Kevin Blackburn
Blog Contributor

Kevin blogs at The Routing Table, a networking and technology blog focusing on networking, certification and technical development.

Posts (10)

Mobility

Is the 2.4 GHz Spectrum Making a Comeback?

802.11ax provides better connectivity to more devices, including the influx of new 2.4 GHz devices. Read More

Tags:

  • 5G
  • 802.11ax
  • GestaltIT
  • IoT
  • RF Spectrum
  • Wi-Fi

Enterprise Campus

Open Switch Ports: The Most Commonly Overlooked Layer of Network Security

How to lock down physical switch ports. Read More

Tags:

  • 802.1X
  • Access Switches
  • ClearPass
  • GestaltIT
  • NAC
  • Network Security

Mobility

A 5-Minute Breakdown of Wi-Fi 6

The essential facts of 802.11ax. Read More

Tags:

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

Security

The Modern Definition of Network Security

Don't get complacent. Modern network security is always changing. Read More

Tags:

  • ClearPass
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Security

Enterprise Campus

Wireless Has Left The Building

Get useful topologies and use models for the realm of outdoor wireless network planning. Read More

Tags:

  • GestaltIT
  • Outdoor Wi-Fi

Digital Workplace

Real-World Benefits of a Network Captive Portal

Why a captive portal? Legal, social engagement and authentication-based access control come to mind. Read More

Tags:

  • ClearPass
  • GestaltIT
  • Guest Network Access

Cloud

Remote Access Points: Network Beyond the Corporate Campus

When it comes to enterprise networking, designing and maintaining a corporate campus has a unique set of challenges. Adding in a remote workforce makes this challenge even bigger. Modern remote workforces... Read More

Tags:

  • Aruba Instant
  • GestaltIT
  • SD-Branch

Industries

Is WPA3 the Solution to Our Problems?

The recent announcement of WPA3 brings some exciting new offerings to wireless security. Read More

Tags:

  • GestaltIT
  • Security
  • WPA3

Analytics and Assurance

Network Analytics: More Than a Buzzword

You would do yourself a disservice to ignore them all the data from your networked devices. Read More

Tags:

  • AirWave
  • GestaltIT

Healthcare

BYOD in a Healthcare Environment: The Risk You Always Knew Was There

The challenge of providing connectivity to BYOD in a healthcare environment has begun and presents a new series of challenges. Read More

Tags:

  • BYOD
  • ClearPass
  • GestaltIT