This blog was originally published by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, and has been re-published in full with permission.

Meet Dion Ryff, Aruba Mobile First Expert (AMFX) and Senior Network Engineer with Matrix CNI. Dion is proud to be the first AMFX hailing from Australia, where he uses his expert Aruba skills to solve unique problems in verticals where “normal” solutions…

There’s been plenty of marketing hype around the launch of 5G - the fifth-generation mobile network soon to supersede the current 4G network - particularly as it has almost exactly coincided with the release of 11ax (Wi-Fi 6), the newest Wi-Fi standard. Organisations looking to modernise their networks are situated at an interesting crossroads. Is 5G set to dethrone Wi-Fi as the premier solution…

The latest Wi-Fi standard is here, and it’s promising big things. But for organisations contemplating the move to 802.11ax (or Wi-Fi 6 as it’s now known), how do the promised benefits of 11ax stack up in the real world, and just when should you take the leap?