Cisco #WirelessTuesday

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Once a month I invite wireless industry experts, consultants, and people responsible for the products we all use to chat on interesting, relevant topics.  No marketing fluff!  Our sleeves are rolled up and we’re ready to work.

The #WirelessTuesday Podcast is available on iTunes or by simply directing your favorite Podcast player to this feed.  New episodes are available monthly and occasionally mid-month with a special edition. On this page you’ll find a link to summary articles where we post the audience questions and guest responses.

You’re Invited!

You are invited to participate in the live podcast recordings each month!  We use Cisco WebEx Event Center and you can use the Upcoming Events section of this page to register for each session.

Please subscribe to the #WirelessTuesday email list to stay up-to-date with an event reminder and follow-up message each month.

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Upcoming Events

Date Topic Detail
July 3, 2018 TBD Register to Attend Live Broadcast
August 7, 2018 TBD Register to Attend Live Broadcast
September 4, 2018 TBD Register to Attend Live Broadcast
October 2, 2018 TBD Register to Attend Live Broadcast

Past Events

Date Topic Detail
June 5, 2018 I’m REALLY EXCITED to have Paul Stager as my special guest.  Paul is an engineering director and is responsible for the development efforts of our AP and radio platforms.  I’ll be asking them both questions around how we innovate, how we drive new tech in to standards, and what is really behind the (often ambitious) marketing messages so we understand exactly what it does. Watch Recording
May 8, 2018 Seven MORE Ways to #FAIL as a Wireless Expert Watch Recording
May 1, 2018 Seven Ways to #FAIL as a Wireless Expert Watch Recording
April 3rd, 2018 RF Fundimentals –
In this episode of #WirelessTuesday my guest Mark Kirscher, Cisco Live Hall of Fame Speaker, teaches us about RF fundamentals. He discusses how radio waves behave, how antennas work, how energy is transmitted, how data is modulated, and the various 802.11 transmission standards work.

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February 6th, 2018 DNA Wireless Assurance & WPA3 –
This episode will have two topics:I’ve invited friend-of-the-show Stephen Orr to join to chat about the upcoming WPA3 specification. Stephen is the chairperson of the WiFi Alliance Security work group and has been working for months to bring this important update to market.I’ll also be joined by Taranpreet Kohli to discuss Cisco Wireless Assurance which was just launched a Cisco Live Europe. TP is a Senior Product Manager here at Cisco and I can’t wait to hear what he will have to say about this great new tech.

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January 9, 2018 WiFi Troubleshooting & Top Issues Fielded by Cisco TAC –
Very excited and honored to have two special guests from our wireless engineering team. Javier Contreras and Salil Prabhu walked us through how to pick the best firmware versions, top TAC issues they are called to address, troubleshooting tools, and how testing is being changed to better reflect real-world conditions. Thank you Javier and Salil!

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December 5, 2017 Best Practices (& Update) on Location Based Services –
I would like to make a public thanks to Darryl Sladden, Senior Product Manager here at Cisco! He gave us an update on the innovations we’ve made that perform analysis on the who, how, and where your wireless devices are. Innovations that include something we use here at Cisco to optimize the use of real estate, yielding $20M per year in savings or cost avoidance.

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November 7, 2017 Update on the WPA2 KRACK WiFi Vulnerabilities –
I have asked Stephen Orr, Distinguished SE here at Cisco to weigh in on the WPA2 vulnerabilities known as KRACK and Cisco’s (and the industry’s) response. Stephen just got back from some WFA meetings where it was a hot topic. He’s recently Tweeted things like “this too shall pass,” suggested that even WITH the vulnerabilities WPA2 is still more secure than WEP, and advised us #DontPanic. I’m really looking forward to his perspective.

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September 29, 2017 Fabric Wireless (aka SD-Wireless) –
After a short sabbatical, let’s reboot #WirelessFriday with a bang!   There’s a lot of talk about software-defined-this and software-defined-that which muddies the water and makes it difficult to figure out what’s real.  For this month we will dive in to what Software Defined Wireless really is, how it works, and why we need to plan for it now.

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April 28, 2017 My Favorite Features of Cisco HDX
April’s topic is Cisco’s High Density Experience (HDX) features. We covered and demo’d 7 of the prominent HDX features. Thanks to Allan Ross for being the featured speaker.

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March 24, 2017 Wireless Tricks from a Cisco Insider – Ever get frustrated looking for an up-to-date white-paper on a specific topic? Wonder if the controller code versions mean anything? What features require what versions of software (and hardware)? We will tackle these and more in the next #WirelessFriday event.

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February 24, 2017 WiFi Optimization
The topic of the February Wireless Friday Webinar will be Wi-Fi Optimization. Clients are using more real-time and higher bandwidth applications. Your Wi-Fi network needs adapt to a constantly changing environment. The webinar will include mini-demos on health dashboards, flexible radio assignment, and application prioritization.

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January 20, 2017 ISE for Guest Access – This next session will be all about GUEST ACCESS. We will answer questions such as: Is there a technical reason why guest access should be super easy? What kind of self-service guest authorization mechanisms are there? What would the guest experience be and how is that managed on the back-end?

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