Lee Badman
Blog Contributor

Lee Badman, CWNE #200, currently writes for a number of periodicals and blog sites, including Network Computing, IT Toolbox and SearchNetworking.

With more than 15 years of professional industry analysis under his belt, and 20+ years of IT experience in a number of capacities, Lee has been around but is always watching for what comes next. Lee is often active with Interop, as a frequent presenter on wireless topics. He has been the head judge for Best of Interop (wireless and mobility category) and served as the Mobility Track Chair for 2014’s Interop events. Lee also runs Wirednot, LLC, a small but active consulting company.

Lee teaches networking classes and serves as a network architect for Syracuse University, where he oversees a growing environment of more than 4,000 wireless access points in Syracuse, LA, DC, NYC and at multiple European sites.

Posts (10)

Analytics and Assurance

Look in the Right Places to Troubleshoot Wireless Networks

Always-on Wi-Fi doesn’t mean always reliable. Make sure you know where to look when troubleshooting. Read More

Tags:

  • Analytics and Assurance
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Design
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Network Traffic Analysis (NTA)
  • User Experience Management
  • WLAN

Analytics and Assurance

Users Have Diverse Takes on Wi-Fi Performance and Troubles

Clients see problems differently than WLAN experts do, so how do we bridge the gap? Read More

Tags:

  • Analytics and Assurance
  • Aruba Central
  • Aruba Products
  • Authentication
  • GestaltIT
  • NetInsight
  • Aruba User Experience Insight (UXI)
  • User Experience Management

Mobility

Good Wireless Network Support Requires a Solid Tool Strategy

Any trade requires skills and the right tools, and the right tools ensure quality Wi-Fi performance. Read More

Tags:

  • AirWave
  • Analytics and Assurance
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Design
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Network Management

Analytics and Assurance

More Dashboards Do Not Equal Better Wi-Fi Performance

Instrumentation is pivotal to wireless LAN success, but don’t overdo it with dashboards you may not need. Read More

Tags:

  • AirWave
  • Analytics and Assurance
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Design
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Network Management
  • Network Traffic Analysis (NTA)
  • Networking

Aruba Unplugged

5G vs Wi-Fi 6: Too Soon to Declare a Winner

As the debate continues on the merits of 5G and Wi-Fi 6, both should be embraced and valued. Read More

Tags:

  • 11ax
  • 5G
  • 802.11a/b/g/n
  • GestaltIT
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • WLAN

Mobility

The Importance of REALLY Understanding RF

We’ve all probably read about Wi-Fi RF fundamentals, but you’ve got to go deeper to excel. Read More

Tags:

  • 2.4GHz
  • 5G
  • GestaltIT
  • RF Spectrum
  • Training

Solutions

Know When It’s OK To Have a “Plan B”

Good WLAN environments come from sound methods. But sometimes you have to stretch past your own comfort zone, and be ready for some old-fashioned creativity. I'm not talking about being reckless; accomodating... Read More

Solutions

Our WLAN Cheese Will Get Seriously Moved, But When?

How far wireless networking as come... what was once an add-on to the Ethernet network has matured into the modern super-system. But as Lenny Kravitz sang, It ain't over until it's over." The evoultion... Read More

Industries

WLAN Management- As Important As The WLAN Itself

It's easy to get jazzed about access point data rates, controller capacities and other aspects of the WLAN that we can easily compare to the other guy's suff. But when it comes to WLAN management, it's... Read More

Industries

For WLAN Customers, It’s About Size and Circumstance

Not all customer sites are created equal, nor are all wireless networks. The trick is understanding what works in different situations. The size of the environment certainly helps shape overall strategy... Read More

Tags:

  • Network Design