Peter Thornycroft

Peter Thornycroft

Office of the CTO, Aruba
Peter Thornycroft is an engineer in the CTO’s group at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, with interests in voice-over-WLAN, location and RF technologies. He has over 20 years of industry experience with a variety of wireless, carrier and voice technologies. Prior to Aruba, Peter held senior product management and technical marketing positions with Cisco, StrataCom and Northern Telecom.

He is an active participant in the Wi-Fi Alliance and the IEEE 802.11 standards body and holds an MA in electrical sciences engineering from Cambridge University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Posts (6)

4 Key Factors for Wi-Fi 6E WLAN Design

4 Key Factors for Wi-Fi 6E WLAN Design

When designing a network for Wi-Fi 6E, you should consider factors such as AP placement, backhaul bandwidth, and AP powering.

Wi-Fi 6E: How AP Discovery Works in 6GHz

Wi-Fi 6E: How AP Discovery Works in 6GHz

6GHz represents the largest allocation of unlicensed bandwidth in history, but it presents a challenge for AP discovery.

Explaining CBRS and Wireless

Explaining CBRS and Wireless

Enterprises are looking to CBRS to quickly spin up private LTE/5G networks. Here are 9 concepts you should know.

Why 802.11ax is Ideal for IoT

Why 802.11ax is Ideal for IoT

Several less publicized features improve range, power consumption and scale to make Wi-Fi a better match for IoT requirements.

Extending Network Capacity in Enterprise WLANs with 802.11ax

Extending Network Capacity in Enterprise WLANs with 802.11ax

A technique called ‘BSS Coloring’ will allow more simultaneous transmissions in enterprise networks.

How 802.11ax Improves the Experience for Everyone

How 802.11ax Improves the Experience for Everyone

Techniques for massive parallelism, especially OFDMA, require the AP to make major control decisions.