Power Spectral Density

Most Wi-Fi folks are familiar with and understand the concept of EIRP to represent power, although they may not know what exactly it stands for, which is Equivalent Isotropically Radiated Power. Some vendors use EIRP to represent the transmit power of an access point, others use total power out, others still use per chain transmit...

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AFC and 6 GHz Incumbents

In this installment of getting to know Wi-Fi 6E, we’ll focus on the incumbents who occupy the 6 GHz spectrum and the measures being taken to protect them, if any, as the frequency band transitions to allow unlicensed use - including a system underdevelopment called automated frequency control (AFC). As of the writing of this...

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Wi-Fi 6E Will Demand Multigigabit Ethernet

With the newly opened additional 1,200 MHz in the 6 GHz band for Wi-Fi 6E by the FCC, and with clients and infrastructure becoming available in the next few years, customers will be able to realize the full potential of multigigabit Wi-Fi! Now, more than ever, is it critical to review your network infrastructure to...

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Wi-Fi 6E Summary: Top 5 New Things About It

Just when wireless engineers got used to Wi-Fi 6 and all of its improvements like OFDMA, BSS coloring and Target Wait Time (TWT)... ...we have a brand-new wireless LAN, Wi-Fi 6E, on the horizon. What does the "E" stand for? The answer is "Exciting". Or, at least that's how every Wi-Fi enthusiast should feel about...

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Juniper Networks Unleashes the Power of a Threat-Aware Network

(Originally posted on Juniper Networks Blogs) Juniper Networks is pleased to announce updates to its Juniper Connected Security strategy, enabling organizations to secure their networks on-premises, at the edge and on every cloud in between. Juniper Connected Security gives organizations the ability to safeguard users, applications and infrastructure by extending deep network visibility and security...

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Wireless Packet Captures – Troubleshooting when All Else Fails

As Wi-Fi becomes more business critical for all organizations, wireless troubleshooting solutions (skills & tools) like wireless packet captures have become popular. However, to get to the root of the problem, it is essential to get access to the raw packet traces- basically seeing what exactly was sent and received through the air. From our...

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The Top Five Mistakes Companies Make With AI

By Sujai Hajela - Co-Founder and CEO of Mist Systems Originally published on Forbes.com on 12/3/19 Artificial intelligence (AI) is on a serious roll. Consider these eye-popping numbers: According to one Gartner report, AI implementation has grown 270% in the last four years. According to another, leading organizations plan to double their number of AI...

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Two Giant Leaps for IT-Kind

"Is it really AI?" We get asked this question all the time, and it's a fair one. There is quite a bit of "AI-washing" in the industry as vendors with the slightest bit of automation are quick to apply this moniker to their products. To answer this question, let's look at the simplest definition of...

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The AI-Driven Enterprise Is Taking Hold – Here Are Three Proof Points

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." - Warren Bennis A lot can happen between a product's inception and shipping that can derail an otherwise fantastic idea. Even after a product is "out the door," how does one know if it will become a distinguished market leader or just another also-ran? There is...

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