Thursday 23rd May 2013
Celebrating 40 years of Ethernet Innovation — Session 8
Session #8: The new wireless standard. Breakthrough? Or more of the same?
Introduced and chaired by Chris DePuy, Vice President, Carrier IP Telephony, Wireless LAN, & Wireless Packet Core Market Research, Dell’Oro Group
A brief introduction on “hot current trends” in wireless then a detailed look at some of the
more important developments on the horizon such as the promise of 802.11ac and challenges of mobile computing.
802.11ac reduces interference and promises 3-10 times the throughput. What more might it deliver to the mobile user?
BYOD challenges — how can companies manage and secure their data as employees use their own portable devices on these high-speed networks?
Panellists: Matthew Gast, Director of Product Management, Aerohive; Walt Shaw, Director of Product Mgmt, Cisco; Steven Glapa, Snr Director of Marketing, Ruckus Wireless; Angus Robertson, Director Global Services, Spirent Communications; Dirk Gates, Executive Chairman & Founder, Xirrus