Recently we replaced the Wi-Fi APs in some college accommodation blocks and immediately received complaints. The years old 802.11n units should be easily bettered by the brand new 802.11ac wave 2 APs so what gives? Continue reading
DATE ARCHIVES : April 2018
Netgear GS105PE Review
A handy little problem solving “wall-jack” switch from HPE called the NJ5000 has been discontinued. So I had a look around for alternatives and found few. Netgear make something that appears to fit the bill, so I got one. Here’s what I think of it. Continue reading
2.4GHz Channels and a four channel plan
Many people say 2.4GHz is dead and whilst I view it as ‘best effort’ it isn’t going away and needs to be supported so I want it to be the best it can be. I use a four channel plan on our campus and my colleagues were recently informed this should never be done which inspired this post to explain the decision. This is quite lengthy but hopefully understandable. All comments and criticism welcome.