Introducing the Cisco Catalyst 9800 Wireless Controllers

Catalyst 9800 – Cisco’s newest Wireless Controller Architecture The Catalyst 9800 Wireless Controller is an exciting beast.  It is based on IOS-XE, rather than the traditional Cisco direction of releasing controllers running AireOS (from the Airespace acquisition almost 15 years ago!).  I know what you’re thinking…  The horrible 5760 was also based on IOS-XE!  Fear not,

Wireless Assurance with Cisco DNA Center

Introduction to Wireless Assurance with Cisco DNA Center If you haven’t worked with Cisco DNA Center before, you may be wondering about its capabilities when it comes to wireless networks and wireless clients.  Cisco is still at the early stages of integrating wireless features into DNA Center, but some of the work they have done

Cisco Live Survival Guide

I continue to update this list as I learn new tips to share!  My most recent updates are for Cisco Live 2022, with the newer tips at the end of the list. I have attended Cisco Live US every year since 2012. Cisco Live is what you make of it.  If you properly prepare, it

Rolling AP Upgrades with Cisco Prime Infrastructure 3.3

Cisco Prime Infrastructure 3.3 was released on November 22, 2017, and this new version brings a few notable feature improvements.  The feature I’m most excited about is called “Rolling AP Upgrade.”  Rolling AP Upgrade allows you to select groups of access points to upgrade in succession, while leaving other access points online, to serve clients