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 (10)

Mobility

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. Read More

Tags:

  • Network Design
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 6E

Mobility

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. Read More

Tags:

  • 2.4GHz
  • 6GHz
  • Access Points
  • Wi-Fi 6E

Aruba Unplugged

Explaining CBRS and Wireless

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

Tags:

  • CBRS Private Networks
  • Wi-Fi 6

Aruba Unplugged

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. Read More

Tags:

  • Wi-Fi 6 (11ax)
  • 802.11ax
  • IoT

Aruba Unplugged

Extending Network Capacity in Enterprise WLANs with 802.11ax

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

Tags:

  • Wi-Fi 6 (11ax)
  • 802.11ax
  • Access Points
  • MU-MIMO
  • OFDMA

Aruba Unplugged

How 802.11ax Improves the Experience for Everyone

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

Tags:

  • Wi-Fi 6 (11ax)
  • Access Points
  • Aruba Products

Aruba Unplugged

Why OFDMA is a Magical Feature in 802.11ax

OFDMA enables lower overhead, higher client numbers, lower latency, lower jitter and improved overall QoS. Read More

Tags:

  • Wi-Fi 6 (11ax)
  • 802.11ax
  • OFDMA
  • Wi-Fi
  • WPA3

Aruba Unplugged

Goals and Key Features of 802.11ax

The next big advance in Wi-Fi standards will be shipping by the end of the 2018. Read More

Tags:

  • Wi-Fi 6 (11ax)
  • 802.11ax
  • Access Points
  • MU-MIMO
  • OFDMA
  • Wi-Fi Alliance

Aruba Unplugged

When Will We Be Able to Purchase 802.11ax Access Points and Client Devices?

Aruba insiders outline the timeline we expect for 802.11ax technology. Read More

Tags:

  • Wi-Fi 6 (11ax)
  • Access Points
  • MU-MIMO
  • OFDMA

Live Showcase of Next-Generation Hotspot at #ATM18
Events

Live Showcase of Next-Generation Hotspot at #ATM18

Exploring the user experience — and the tricky corner cases – of Passpoint at #ATM18. Read More

Tags:

  • ATM18
  • Atmosphere
  • Event
  • Networking
  • Passpoint