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4 Tips for Optimizing Wi-Fi on Campus

By Christian Gilby, Director of Product Marketing, Mist Systems Originally posted on eSchoolMedia.com Want to make a college student laugh? Hand them an Ethernet cable. For todays students, it's all about the wi-fi. They're bringing an ever-growing assortment of internet-connected devices to school - phones, tablets, laptops, gaming consoles, smart speakers, fitness trackers etc. -...

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Mist and Juniper will Transform Network Operations Forever

Brett Galloway, Co-founder and Chairman of Mist, CEO of AttackIQ Original article posted on LinkedIn. As I reflect on last weeks announcement of Junipers intent to acquire Mist Systems, I wanted to share my vision for the creation of Mist in the spring of 2014: to deliver networks that are simultaneously highly capable and simple...

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“AI for IT” is Real and Gaining Momentum Quickly

From Marketing Slogan to Industry Trend... I will be first to admit that marketing can sometimes get ahead of reality. It is our job to create a story that paints an appealing vision of the future, knowing that it may take a little while for engineering to actually “catch up”. And when multiple vendors start...

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Juniper intends to acquire Mist Systems

By Snehal Patel Originally posted on PROSDN Last week Juniper announced it's intent to acquire Mist Systems for $405M. Mist brings a lot of innovation to Wireless Networking while its competitors have not kept up with innovation. The full press release can be found at – https://newsroom.juniper.net/press-releases/juniper-networks-announces-intent-acquire-mist-systems-bring-ai-it-delivering In addition to cloud managed WLAN, Mist has...

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Mist Will Join Juniper Networks to Accelerate AI for IT Adoption

Five years ago, I had the good fortune of launching a new company with two luminaries in the networking space – Bob Friday and Brett Galloway. Together, we recognized that the world of IT was at an inflection point whereby the old, reactive way of delivering services needed to be replaced by a new model...

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A “Smell the Roses” Moment

Mist was founded approximately five years ago with a mission of disrupting the IT industry using Artificial Intelligence (AI) – a concept we call "AI for IT". More specifically, we have a goal of delivering "self-driving" networks that proactively detect issues and automatically adapt to them in real-time, saving companies time and money and delivering...

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Leveraging Reinforcement Learning to Optimize Wi-Fi

The age-old wireless networking problem of optimizing Wi-Fi in a constantly changing radio frequency (RF) environment, or what the industry calls Radio Resource Management (RRM), is a perfect use case for artificial intelligence and machine learning. These technologies can provide enormous value to RRM today, while getting us closer to the ultimate goal of deploying...

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Indoor Location is here. And it is fantastic!

In 2016, ABI research posted a report that had a bold claim - Bluetooth LE will be in every building by 2025. Below is a brief excerpt, but I encourage you to read the whole thing: "Instead of a killer app, ABI Research is seeing killer applications like wayfinding, asset tracking, customer analytics, hyperlocal offers,...

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5 Steps to Get Up and Running With AIOps

Originally posted on CMS Wire on January 18, 2019 It’s a bit of a mouthful as a tech buzzword, but AIOps is starting to gain attention — and traction — across the industry. And with good reason. AIOps is the stepping stone to something that has never before existed: a true network AI assistant that...

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Opportunity Knocked in 2018 and Mist Answered

When Mist was founded in 2014, we had a bold vision of leading a new era of IT that uses AI to save time and money, deliver unprecedented scale, and provide unparalleled user experiences. Given the importance of wireless networks – and the challenges with traditional solutions - this was the natural place to start....

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