices.
For more information visit https://www.arubanetworks.com.
Hamina has created and launched a Wireless Design tool that covers not only WiFi, but also includes 4/5G, BLE, switching, PoE needs, etc. Hamina engaged many industry experts to solicit feedback on building their product. In addition, Hamina has partnered with multiple manufacturers to ensure accurate information from the radios in the AP's, antenna patterns, PoE budget, etc.
They are on a mission to change the lives of people dealing with networks - for the better. Create a workplace where everyone feels energized in the morning. Never mistreat colleagues, customers, partners, or anyone else. Never be afraid to question the old way, to disrupt. Take pride in the quality of your work. Enjoy the ride!
For more information visit https://www.hamina.com.
Juniper revolutionized the wireless industry with Artificial Intelligence and AIOps, all driven by Mist AI. From addressing the basic question of, why does the Wi-Fi suck‚ to proactively identifying Wi-Fi issues before users notice a problem, to making it easy for IT teams to deploy and operate an always ON wireless service, Juniper continues to innovate and drive industry progress.
From the inception of Mist Systems, the leadership team prioritizes the wireless technical community with both communicating the constant stream of new innovations as well as seeking guidance an input on product strategy and features. Juniper continues to drive widespread adoption and trust in AI for IT by exposing what‚ under the hood in our Explainable AI resources. Juniper strives to cultivate a community built on being bold, delivering excellence and building trust.
For more information visit https://www.juniper.net.
Tech Field Day Captures the passion of the wireless industry by finding and highlighting great engineering talent that have a desire to share with the community and putting them in a position to create compelling content for everyone to use to expand their careers. Tech Field Day innovates by researching new technologies and giving them a platform to talk to the delegates that attend our event and helping them put their best foot forward to speak with the community.
Tech Field Day has a long history of working with the community on a variety of topics, both technical and non-technical. We're huge supporters of people that go above and beyond to recognize the community for their contributions. Thank you to the Wi-Fi Awards for providing a showcase for the great innovators and minds in the industry!
For more information visit https://techfieldday.com.
WiFi Training™ is leading provider of IT Training, Development, and Mentored Consulting services focused on Wireless, Security, Enterprise Networking, IoT, Automation and related technologies. WiFi Training takes it a step further than simply training. Their goal is to go beyond training and move with students along their journey every step of the way as they continue to advance in knowledge and expertise. They are always looking for how and what they can do to improve the community.
Their unique approach to training and the community engagements makes their presence known providing Leadership and examples for the wireless community.
For more information visit https://wifitraining.com.