Unplugging the last cord, ..Welcome Microsoft Lync !
But before the last cord can be unplugged this should be well prepared starting by a pilot, WiFi should be reliable, meaning Clean RF – High Density Coverage by AirWave – WiFi Redundancy..and finally the Enterprise Voice Rollout
But why Microsoft Lync?
.It has the best user experience of any UCC offering
.. Mobile apps for smartphones & tablets
…Seamless integration with MS Office productivity suite
….Tight intergration with Aruba WiFI
Fast Lync Adoption:
Lync SDN API should be used to optimize WiFi Roaming, Priority Over The Air and WiFi Call Loadbalancing, on the other hand Lync SDN API intergrates with Aruba WLAN for proactive monitoring, By the way Lync SDN is all about QoS flow and collecting call data
Key components of the Lync topology are:
- Lync Front End Pool
- Lync SDN manager
- Active Directory
Fluke Neworks was the first presenter during Wireless Field Day 7.
I am glad that they started the presentation about their history of innovation, starting in y2000 with their world’s first WiFi field tester; Waver Runner…and after 14 years the lauch of 802.11ac within AirMagnet…they truly keep the indispendable WiFi networks alive.!
AirMagnet Mission: Networks leaders need to redesign their WLAN’s to address the proliferation of personal mobile devices in the workspace, deploy WLAN’s that currently support three devices per user so that they are robust enough to support Voice,Video and Collaboration.
The biggest challenge for the new 802.11ac technology is not a technical one but making a business case and the roll out should be in a gradual way in “bandwidth or capacity hungry” locations.
But a lot of customers are still in a investigation phase before the transition to 802.11ac can start. Those who have deployed 802.11ac have a lot of connection problems, due to fact that the client devices are not 802.11ac compliant.
Fluke Networks offers the next products with 802.11ac support; AirMagnet Planner which has a great visualization coverage and performance, it can determine number, location and configuration of AP’s; AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer Pro, this is a toolkit to measure expected performance before roll outs. AirMagnet Survey Pro; a WLAN deployment solution that enables users to measure true 802.11ac end user experience.
Fluke Networks has the industry’s only complete lifecycle solution to speed up design, deployment and troubleshooting effiency.
Secure your WLAN from flying Drones ….BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU! …Drone Detection…
Introduced by Fluke Networks on June 30, 2014. Drones potentially snoop with video and have the potential to impact entreprise WiFi privacy…
..maybe in future drones can help us out with WLAN site surveying…
or (Google) Glass Detection..Glass scan record HD video from 30 yards and capture PIN’s or other private sections…
The Delegates have Spoken:
The Dutch Wi-Fi Fellow, Peter Paul Engelen has some BeNeLux questions which Hemant Chaskar and the AirTight team will be happy to address.
More info: http://bit.ly/1kowUrH
..a few weeks to go before I am heading up to San Jose, California, USA…seeing some old friends and newbies at Wireless Field Day #7.. Aruba and Cisco are not new to me because I met them during WFD#4 in February 2013.
New to me during Wireless Field Day, AirTight and Avaya, so I am glad to see them presenting..
AirTight is doing a good job in the US but it is a pity that they are not that familiar in Europe, well lets say in BeNeLux..cause their focus on security and social analytics is perfect, but that can not be the eye catcher to approach the European market…I like to hear from them how they gonna change this..
@Anthony (Paladino): it was great meeting you last year in Amsterdam, …@Hermant (Chaskar)..finally we will shake hands..nice meeting you…!
@Avaya, nice to be the new presenter… I am curious to see your presentation about IP Telephony over Wireless and more ..Welcome on board!
“This conference is dedicated to those who are involved in the craft of Wireless LANs”, I hope you can join us !!!
I will be a commited speaker with “Wireless IP, The Killer Application”
“By WLAN Pros for WLAN Pros.”
A radio interface is bandwidth constrained because it is bound to use limited spectrum. Although 3G networks claim to provide bit rates up to 2 Mbps, it is still a far cry from the 52.8 Mbps a Very high Data rate Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL) can offer on a single twisted-pair copper loop. Similarly, bit rate of 11 Mbps in WLAN is no comparison to 1 Gbps of the gigabit Ethernet (IEEE 802.3). Therefore, it is highly desired to use the available bandwidth as efficiently as possible, so as to give the user a decent performance for IP compared to the wired world. Cellular operators pay a significant amount of their deployment costs in acquiring a spectrum. Therefore, radio link efficiency is also highly desired for cost savings.
One approach to improving efficiency for some IP protocols is to use header compression. A problem with IP is namely its large header overhead.
Bandwidth efficiency can also be improved by performing compression on IP payloads. Sometimes IP payloads are already compressed (images, audio, video, “zipped” files) by the applications or are already encrypted above the IP layer. For payload compression the best bandwidth efficiency can be achieved if application-level compression techniques are used extensively. The challenge is to ensure that almost all the applications have a compression mechanism and are using them over wireless links.
Cellular networks support dormancy for mobile nodes that are idle and not engaged in active conversations. Dormant mobile nodes do not perform frequent updates of their network location information at the cell level; they wake up only when they move across a larger network area.
The main benefit of dormancy is to save power on the mobile nodes, since frequent location updates to the network drains the power. The network does not keep track of dormant nodes at the cell level but within a greater network area where the mobile is currently dormant. The mobile nodes remain dormant until there is a need to wake up and update their exact location to the network, for example when the mobile users initiate calls
Wireless IP networks can be similarly divided into several paging areas. The paging area information can be broadcast with the help of specific radio broadcast capabilities. The mobile node can remain idle within the paging area without needing to perform idle mobility procedures, thus saving power. The mobile node can switch to dormant mode by registering itself as a dormant node to a network element that handles dormancy and paging functions. It needs to wake up only when it crosses the paging area to update its new paging location.
Any downstream traffic toward the mobile node triggers a paging request to wake up the mobile node within that paging area.
The benefit of IP-level dormancy and paging is twofold. It offers these power-saving functions to wireless access technologies like WLAN that do not have such capabilities at the layer 2 level.
Although all cellular technologies do provide these functions, implementing IP-level dormancy offers transparency between the layer 2 functions and the layer 3 functions. Another incentive to IP-level dormancy and paging is due to its access network independence, as discussed in the previous section. Paging when combined with mobility management protocols can provide a very desirable solution for dormancy of mobile hosts in IP networks.