OnGo Is Here- And Startup Celona Helps CBRS Takes a Big Step Forward

In this post, Lee Badman breaks down what he saw from Celona, a startup making their debut presentation at Mobility Field Day. They showed off their solutions around Citizens Band Radio Service (CBRS). They showed how it fits into the overall wireless landscape, where currently 5G and Wi-Fi 6 get a lot more coverage. Be sure to check out their videos for a full architectural deep dive.


Enterprise CBRS Roundtable

Celona was one of the presenters at Mobility Field Day, and it was great to have them join the Field Day presenter family. In this post, they share all the presentation video from the event, and introduce how they are innovating with enterprise cellular and CBRS.


The Contention Window: S1E14: Celona and Enterprise 5G

Celona presented at Mobility Field Day, marking their debut at the event. In this episode of the Contention Window, Scott Lester spoke with the company’s co-founders, Rajeev Shah and Mehmet Yavuz.


A Better Way to Do Guest Wireless

Haydn Andrews considers what he saw from Aruba and Cisco at Mobility Field Day. Each showed how they will use existing wireless networks to fill in the cellular gap, which requires making sign on seamless. The two companies have different approaches, and Haydn breaks it down in this post.


MFD4 – Metageek Tools Update

Metageek returned the Field Day experience with Mobility Field Day this summer. Dave Benham has a long history using their tools, and appreciated seeing their latest at the event. They showed off Air Viewer, which brings WiSpy Air data to iOS and Android.


MFD4 – Metageek Tools Update

MetaGeek made their triumphant return to Field Day with their presentation at Mobility Field Day over the summer. With a few years in between presentations, there was a lot to get the delegates caught up on. Their desktop based tools are well known in the industry, but Dave Benham looks at their new solutions for iOS and Android that should keep the company relevant in the modern mobility space.


Forti-Much to Appreciate at Mobility Field Day 4

It’s always great to haver Lee Badman join us for Mobility Field Day. This summer, he got to hear from Fortinet at the event. As the title of his post indicates, there was lots of interest to hear during their presentation. They showed off new Wi-Fi 6 ready access point, new security features, as well as new tools for wireless professionals. There was a lot to take in so be sure to check out all of their presentation video from the event.


Bleeding the Dragon With WPA3 and Aruba – Gestalt IT

Get an update on the latest vulnerabilities in WPA3 and how one of the creators of the protocol is addressing them in this review by Tom Hollingsworth. He got to hear about Aruba’s latest at Mobility Field Day over the summer.


CTS 184: Cisco @ Mobility Field Day 4

François Vergès joined us a Mobility Field Day this year, and seemed to really find a lot of interesting content. In this episode of the Clear to Send podcast, he reviews what Cisco presented at the event. They showed off their new Catalyst wireless routers and APs, which run IOS-XE. They also gave details on their latest IoT and OpenRoaming offerings. Be sure to listen to the podcast for all the details.


No FOMO Here: Watch Highlights From #MFD4

It was great to have Aruba presenting at Mobility Field Day this summer. They brought their usual wireless A game to the event with fascinating presentations and thoughtful demos. Be sure to check out the full video from their presentation to get caught up!


Mist Systems Unveils an Environmental Sensor That Is Also a Wi-Fi 6 AP

At Mobility Field Day this summer Mist Systems, now part of Juniper Networks, showed off their latest AP43 access points, which now support Wi-Fi 6. This AP offers dual 5GHz capability, a 802.3bz NBASE-T port with 802.3bt power capabilities that pairs nicely with Mist’s own BLE sensor. They also contain sensors to monitor temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, and angle/orientation, adding environmental monitoring to their already extensive capabilities. Jonathan Davis breaks down the full capabilities in this post.


MFD Series: Cisco’s Modular Approach for WLCs

Manon Lessard heard extensively from Cisco at Mobility Field Day. She focused on their IoT and wireless offerings in this post. At the event, they detailed their Catalyst 9800 series of controllers, all running on IOS XE. Because this code base is modular, different system components can be updated, allowing admins more control and stability, which hopefully means they update more often.


Metageek Plus/Pro and Rampart

Jake Snyder is a familiar face at Mobility Field Day and we were thrilled to have him return for our event over the summer. He’s been familiar with MetaGeek for a while, and had kind of wrote off their solutions set. But after seeing their presentation at Mobility Field Day, but was really impressed by the value of their Rampart tool as part of their Metageek Plus and Pro subscriptions. Be sure to check out the post for the details that changed Jake’s mind on the company.


NetAlly’s AirCheck G2 Gets a Facelift With Version 4.0 Firmware

Tim Dennehy got a look at the latest firmware for the esteemed AirCheck G2 at Mobility Field Day. This came during NetAlly’s presentation, the company to come out of Netscout spinning off their tooling business. He walks through the installation process and some of the new features, including 802.11ax visibility, a utilization graph for 802.11 and non-802.11 traffic, and uploading of iPerf test results.


The Contention Window: S1E13 : MFD4 Hodgepodge & Wrapup

Scott Lester and Jake Synder were both at Mobility Field Day over the summer. The event provided a wealth of information on the latest in wireless and mobility. Be sure to check out both of them on this episode of The Contention Window, where discuss what they saw at the event.


I Spy a Wi-Spy

For Haydn Andrews, MetaGeek’s presentation at Mobility Field Day offered some interesting new solutions. He’s been a long time user of Channelyzer and inSSIDer, but had longed for something that didn’t always require him to tote around a laptop. Now with their new Wi-Spy Air, any Android or iOS device will do.


So the MFD4 Secret Company Is NetAlly

Haydn Andrews experienced a sense of anticipation approaching Mobility Field Day familiar to many a delegate, who is the mysterious Secret Company? At that event, it was revealed to be NetAlly. While a new company by name, NetAlly was spun out of the tooling division of NetScout, with a set of respected solutions for the Field Day community.


Why Mist Isn’t a WiFi Company

When Mist Systems CTO Bob Friday told the Mobility Field Day delegates that Mist isn’t about the Wi-Fi, it’s about the data, it put everything into perspective for Jennifer Minella. This frames their decision to create their own APs, why they’re so aggressive with AI, and the creation of their virtual network assistant, Marvis.


CTS 183: Mist @ Mobility Field Day 4

This episode of the Clear to Send podcast focuses on Francois Verges’ experience seeing Mist Systems present at Mobility Field Day. At the event, they showed off their AP supporting Wi-Fi 6, demonstrated the latest updates to the Mist AI, how they’re pushing microservices to the edge, and more.