Welcome to CiscoFullBars.com

For more than an decade I’ve asked customers a few simple questions and the answers each time are the same.  I will ask if, over time, have there been more or less wireless devices you need to support.  Every time, every year, the answer is “way more!”  I’ll ask if wireless is a primary network access medium and if there is little tolerance for less than stellar access.  Absolutely, yes.  I’ll finish up with asking how much the IT budget has expanded to accommodate this and the tools necessary to provide network assurance.  With very little exception, the answer is “it’s not, it’s shrinking.”

My goal with CiscoFullBars.com is to build a community to share best practices, guides, and connect like-minded WLAN enthusiasts.  Thank you for visiting.

#WirelessTuesday Podcast

Once a month I invite wireless industry experts, consultants, and product owners to chat on interesting, relevant topics.  Our sleeves are rolled up and we’re ready to work.  Season 1 of the podcast is in the can and is ready for streaming!  Check it out at wirelesstuesday.fm.

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About Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a member of the Global Enterprise Networking Access team and has been with Cisco since late 2000. He was most recently an Enterprise Networking and Wireless LAN specialist, a position he had held for fourteen years. He was part of the sales organization supporting a variety of customers from just a few employees, all the way to the largest organizations in the western United States.  As a salesperson, Jason stays very technical and blends in business acumen and business transformation to elevate the value of IT within an organization, helping them harness the trend of digitization.  Earlier in his career Jason was a Systems Engineer at Cisco and a network engineer at Fluke Corporation and the City of Seattle.

Jason very much enjoys giving back to his community, volunteering in several ways.  He has served as IT Director for a Seattle area nonprofit, supporting high-speed apps and services across 5 sites, negotiating contracts with vendors and implementing application and business services.  He also volunteers as a pro-audio engineer at a few local sites including Valley View Middle School in Snohomish, Washington.  Jason and his wife Michele support several organizations that provide recovery services to victims of sex-trafficking.

Jason has coached several recreational youth sports teams including basketball and soccer.  He enjoys martial arts and a few years ago earned a 1st degree black belt in Shaolin Chuan Fa Kenpo, a mixed martial art based on centuries old teachings of Shaolin monks of China.

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