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Welcome to the Cisco Networking Professionals Ask the Expert conversation. This is an opportunity to learn how to scale wireless performance with 802.11n with Cisco experts Frederick Niehaus and Jeevan Patil. Fred is a technical marketing engineer for the Wireless Networking Business Unit at Cisco Systems, Inc. Mr. Niehaus has extensive customer contact and is responsible for developing and marketing enterprise class wireless solutions using Cisco Aironet and Airespace Series Wireless LAN products. He has actively participated in some of Cisco's largest Wireless LAN deployments in education and retail with such customers as the New York Board of Education and the Home Depot stores. In addition to live deployments, Mr. Niehaus has also served as technical editor for several Cisco Press books including the Cisco 802.11 Wireless Networking Reference Guide by Toby J. Velte and The Business Case for Enterprise-Class Wireless LANs by David Castaneda, Oisin Mac Alasdair and Christopher Vinckier. Prior to joining Cisco's Wireless Networking Business Unit, via the acquisition of Aironet, Mr. Niehaus worked as a support engineer for Telxon Corporation, supporting some of the very first wireless implementations for customers such as Wal*Mart, Ford, Hertz Rent-A-Car and others. Mr. Niehaus has been in the data communications and networking industry for the past 20 years and holds a Radio Amateur (Ham) License "N8CPI". Between 1983 and 1995, prior to joining Cisco, he was a senior technical support engineer for Tecmar Inc. one of the first companies to offer aftermarket products for the Apple and IBM personal computers. Jeevan Patil has been with Cisco for the past 10 years. For the first 5 years Cisco was a software engineer working on security, network management and wireless. In the past 5 years Jeevan has been the Product Manager on various initiatives such as Client hardware, CCX, standalone(Autonomous) software, WLSE hardware and software, Access Points 521 series, 1250, 802.11n etc. Currently Jeevan is focused on 802.11n standards and Access Points.
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