|[September 09, 2013]
Aerohive Networks to Host Interactive Online Event on Latest Networking Standard 802.11ac
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
leader in controller-less Wi-Fi and cloud-managed mobile networking for
the enterprise market, today announced that it will be hosting an
online community event on the latest networking standard 802.11ac,
taking place on Sept. 9 from 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST on Aerohive's (News - Alert) HiveNation
About the Event
The wireless market is initiating a standards transition from 802.11n
to 802.11ac, to deliver substantially higher wireless performance and
offering an increase in speed to beyond one gigabit per second.
However, many enterprises are hesitant to transition to this latest
standard, with many misconceptions remaining about timing, deployment
and the standard's capabilities.
Aerohive will be hosting a special online event, "All Things
802.11ac", on Monday, Sept. 9 from 5:00 am to 5:00 pm PST. Moderated
by industry analyst Craig
Mathias, this one-day event will take place on Aerohive's HiveNation
community. Craig is a recognized expert on wireless communications and
mobile computing and member of the IEEE Communications (News - Alert) Society and
writes the popular Nearpoints
blog for Network World.
This interactive forum will also feature Aerohive's Director of
Product Management and 802.11ac expert Matthew
Gast, who just completed his latest book: "802.11ac:
A Survival Guide, Wi-Fi at Gigabit and Beyond" published by O'Reilly
Media in July 2013. Matthew 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.
Participants will have the opportunity to share and discuss 802.11ac
technology, deployment concerns, planning and more. Craig Mathias (News - Alert) will
moderate the discussion by posting new topics hourly for Matthew to
answer, and attendees are encouraged to chime in with questions of
Those interested in participating simply need to join the Aerohive
HiveNation community by clicking on the "sign up" icon in the top
right corner here.
Once a member, attendees can follow the category "All
About the Presenter
Matthew Gast, director of product management at Aerohive Networks (News - Alert), led
development of 802.11-2012 and security task groups at the Wi-Fi
Considered an 802.11ac expert, Matthew recently completed his book, "802.11ac:
A Survival Guide," an in-depth guide on this next generation of
wireless. His new book provides in-depth information to help plan for
802.11ac, with technical details on design, network operations,
deployment and monitoring. Matthew discusses how the 802.11ac will
increase network speed and capacity and provides guidance on when and
how to upgrade network infrastructure to 802.11ac by evaluating client
devices, applications and network connections.
The book is available
now for purchase. Participants in the online community event will
also have the chance to win a free, autographed copy of the book.
About Aerohive Networks
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