Airheads Conference Shanghai 2014

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Airheads Shanghai Breakouts

The Shanghai edition of the Airheads Conferences will kick off Tuesday December 9th. The conference will feature many of the industry's top minds to deliver keynote speeches and breakout sessions. The event will have sessions on all different aspects of the Aruba WLAN world. 

 

All registration information for Shanghai Airheads can be found here.

 

Keynotes

Breakout Sessions

 

Wi-Fi Behaviour of Popular Mobile Devices: As we design our wireless LANs, we all need to be aware of how some of the latest smartphones, tablets and laptops operate over Wi-Fi. Their speeds, their roaming behaviour, rate vs. range characteristics, CPU/application performance all matter. Join us in this session to discuss with your peers.
 
Wireless LANs & 802.11ac Wi-Fi FundamentalsSometimes we all need to go back to basics and remind ourselves the essential details on Wi-Fi technology. Join us in this session to learn more about 802.11n/11ac standards, rate vs range, legacy and 11n/11ac co-existence and more.
 
Aruba Mobility Access Switch WorkshopPractice makes perfect - let's get together to walk through the Aruba Mobility Access Switches product in real-time to better understand all the configuration, monitoring and reporting options available. In this session you will be able to gather practical knowledge on how to use Mobility Access Switch features such as tunneling traffic to a Mobility Controller, enabling IP routing, zero-touch activation, role based authentication and more.
 
Wireless LAN Security Fundamentals: Wi-Fi security is a top-of-mind issue for any wireless LAN deployment, independent of the industry. We all want to ensure proper end user and mobile device authentication. And we need to protect the data in transit with best possible Wi-Fi encryption. Join us to learn more.
 
 
 
Mobility Design & Implementation
 
Location Analytics – Key Considerations and Use Cases: Location analytics is becoming increasingly critical for businesses. Insights gained from location analytics is transforming the way enterprises interact with customers while improving operational efficiencies. Join this session to learn how Aruba's Analytics and Location Engine together with various partner analytics and data mining solutions address a broad spectrum of use cases relevant to Retail, Hospitality, Transportation, Sports and Entertainment and public facing enterprises
 
Advanced Aruba AirWave Workshop: Practice makes perfect - let's get together to walk through the Aruba AirWave product in real-time to better understand all the configuration, monitoring and reporting options available. In this session you will be able to gather practical knowledge on how to use AirWave features such as custom reporting, trigger based alerts, troubleshooting and proactive planning with RF performance & capacity dashboards, real-time views on the VisualRF dashboard and more.
 
Access Management with Aruba ClearPass: Before users and mobile devices are allowed access to the network, we need to authorize and authenticate based on user ID and device certificate. Join us this session to understand how you can enable context based (user role, location, connectivity method, device type, etc) access control on multi-vendor wired & wireless networks with Aruba ClearPass.
 
Advanced RF Design & Troubleshooting: Neighbor Wi-Fi networks, RF noise sources, misbehaving clients, indoor and outdoor coverage patterns can all impact mobile device performance on wireless networks. Join us in this session to discuss how you can design for RF coverage and capacity in challenging environments, proactively monitor your wireless LAN and put together a process for troubleshooting those toughest connectivity issues.
 
 
Mobility Applications
 
Location Analytics – Key Considerations and Use Cases: Location analytics is becoming increasingly critical for businesses. Insights gained from location analytics is transforming the way enterprises interact with customers while improving operational efficiencies. Join this session to learn how Aruba's Analytics and Location Engine together with various partner analytics and data mining solutions address a broad spectrum of use cases relevant to Retail, Hospitality, Transportation, Sports and Entertainment and public facing enterprises.
 
Deploying Microsoft Lync over WiFiJoin us at this session to hear from Progress on how they migrated their workforce to Microsoft Lync to enable mobile collaboration. We will discuss lessons learned, technical challenges to watch out for and step-by-step process on how to satisfy the needs of the end users while keeping tabs on their most pressing questions.
 
Make Your Own Meridian Mobile App Workshop: Once guests and employees connect to your wireless network, you can increase engagement with them using mobile engagement. It all starts with building a mobile app, running push notification campaigns, publishing attractive location specific content. Thankfully Aruba's Meridian platform is able to deliver on all these three areas. Join the session to walk through the process of creating your mobile app step-by-step.
 
Advanced Aruba ClearPass Workshop: Practice makes perfect - let's get together to walk through the Aruba ClearPass product in real-time to better understand all the configuration, monitoring and reporting options available. In this session you will be able to gather practical knowledge on how to use Clearpass features such as Single Sign-On (SSO), TACACS+, RADIUS return attributes and more.
 
 
Sean Rynearson | Chief Airhead
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company