Nick Shoemaker
Blog Contributor

Nick Shoemaker has spent the last 18 years in wireless networking and switch/route. He has experience working with small shops all the way up to Fortune 100/500 companies as well as the federal government. Nick has spent a large portion of his career doing warehouse wireless deployments as well as outdoor mesh, retail, hospitality and carpeted space.

Nick holds the following certifications: CCNA-R/S, CCNA-Wireless, CCNA-Security, CCDA, CMNA, CWNA, ACMP, ACCP and ACEAP.

Posts (10)

Mobility

Understanding Passpoint: How the Data Flows

A closer look at how Passpoint accesses the carrier network through an Aruba WLAN. Read More

Tags:

  • Air Pass
  • GestaltIT
  • Passpoint

Mobility

How to Deploy Aruba Passpoint

Exploring Aruba Air Pass, a new way to connect enterprise WLANs to 5G carriers. Read More

Tags:

  • 5G
  • Air Pass
  • GestaltIT
  • Wi-Fi 6

Tomorrow's hotel today
Mobility

Passpoint: The Architecture

A look at how Passpoint works and ways to tie in enterprise wireless networks. Read More

Tags:

  • Authentication
  • GestaltIT
  • Passpoint
  • UCC
  • Voice

Mobility

What is Passpoint?

What do the terms hotspot, hotspot 2.0, and cellular offload mean and what can they do for users? Read More

Tags:

  • Authentication
  • GestaltIT
  • Passpoint
  • UCC
  • Voice

AI-Powered

The Tools Make the Engineer

Tools are only as good as the craftsman and network tools are only as useful as the engineer. Read More

Tags:

  • AirWave
  • Analytics and Assurance
  • Aruba Central
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Management
  • Aruba User Experience Insight (UXI)

Mobility

Mama Says Channel Bonding is the Devil

Confused about when and where to use channel bonding? You’re not alone. Read More

Tags:

  • 11ac
  • Access Points
  • AOS8
  • ArubaOS 8 (AOS8)
  • Controllers
  • GestaltIT
  • Mobility Controller
  • Network Design

Mobility

The Current State of 5G

We all know 5G is coming, but how quickly is it coming, and can we even really use it? Read More

Tags:

  • 5G
  • GestaltIT

Mobility

Why Predictive WLAN Designs are Relevant

While there is no end-all, be-all in wireless design, predictive designs can be a huge lifesaver. Read More

Tags:

  • Access Points
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Design
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Networking
  • WLAN

Effective IoT Security Requires Machine Learning
Digital Workplace

Security is the New Standard

Designing and deploying networks with 360-degree security visibility is not an option. It is a must. Read More

Tags:

  • 360 Secure Fabric
  • 5G
  • ClearPass
  • GestaltIT
  • IntroSpect
  • NAC
  • OFDMA
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • WPA3

Mobility

Wi-Fi 6: Why We Need It and What It Isn’t

While we often talk about speed, Wi-Fi 6 will add much needed capacity, making it a game changer. Read More

Tags:

  • 11ax
  • 802.11ax
  • Access Points
  • GestaltIT
  • OFDMA