Monthly Archives: March 2009

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You can now follow Xirrus on twitter!

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Xirrus Events Week of 3/30

Network World’s IT Roadmap Chicago – Booth #228 (4/02/09)

This unique, all-in-one, single-day event is designed by IT pros for IT pros who want to cover multiple industry topics in one day. Xirrus will be showcasing the High Performance Wi-Fi Array.

Venue: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, IL

HIMSS – Booth #3153 (4/04/09-4/08/09)

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry’s membership organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.  HIMSS will hold its Annual Conference on April 4-8th in Chicago.

Venue: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

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Pictures From Voice Over IP Conference

Sorry for the delay. I just recently found some pictures from the Voice Over IP Conference back in October 2008. I know I’m months late, but at least I can upload them now! There are only two, but it shows the booth and what we do!

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The Wi-Fi Force

Xirrus’ very own Karen Ong has started her own Wi-Fi blog. Be sure to check this blog out. She already has a hanful of posts online!

Her blog url is:


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Xirrus Events 3/23

TechEd – Booth #910 (3/23/09-3/25/09)

The Community College Foundation, serving education & community for 25 years, has been developing innovative conferences and programs designed to bring best practice solutions to educators from across the country and around the world since 1996. Today, TechEd is the world’s leading hands-on Technology in Education conference and exposition.

Venue: Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, CA


2009 Semi Annual Wi-Fi Seminar – London, Ontario (3/24/09)

During the Xirrus Semi-Annual Wi-Fi Seminar, you will learn how to get higher performance with 802.11n, provide greater coverage with less devices, and implement stronger security for your Wi-Fi network.  Come join us for a chance to win a Xirrus XS4 Array.  To register for the seminar, please goto 

Venue: Hilton Londo Ontario, Canada


IACC 28th Annual Conference (3/26/09-3/29/09)

The International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) is a not-for-profit, facilities-based organization whose mission is to assist members in providing the most productive meeting facilities around the world. The IACC conference is jam-packed with various programs–insightful speakers, rousing general sessions, special interest workshops, roundtable discussions and teambuilding events.

Venue: Château Élan Winery & Resort, Braselton, GA

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Xirrus Adopts CWNA® Certification Program

Xirrus Furthers Technology Leadership with CWNP Certification of Technical Services Teams


Xirrus, Inc., the Wi-Fi “Power-Play” that delivers the most wireless coverage, bandwidth, and throughput in the industry announced today it has adopted the CWNA® (Certified Wireless Network Administrator) training program, offered by Atlanta-based CWNP (Certified Wireless Network Professional) for certification of all its application engineers and principal technologists. CWNP, creator of vendor-neutral enterprise Wi-Fi certifications, offers four levels of certification for enterprise Wi-Fi.

“As the only Wi-Fi device capable of replacing Ethernet workgroup switches, Xirrus continues to stay ahead of the competition by delivering both superior technology and expertise,” said Bruce Miller, Vice President of Product Marketing at Xirrus. “We believe adding the CWNP certification training will enhance the knowledgebase of our teams, increasing the strength of our free professional services offerings and the technological value delivered to our customers.”

“We believe knowledge is a key differentiator in deploying Wi-Fi successfully,” said Cary Chandler, President of CWNP. “With the complexities and varieties of products and the continually evolving standards within the Wi-Fi industry, ongoing training is critical. Our certification programs teach the technology behind all WLAN products, regardless of vendor product line.”

The CWNA curriculum covers topics from RF theory to 802.11n. The courses include hands-on training labs with the option of instructor-led, online or selfstudy.

About CWNP
CWNP is the de facto standard for enterprise Wi-Fi training and certification. CWNP is the only vendor neutral wireless LAN certification program in the industry, offering four levels of enterprise WLAN certification, from novice to expert. Our focus is to educate IT professionals in the technology behind all enterprise WLAN products, enabling the ability for these professionals to enter an enterprise and manage its wireless LAN infrastructure regardless of the vendor solution utilized. IT professionals in more than 120 countries have achieved CWNP certifications, specializing in how to make wireless LANs more cost-effective, reliable and secure. CWNP is a privately-held corporation based in Atlanta, GA. For more information about CWNP, visit

To view this press release as well as other, please click here.

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Best of

One of the Xirrus Principal Technologists, Douglas Haider, runs a very popular blog about wireless networking and security at

I have complied a list of Douglas’ most popular posts for the readers of Leading Wi-Fi.   Take a look – I think you will be pleasantly surprised!


  • How Stuff Works – 802.11n and MIMO
  • How Stuff Works – 802.11n and Spatial Multiplexing
  • How Stuff Works – 802.11n and Channel Bonding
  • How Stuff Works – 802.11n, Fame Aggregation, & Block Acknowledgement
  • How Stuff Works – 802.11n and Short Guard Interval
  • Opinion


    For Project Managers

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