Wrap-Up of our Most Popular Blogs from 2012

With 2012 almost at a close, we wanted to take a look at some of the most popular technology subjects in 2012. And what better way to start than by looking at our most popular blogs for the year!

802.11ac and 802.11ad were definitely among the hottest topics in the press, as well as for wireless and network engineers, mainly because it is so new and there is a lot of education that needs to be done about these new protocols. Therefore, we were not surprised that our blog “802.11ac and 802.11ad: What they are and how they will impact your network” received over 10,500+ views. Many other topics also topped the charts including network security and wireless networking analysis.

Below are our top four most popular posts. If you see any topic missing from the list that you would like us to cover more often, please leave us a comment and we’ll be sure to write a blog on the subject in 2013.

802.11ac and 802.11ac: What they are and how they will impact your network
This blog details what the capabilities inside these protocols are and how they might affect your network both positively and the negatively.

How Apple’s 802.11ac Announcement Affects the WLAN Market
In late January of 2012, Apple announced that they were working to support the 802.11ac standard across the entire product line. Although Apple and Android began to support 802.11ac, WLAN manufactures might not be as fast to add additional support. This blog took a look at past (802.11n) to help predict the future for this emerging protocol.

Top Trends in Cyber Security and Attacks
For this blog post we looked at some of the most common cyber attacks on the network: Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) and Advanced Persistent Threats. This blog discuss  how these attacks penetrate the network and how to modify existing network security tools to prevent future attacks.

The Basics of Wireless Roaming Latency Analysis
Wireless roaming latency is a major pain point for a lot of network engineers. This blog provides a brief overview of how to determine what is causing latency issues.

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