All posts by: Stuart

About Stuart

IT Consultant for over 25 years, specialist in networks and corporate infrastructure

Prevention is better than cure Cryptowall 3, the latest incarnation of the Crowti family (Cryptolocker etc) of blackmail based malware, appears to be rampant at the moment. Its delivery method varies a little, but mostly it arrives in your inbox as a zip attachement, claiming to be an invoice or a CV. As we have […]

Phishing emails – emails designed to con you into releasing personal information for use by scammers – are getting increasingly sophisticated. Email addresses are obfuscated (hidden behind an apparently genuine address) and the content often looks very professional. In a recent quiz carried out by Intel for CBS in America, 80 per cent of users […]

Ekahau, the leader in Wi-Fi design tools, released a new version of their network planning and field analysis software today that will change the way Wi-Fi networks are designed. Ekahau Site Survey (ESS) 8.0 eliminates the need for manual wall material definitions with the new, intelligent Wall Outlining Wizard. ESS 8.0 also features throughput testing […]

If you’d like to see what Ekahau Wireless Site Survey can do for you, Ekahau are hosting a webinar with Open Reality on October 3st. It will feature Ekahau’s Vice President of Wi-Fi Tools, Jussi (@jussikiviniemi) and their Wi-Fi Tools Product Manager, Mikko Lauronen(@ekamikko). This webinar will give you an introduction to the Ekahau Wi-Fi […]

Ekahau, the leading provider of Wi-Fi site survey and planning tools, recently released Ekahau Site Survey (ESS) version 7.5, which significantly improves how Wi-Fi networks are designed and the speed with which wireless network deployment reports are generated. The primary goal of Wi-Fi planning tools such as ESS is to reveal optimal locations and configurations […]

During the WLAN Pros Summit in February 2014, Jussi from Ekahau held a crash course on how to design a Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) network using Ekahau Site Survey Pro software. Here are all the training videos from that session. Part One: – Introduction to user interface – Coverage requirements for network – Capacity requirements for […]

The latest point release of Ekahau Site Survey 7 is now available. Customers with current support contracts should have automatically received it. If your contract needs renewing, please get in touch so you can get up to date. New features include: Channel Planner (and Auto-Planner)  are optimized for high density deployments (they use a wider […]

Another training video from Amanda at Ekahau, this time showing how Ekahau Site Survey allows automated, easy floor to floor Wi-Fi planning. Before you can start planning in 3D you need to add the floor maps to your building and align the floors so that the software knows how the floors are stacked on top […]