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August 3, 2013  8:56 PM

Meru Networks AP832



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So you've decided to go with 802.11ac but you're not sure what access point to buy? I'd suggest looking at Meru Networks new AP832. The AP832 not only allows 802.11ac but it also sports Meru Networks legendary single channel architecture. This allows for more practical use of 802.11ac...

August 1, 2013  7:57 PM

802.11ac Wireless Adoption



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! Long time no blog! I have been away on vacation for the summer, but I'm back now to our regularly scheduled programming! 802.11ac wireless in the newest trend in the wireless industry. But the question is, should you adopt it? Well fortunately the answer is easy if you have no wireless...


June 30, 2013  4:15 PM

VMware Mirage or View?



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So a lot of people rushed out to embrace VDI when it first became popular and quickly realized it wasn't for them. I've heard of a lot of pilots that went south. These are usually the case when people did not do the proper due diligence before implementing VDI (regardless of software...


June 25, 2013  2:09 AM

Brocade VCS Fabric Technology



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So if you haven't heard, Gartner has stated that Brocade should be considered when planning our your datacenter networks. I have to agree with this statement, even though I don't always agree with Gartner. Brocade has shown some clear innovation since entering the networking market...


June 23, 2013  2:06 AM

Citrix XenMobile



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So as you know, with your BYOD or COPE initiatives, you should probably be considering an MDM (Mobile Device Management) solution. There are quite a few to choose from, and depending on your needs you'll probably decide to go one way or another. I wanted to bring your attention to a...


June 21, 2013  1:57 AM

Nimble Storage and Brocade



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So in the world of storage, many people use iSCSI based SANs these days. However, a lot of IT people don't know how to make the best of them. iSCSI can be a tricky beast when it comes to networking, because it has some interesting needs. I commonly see iSCSI SANs in virtual...


June 19, 2013  1:50 AM

Microsoft changes their mind about used games, but what does this mean for the IT world?



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So as you know, the competition has been fast and furious for the Xbox One and PS4. There has been an uproar over the Xbox One and all of Microsoft's draconian polices, but on the flip side, there has been much love for the PS4 that is doing things status quo. Items such as...


June 15, 2013  1:43 AM

Troubleshooting Lync Phone Edition Sign In and Sign Out Issues



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So some people have complained about some issues with signing in and signing out with Microsoft Lync phones such as Polycom and Aastra, and incorrectly assume the problem lies with Lync. In the cases I've seen, this is network related. Typically the culprit will reside in something on...


June 13, 2013  1:03 AM

IaaS in the networking world



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So with all the noise about the cloud, it's pretty easy to get lost. It doesn't seem to matter where you turn, someone is mentioning something about the cloud. Usually the noise focuses on software. But how much have you been thinking about hardware? Hardware in the cloud? How does...


June 9, 2013  12:56 AM

Meru Networks MobileFLEX Architecture



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! The good folks at Meru Networks have launched what they call their MobileFLEX architecture! What is this? This is an architecture that incorporates all of Meru's goodies. Things such as:

  • Single Channel Architecture
  • Air Time Fairness
  • Identity...


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