Tech Field Day came to the Aruba Airheads 2012 conference in Las Vegas on March 22 in the form of a Delegate Roundtable. We were pleased to reunite Wireless Field Day 2 alums, Samuel Clements, Dan Cybulskie, Jennifer Huber, and Chris Lyttle for this discussion, which also involved up-and-coming wireless blogger, Sean Rynearson. These independent voices were joined by four Aruba Networks customers and two of Aruba’s best networking minds.
In all, our Tech Field Day Roundtable at Airheads included the following folks (left to right):
- Don Barry, Principal WiFi Architect, Crown Castle
- David Morton, Director of Mobile Communications Strategies, University of Washington, @MortonManor
- Jennifer Huber, jenniferhuber.blogspot.com, @JenniferLucille
- Sean Rynearson, wifigeeks.com, @SRynearson
- Chris Lyttle, wifikiwi.com, @WiFiKiwi
- Partha Narasimhan, Aruba Fellow, Aruba Networks
- Carlos Gomez, Director of Product Management, Aruba Networks
- Daniel Cybulskie, simplywifi.co, @simplywifi
- Sam Clements, sc-wifi.com, @samuel_clements
- Randy Monroe, Associate Director of Network Services, Carnegie Mellon University, @RandyMonroe
- Ryan Holland, Associate Director of Network Operations, OSU Fisher College of Business
Sean Rynearson introduces the first Tech Field Day Roundtable discussion: After introductions, the panel discusses the implications and technical requirements for high-density wireless LANs, wireless networks for high capacity venues where high noise floors and rogue access points are present.
Dan Cybulskie introduces the second Tech Field Day Roundtable discussion: The panel discusses using user and device policies to provide contextual role-based access control for mobile devices and BYODs. Using machine credentials in conjunction with user credentials to authenticate wireless client devices to secure WLANs.
Chris Lyttle introduces the third Tech Field Day Roundtable discussion: The panel discusses large-scale WLAN management, of multiple sites, worldwide deployments or redundant networks.
Randy Monroe introduces the first Tech Field Day Roundtable discussion: The panel discusses the implications and technical requirements for personal Wi-Fi networks in the enterprise, focusing especially on Apple AirPlay, AirPrint, and similar protocols. Managing Personal WLANs and service discovery within the confines of Enterprise Wireless LANs.