Eric Geier

Contributing Writer

Eric Geier is a freelance tech writer. He’s also the founder of NoWiresSecurity, providing a cloud-based Wi-Fi security service; Wi-Fi Surveyors, providing RF site surveying; and On Spot Techs, providing general IT services.

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10 limitations of MU-MIMO in Wi-Fi

10 limitations of MU-MIMO in Wi-Fi

It’s a big breakthrough in wireless connectivity, but don’t let MU-MIMO’s limitations catch you off guard. Here are 10 ways to get up to speed on MU-MIMO Wi-Fi.

How to scale a Wi-Fi network

How to scale a Wi-Fi network

Whether it’s pushing out Wi-Fi coverage 100 feet or deploying a network in a site that doesn’t have one, here are the steps to take to insure you wind up with a cost-effective result.

9 tips for speeding up your business Wi-Fi

9 tips for speeding up your business Wi-Fi

Interference, too many SSIDs, pokey management traffic, and small channel widths can all slow Wi-Fi networks. Here's how to speed them up.

5 free network-vulnerability scanners

5 free network-vulnerability scanners

These 5 tools can help automate the detection and remediation of vulnerabilities, and they're available at no cost, and some are upgradeable to more fully featured platforms.

How to fix Wi-Fi interference

How to fix Wi-Fi interference

Addressing Wi-Fi interference can include better placement of access points, balancing traffic between the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, beamforming, and eliminating other sources of radio-frequency signals.

How-to improve Wi-Fi roaming

How-to improve Wi-Fi roaming

Wi-Fi handoffs can be made smoother with careful mapping of the network followed by fine-tuning transmit power and placement of access points.

How-to measure enterprise Wi-Fi speeds

How-to measure enterprise Wi-Fi speeds

Step-by-step strategy for figuring out the best tools for testing the speed of Wi-Fi connections in trouble spots or across an entire wireless network.

 Test and review of 4 Wi-Fi 6 routers: Which is fastest?

Test and review of 4 Wi-Fi 6 routers: Which is fastest?

We tested Wi-Fi 6 routers from Extreme, Cisco, EnGenius and Meraki to find out whether these access points deliver on the promise of better throughput from the latest Wi-Fi standard

5 questions to answer before deploying Wi-Fi 6

5 questions to answer before deploying Wi-Fi 6

Wi-Fi 6 offers many valuable new features including speed and higher density, but it’s different from its predecessors, so make sure your wired network and your organization are ready for it.

Wi-Fi: How to deploy 802.1x authentication using WPA3-Enterprise

Wi-Fi: How to deploy 802.1x authentication using WPA3-Enterprise

Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 can provide authentication with enhanced security.

8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

Measuring signal strength, channels, MAC addresses and security status of Wi-Fi networks is essential to understanding their health, and here are free tools – some for Windows, some for Macs – that can do just that.

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