CTS 146: Deploying Wi-Fi at Scale with Gurpreet Singh

Gurpreet Singh shares his story of how he got started in Wi-Fi. He also explains how to approach a large Wi-Fi deployment.

Deploying Wi-Fi at Scale

Gurpreet deployed a new Wi-Fi infrastructure for a large food chain and shared his experience. We talk about what is different when deploying at a bigger scale.

Preparation is key

Here are a few things Gurpreet and his team did early on in the project:

  • Plan everything
  • Spend time defining the solution through a Proof of Concept
  • Test as many scenarios as you can
  • Define the processes that will be used for the deployments by the different teams
  • Train the team
  • Plan everything

Challenges

These large deployments come with some interesting challenges:

  • How do you do your Wi-Fi design?
  • How do you choose your Wi-Fi configurations?
  • How do you validate your installation?

Listen to the episode to hear the full story!

You can get in touch with Gurpreet on Twitter https://newtowifi.com or visit his blog https://newtowifi.com.

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Wireless Network Engineer and Owner at SemFio Networks. CWNE #180. Living in London ON Canada, born and raised in Dijon, France.

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