Articles by Charlie Schluting 

Zap Provides Open Source Wireless Testing

Ruckus Wireless' Zap lets network administrators gain real insight into how their WLANs will perform, and it's available under a liberal open source license.

WAN Optimization the Open Source Way

When a full-blown commercial WAFS implementation is more than you need, consider open source alternatives using FreeBSD, Linux and a number of helpful tools.

Making the Case for Centralized WLAN Management

With just one vendor to call and one bill to pay, Charlie Schluting argues that managing a WLAN with central controllers is the way to go, and explains how that works with Cisco gear.

Vendor Neutral WLAN Management: Do Your Research (Updated)

Picking a "vendor neutral" WLAN management system will require careful research and awareness of some tradeoffs.

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