Cisco Introduce a Directional WIFI 6E Low Power Indoor (LPI) Access Point

Cisco introduced the Catalyst 9166D1 access point that delivers the required performance for high-density environments with its internal directional antenna feature, unlike the omnidirectional antenna access point provided by current regulation policies for Wi-Fi 6e deployment. The access point gives the same coverage pattern as previous products using a 6 dBi directional antenna but with fewer bulky cables and accessories, providing a more aesthetically pleasing solution for WLAN installations. Read this article by Mario Gingras to learn more!

Netally Introduce Cyberscope

NetAlly presented their latest product, CyberScope, at Mobility Field Day, and Mario Gingras reviewed it in this post. CyberScope is a portable security scanning tool that simplifies NMAP technology into one powerful tool, dramatically reducing the time it takes to run a scan. The product is the perfect tool for security professionals to quickly have a complete picture of their network security, with real-time data displayed on a user-friendly interface. CyberScope has a user-friendly interface and is suitable for both security professionals and non-security professionals to identify their network vulnerabilities and quickly patch anything that comes up.

My Take on Juniper Network Presentation at Mobility Field Day 9

Juniper Networks’ presentation at Mobility Field Day 9 featured improvements and new features in Mist AI that caught Mario Gingras’ attention. Marvis has been upgraded to ingest user experience data from third-party apps like Zoom, which enables it to make predictions and raise alerts for issues with video calls. Next, Juniper Networks introduced a Tri-radio, Tri-band, dual band concurrent AP24 access point, which uses 100% recyclable materials. Finally, Juniper presented Mist Access Assurance (NAC), a feature that integrates network access control in the cloud, which could be a good alternative for a serverless environment with apps in private or public clouds.

Remote Wi-Fi Experience Monitoring With 7signal

In his latest post, Mario Gingras talks about 7SIGNAL’s presentation at this past Mobility Field Day. Mario is impressed with 7SIGNAL’s remote WI-FI solution that provides a measurable experience via remote sensor (Sapphire Eye) and an agent (Mobile Eye)! Check out his thoughts here.

Ruckus Network, Simplify Large Shared Network Segmentation

Looking for a solution to network segmentation? In this post, Mario Gingras lays out the presentation from Ruckus at the most recent Mobility Field Day where they demonstrated their solution based off student University dorms that get their own private networks over the same SSID. Check out his thoughts on Ruckus’ management platform and property management.

Introducing Netally Aircheck G3

Mario Gingras attended the most recent Mobility Field Day, as a delegate, and now recaps on NetAlly’s presentation. NetAlly showcased their new Aircheck G3 wireless network which happens to include more than just a WiFi 6E chip. Mario talks about how the Aircheck G3 will make for easier business cases compared to the G2. Take a look at his thoughts here!

Becoming a Techfield Day Delegate

Becoming a delegate for a Tech Field Day Event is quite the opportunity, as Mario Gingras discovered at the latest Mobility Field Day Event. Filled with technical discussions, camaraderie and unique presentations, a Tech Field Day Delegate is in for a treat. Having been a delegate twice now, Mario dives into what it means, how it applies to the enterprise IT world, and why others should take the opportunity to engage with other like-minded individuals at any Tech Field Day event. Check out what he has to say here!

Cisco Introducing New Wi-Fi 6e Access Points

In this article, Mario Gingras provides an in-depth look at Cisco’s presentation of their new access-point series and how it will enhance the Wi-Fi world. Check out why Mario believes Cisco’s 6E access points features and hardware will benefit enterprise IT staff!

Private LTE/5G in the Enterprise

In this post, Mario Gingras gives a great oversight on what was presented to us by Celona at this past Mobility Field Day! Celona took a whole different approach to presenting their solution and proved that it is something simple and easy to implement. To do so, Celona brought in a demo kit and set up a functional private LTE network in less than an hour. Check out why Mario now believes that deploying their solution can be achieved with enterprise IT staff!

New Improvement to Mist AI

In this post, Mario Gingras talks about Juniper Networks presentation at this past Mobility Field Day that was focused on Juniper Mist. Mario takes interest in this user-based product because he knows that what is suggested will be implemented and improved upon. Check out his thoughts on why he believes that Juniper Mist is becoming a fully integrated cloud manage solution for the enterprise.

Validation Des Services Réseaux Avec Netrounds

At all Field Day events, we try to gather perspectives from across the data center and the world. That’s why we love this post in French from Mario Gingras about what he saw from Netrounds at Networking Field Day last month. Their agent-based network monitoring offers full programmability, while giving admins a look at the performance and immediate availability of key services. He digs into the architecture in the post. He found it an impressively complete solution, but one that’s relatively simple to configure.

Off the Cuff – NFD20 Wrap Up

From a rainy recording in Silicon Valley, Jordan Martin gathered together some fellow delegates from Networking Field Day to discuss what they heard at the event. They run down each presenter and discuss what stood out and struck their interest. Guests include Mario Gingras, Nick Shoemaker, Richard McIntosh, Brian Gleason, and Drew Conry-Murray.

Juniper NRE LAB

Mario Gingras got a look at Juniper Networks’ NRE Lab at Networking Field Day. This software portal provides a way for network admins to learn device configuration automation without having to install or configure additional modules on your workstation.

Mario Gingras

Senior wireless network analyst working for a large canadian financial enterprise