WDS Transparent Mode, DrayTek Inter-LAN Firewalls and some interesting observations!

A client required isolated networks for factory hardware but their infrastructure, many basic NetGear switches, did not support VLAN separation (my original hope was to use the DrayTek default gateway for inter-VLAN routing). This required some 'thinking outside of the box' and resulted in a design that made use of a DrayTek to isolate the … Continue reading WDS Transparent Mode, DrayTek Inter-LAN Firewalls and some interesting observations!

Controller based WiFi made easy (and cheaper) with Cisco Mobility Express

We're seeing a greater shift now more than ever toward wireless networking due to many factors: Laptops sacrificing Ethernet jacks in favour of maintaining a slim form factor Increases in IoT and BYOD where the demand for access to the network for users who traditionally only had their corporate laptop has now stretched to their … Continue reading Controller based WiFi made easy (and cheaper) with Cisco Mobility Express