Fluke Networks Blog

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    Copper and Fiber cabling industry news, standard changes/updates, customer insights and shared learnings.

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    Solving the mysteries of monitoring, analysis and troubleshooting.

  • AirWise

    A blog on wireless network technology, trends and best practices related to security, performance, troubleshooting, management, design and regulatory compliance.

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    Solving the mysteries of network monitoring, analysis and troubleshooting

The Wi-Fi (R)evolution continues with Wi-Fi Direct

Lisa Phifer

Roughly fifteen years ago, the wireless LAN industry was focused on delivering basic interoperable wireless connectivity at just 11 Mbps. Today, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED unit sales are set to pass the ten billion unit mark, composed of products that deliver gigabit data rates along with a slew of advanced certifications that make wireless more secure, usable, and accessible.

Do you treat your network like your car?

Gloria Worland

What two machines do you depend on every day to get you where you're going? Most of us would answer: My car and my network. The two share more similarities than you would think.

I remember when a good socket set and a hammer could fix most of my car's troubles. Those days are long gone. Cars are less likely to break down now, due to all the safety and redundancy features, but they also require more reliable maintenance, like getting oil changes and brake pads replaced.

Plan for the Capacity you Really Need: 4 Steps to Optimizing your Bandwidth

Chris Greer

Network Managers have a tall order in IT organizations today. Typically, they are tasked with two conflicting business directives: