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Whoa, what a busy month September turned out to be. I am only now just catching my breath. The first of what will be annual CWNP conference was held in beautiful Raleigh, NC September 22-24 and had quite a nice turn out. 7signal was a show sponsor. Talks have already begun on holding the event […]

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The Killer App for Wi-Fi

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  Everyone looks for the Killer App. At 7signal, we not only found the “Killer App for Wi-Fi”, but also the “App that Kills Wi-Fi.” It turns out that the Killer App is voice. Enterprises are starting to realize it is expensive and undesirable to make the desk phone the primary means for office communications. […]

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Why I Started 7signal – The Need For Speed

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Looking back, my life seems to be defined by two things: going faster and getting better. When I was growing up I was a race kart driver and almost every weekend my father and I drove to different cities in Finland to compete. We went to races in other countries in Europe too. The best […]

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5 Key Requirements for Managed WLAN Services

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In an earlier blog I wrote about the coming wave of Managed WLAN / Wi-Fi Services. This wave has started to build and may just be now entering the explosive growth stage. Managed WLAN presents a set of challenges to the service provider, whether it is the traditional telecom / cable operator or a specialist […]

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Awesome Wireshark Links for WLAN Professionals

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Below is a list of links I compiled from this years’ Sharkfest. There’s a treasure trove of valuable information for WLAN folks from some pretty amazing people. If you’re interested in learning more about Wireshark and the community… then these resources are what you need. Enjoy! The Bit Girl – @LauraChappell’s YouTube Channel Two Free […]

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I attended Laura Chappell’s Wireshark Certified Network Analyst BOOT CAMP along with Sharkfest 2014 June 14-20, at Dominican University in San Rafael, California. This was the seventh Sharkfest which began in 2008 and attendance has grown each year. Sharkfest is an educational conference focused on sharing knowledge, experience and best practices among members of the […]

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  Spectrum analysis is a layer 1 technology for identifying presence, type, level and location of RF interference. Today’s wireless access point integrated spectrum analysis functionality does not run continuously, which is a significant limitation. Integrated spectrum analyzers commonly use the same radio chip for WLAN spectrum analysis and for serving client devices. For this […]

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