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Aug 18 2010   9:09AM GMT

I Know Why the Uncaged Bird Tweets: Wireless Pros on Twitter

Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

While you’re scrolling through Twitter on your Wi-Fi network, have you considered who the unsung heroes, fighting the good wireless fight everyday, are?  No need to panic; we’ve got you covered. From wireless networking enthusiasts to journalists to high performance Wi-Fi vendors, we’ve got the Holy Grail of a Twitter feed (well, for wireless anyway).

Your Average Wireless Joe

@wifi_guy: He patrols Twitter for Wi-Fi news and is an active participant in #WirelessWednesday.

@sniffwifi: Ben Miller is an independent contractor performing all kinds of wireless-related work in the Los Angeles area.

@bionicrocky: A self-proclaimed geek, wireless guy and cryptonerd, Rocky Gregory tweets about all things wireless and then some.

@KeithRParsons: Keith Parsons founded Wireless LAN Professionals, a community for WLAN pros. He’s worked exclusively with WLAN for the past eight years and has access to myriad resources and contacts.

@joelbarrett: Joel Barrett works as a wireless network architect for Cisco. He also keeps a personal blog ranging in subjects including wireless networking.

@CWNP: The official Twitter of CWNP, Inc., the “IT industry standard for vendor neutral enterprise Wi-FI certification and training.” Get the latest in WiFi news and daily definitions.

@GlennF: Glenn Fleishman is a freelance journalist and blogger who regularly blogs about Wi-Fi technologies at WiFiNetNews.com (@WiFiNetNews)

@jameyk1stner: Jamey Kistner is a Certified Wireless Technology Specialist (CWTS) who tweets about wireless news and takes part in #WirelessWednesday.

@jenniferlucille: Jennifer Huber is a wireless engineer interested in Wi-Fi mesh technology. She’s working toward Wireless CCIE, and blogs about it regularly here.

@MarcusBurton: Marcus Burton writes about Wi-Fi and is a CWNP tech guy.

@joswr1ght: Joshua Wright is a hacker, wireless security analyst, SANS instructor and blogger at Will Hack for Sushi.

Check out vendor(ish) Tweeters after the jump.

Vendor(ish)

@mistermultipath: Tweets from the author of CWNA and CWSP study guides and the founder of AirSpy Training, a company that offers IT professionals training for wireless networking design, deployment and security.

@firetide: The official Twitter for firetide, a provider of multi-service mesh networks.

@Aerohive: The official Twitter for Aerohive Networks, a company that provides cooperative control WLAN architecture.

@BridgeWave: High-performance wireless for enterprise, government, health care and education networks.

@WiFiGirl: She tweets about all things WiFi and Xirrus, the WiFi provider she works for. Also from Xirrus? @RedBullVodtech

@maxwifievents: Run by Richard Hughes, founder of Max WiFi, which provides WiFi, VoIP and Internet solutions.

Don’t see your favorite wireless Twitter star? Let us know! Tweet us their name @ITKE and we’ll add them to the list.

Melanie Yarbrough is the assistant community editor at ITKnowledgeExchange.com. Follow her on Twitter or send her an email at Melanie@ITKnowledgeExchange.com.

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