Upgrading the Branch Right, Cheap, or Quick – Pick Two: A Tale of ‘Passion and Soul’

![](http://static.techfieldday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Meraki.jpg) There’s has been a lot of buzz about Meraki lately due to the [recent announcement of their probable acquisition by Cisco](http://https://www.techvangelist.net/cisco-snatches-meraki). Prior to that they had been making a lot of headway into the small and mid markets; gaining […]

Cisco Announces Intent to Purchase Meraki

![](http://static.techfieldday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Meraki.jpg) Yesterday there was a flurry of activity on Twitter when Tom Hollingsworth ([@networkingnerd](http://twitter.com/networkingnerd)) broke the news that Cisco was announcing its intent to acquire San Francisco based Meraki. His article is over at [http://networkingnerd.net](http://networkingnerd.net/2012/11/18/cisco-to-buy-meraki/). Now I have to throw […]

Is Apple Ready to Embrace the Enterprise Again?

![](http://https://www.techvangelist.net/content/images/apple.png) It’s been a while since anyone in a company using Apple products has felt some love; stagnation of the Mac Pro, user centric configuration, and the Mac App Store have made our jobs difficult. The recent introduction of the […]

Juniper’s De-centralized, Centralized, Intelligent AP, Controller Based Wireless Solution

![](http://techfieldday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Juniper-wpcf_100x28.gif) That’s right, Trapeze Juniper is back and making a real move into the wireless market. I’ll be completely honest, I was a little startled to see their name in the list of vendors. They really pulled it off though. […]

Sophos Update Marks Sophos As A Virus

![](http://https://www.techvangelist.net/content/images/sophos-logo.jpg) Today a Sophos update is wreaking havoc for many organizations. Any software that has an updater package, including itself, gets flagged as a virus and blocked, claiming it is a virus type “__Shh/Updater-B__”. Fortunately, it does not automatically delete […]

Cisco Talks 802.11u, Demos 802.11ac, and Proves They Can Speak Apple

![](http://techfieldday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Cisco.gif) Cisco brought some cool toys to the party at Wireless Field Day 3 last Friday, as I have already posted. Their 802.11ac demonstration (see video below) had a room full of verbose wireless professionals pretty quiet for a few […]

Aruba Presents at Wireless Field Day 3, Twice

![](http://static.techfieldday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Aruba.jpg) Wow, Aruba decided they had enough they wanted to share at this Wireless Field Day that they booked a double session, then opened the firehose. We spent the entire morning last Friday in an office environment they use for […]