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.

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 […]