April 29, 2014

Wait-and-See for 802.11ac?

One can choose to wait and debate the merits of available technology compared to a future product. We all do it. TV’s, smartphones, laptops, tablets, gaming systems are all prime examples of our lust for the latest technology to be available for us now. We’re just so impatient. A casual observer might assume that current technology ceases to work the instant a new version hits the store; they would laugh if they heard typical “fan-boy” responses on why the next generation gadget is 1000x better than what is currently in hand.

Many people freeze purchase decisions playing this endless wait-and-see game. There’s always something better about to come out, right? A bigger screen, more memory, faster processor, and of course the cool factor of impressing those around you with the latest gadget.

It is going to be buyer’s remorse if I buy something today knowing that something better is on the horizon? This everlasting question haunts our techno-buying cycles and has found itself square in the middle of the 802.11ac Wi-Fi discussion….

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Mike LeibovitzDirector of Mobility Solutions

Mike Leibovitz has over 15 years of Sales Engineering, Product Management and Marketing expertise in the Communications Industry. Since 2008 Mike has been instrumental in bringing high density Wi-Fi solutions to stadiums, healthcare, education and commercial markets for Extreme Networks. Mike’s current role, Director of Mobility and Applications at Extreme is focused on evangelizing mobile and software solutions that drive positive and consistent user experiences. If you would like to read more about his views on mobility, visit his blog http://www.ontheflywifi.net/ Follow me on twitter @MikeLeibovitz.

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