Alexandra Gates

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Alexandra Gates is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Aerohive Networks, where she helps define market strategy and vision for the cloud and WLAN products. She is a CWNA with a comprehensive background in wireless technology, including capacity and management planning, RF design, network implementation, and general industry knowledge.

E-rate: How ‘BEAR’ Lets Schools Deploy Now, Get Reimbursed Later

E-rate deadline extensions mean funding delays, but the BEAR reimbursement method lets schools start their deployments as soon as they file Form 471.

Wi-Fi Plays A Starring Role In The Education Evolution

Devices are everywhere, and only growing. Wi-Fi is the hub of everything schools do 2016. How does IT build, scale, and manage a network to support?

What Are 802.11 Topologies? We’re Going Back to Basics

We explain where wireless fits into 802.11 Topologies in the latest installment of our “Back to Basics” series.

Getting Familiar with Wi-Fi Channels? WLAN Back to Basics

In the the 5th installment of the WLAN Back to Basics series, Wi-Fi expert Alexandra Gunther explains what WLAN Channels are.

Do You Know Your 802.11 Industry Organizations?

For all its simplicity to the end user, Wi-Fi is really an incredibly complex technology. In this series, we “get back to the basics” of the technology. Last week we discussed the history of Wi-Fi and the evolution of the wireless standards. This week we will take a look at a few standards organizations within […]

A History of Wireless Standards: Wi-Fi Back to Basics

For all its simplicity to the end user, Wi-Fi is really an incredibly complex technology. In this series, we “get back to the basics” of the technology. Now that we have discussed RF Fundamentals and Components, I thought I would step back and look at the history of Wi-Fi and the evolution of the wireless […]

How Are RF Signals Transmitted? Let’s Talk Equipment

For all its simplicity to the end user, Wi-Fi is really an incredibly complex technology. In this series, we “get back to the basics” of the technology. Wi-Fi is all about data communication, the transferring of information between two or more components. There are three basic requirements for successful communications: Two or more devices that […]

Do You Know The RF Fundamentals?

For all its simplicity to the end user, Wi-Fi is really an incredibly complex technology. In this series, we “get back to the basics” of the technology. Wi-Fi is an essential part of many of our lives. We have passed the point at which wireless was simply “nice-to-have”, and now expect it to be a […]