Craig J. Mathias is a Principal with Farpoint Group, an advisory firm specializing in wireless networking and mobile IT. Founded in 1991, Farpoint Group works with technology developers, manufacturers, carriers and operators, enterprises, and the financial community. Craig is an internationally-recognized industry and technology analyst, consultant, conference and event speaker, and author. He currently writes columns for Boundless, Connected Futures, CIO.com, and various sites at TechTarget. Craig holds an Sc.B. degree in Computer Science from Brown University, and is a member of the Society of Sigma Xi and the IEEE.
- August 3rd, 2016
As Wireless as a Service becomes the preferred model for many organizations, how do IT Directors/CIOs prepare for the transition?
- July 26th, 2016
Outsourced Wi-Fi allows IT directors to leverage the technical expertise of a MSP, while eliminating large capital expenditures that strain yearly budgets.
- July 19th, 2016
As Wi-Fi moves from a “nice to have” to a business requirement, organizations must make the design and management of it less of a burden.
- July 13th, 2016
This series from industry consultant, Craig Mathias, begins with a look at motivations for the NaaS trend, and how it’s evoled to include Wireless as a Service.
- April 20th, 2016
Managing multiple consoles is a drain on network-operations staff productivity. Read how a single-pane-of-glass approach addresses this challenge.
- April 20th, 2016
What are the technology diversity pitfalls that make network-management so challenging?
- April 15th, 2016
The proliferation of connected devices on the network means mastering network management is key to meeting all IT requirements and objectives.
- March 22nd, 2016
In this final series installment on safe-guarding mission critical networks, Craig Mathias names four key strategies for assuring resilient IT operations.
- March 15th, 2016
Wi-Fi is key to LAN resilience, along with redundant access points and backhaul, thus eliminating any single point of failure to the greatest degree possible.
- March 10th, 2016
Resilience: Craig Mathias explains why it’s essential for networks to operate when the functionality of operational systems is compromised.