It’s Been a Year, Where Is Open Locate Now?

HPE Aruba Networking’s Open Locate offers a significant opportunity to leverage the potential of location services across industries and establish business insights. The tech uses remote GPS anchor points to improve the accuracy of location data, which will enable its use in critical areas such as worker safety, inventory management and asset tracking. However, the use and sharing of the data need to take into account privacy matters and consider carefully how to extract and transform the data to provide meaningful business value. Troy Martin, who attended Aruba Atmosphere in 2022 and 2023, considers the impact of Open Locate after a year.

The Power of Expertise at Ventev

Tom Hollingsworth explores Ventev’s capabilities in wireless antennas and enclosures. The company has experts in IoT and industrial segments, and provides solutions for a variety of wireless challenges, including hostile environments. Ventev’s IoT solutions, such as the integrated enclosure solution that matches Aruba switches, include AC, DC power, and UPS, ensuring the network’s safety during power outages. The combination of expertise in research and data analysis, antenna designs, and power suggests that it may be worth consulting with Ventev for almost any wireless project.

Aruba Isn’t a Wireless Company (Any More)

Although widely known as a wireless company, HPE Aruba Networking has grown into a full enterprise networking company today, emphasizing the importance of user-focused and holistic product lineups. As highlighted at the recent Aruba Atmopshere event, the company’s offerings have expanded beyond just wireless access points and devices that power them, to include campus and data center switches, SASE/SSE, IoT, and cloud-enabled management, to name a few. The shift in perception towards a more comprehensive networking company from being just a wireless company signifies rising maturity and effectiveness in catering to the complex needs of a modern user.

Zero-Downtime Software Upgrades With Aruba CX 6400

Sulagna Saha highlights the new technology pioneered by HPE Aruba Networking that promotes business resiliency through software redundancy with Aruba CX 6400 series that minimizes, even eliminates downtimes during software upgrades and provides always-on networking. Businesses across the globe face costly interruptions from cyber-attacks, natural disasters, and other failures that accumulate to downtimes resulting in huge losses. Hence, technologies such as software redundancy and resilience play a crucial role enabling business continuity through software upgrades during which firmware is downloaded, codes are refreshed, and switches are rebooted while ensuring continuity of performance.

Deploying the Next Generation Datacenter Fabric With Aruba CX 10000 Series

As IT enters a new era of hybrid infrastructures, the network topology has started to shift demanding a new datacenter fabric that satisfies the emerging needs. The Aruba CX 10000 enables a new generation of network fabric that helps overcome the cost and performance limitations of the previous fabrics and unlocks new levels of efficiency that is vital to support new applications. Read more in this article at Gestalt IT which highlights the switch’s evolution in the networking landscape and introduces the new Aruba CX 10000 series jointly designed by HPE Aruba and AMD Pensando.

Improved Visualization and AI Efficiency With New Aruba Central

HPE Aruba Networking expanded the AI capabilities of Central, giving users easier and wider access to data, and enabling quicker RCA and remediation. A more feature-rich, AI-powered interface builds upon earlier versions to offer a more accessible UI and simplified, efficient task automation. A global data lake with multimodal processing and an AI model lifecycle management system support Aruba’s initiative for a more efficient, customer-focused, automated network operation that enables faster issue detection and remediation through near-real-time AI insights. This article explores the capabilities of the new Aruba Central, revealed at Aruba Atmosphere 2023.

Aruba Atmosphere ’23 Sessions Hit List

Aruba Atmosphere 2023 is here and Troy Martin shares a hit list of the sessions he is most interested in attending, or plans to watch the recording of post-conference. This includes presentations on networking, mobility, and security that cover topics such as cell phone offloading to Wifi, WLAN security, and SD-WAN infrastructure. Troy also talks about participating as a Tech Field Day delegate for the Networking Field Day Experience on Tuesday.

Excitement in the Air at Aruba Atmosphere 2023!

Gestalt IT is bringing the Networking Field Day Experience to Aruba Atmosphere on April 25th and 26th. The event will feature keynote sessions from Antonio Neri and David Hughes, and technical presentations from the data center networking team, wireless group, and security discussions as well. With valuable insights into new technologies in the networking, mobility, and security spaces, this event is an exciting opportunity for IT professionals looking to stay updated on industry trends. Learn all about the Networking Field Day Experience at Atmosphere from Tom Hollingsworth in this post and video!