Antennas are responsible for providing bi-directional passive gain as well as for shaping the coverage provided by an access point. Changing the type, gain or orientation of an antenna has a direct impact on your wireless network.
Bryan Harkins is the Training and Enablement Manager for Ekahau. He has vast experience in Wi-Fi design, deployment and troubleshooting as well as in IT education. Bryan is a Certified Wireless Network Expert (CWNE) and member of the CWNE advisory board. He is also on the board of advisors for 802Secure, a wireless security company.
You may recognize him as the author of the Sybex CWSP study guide, or from one of his many speaking engagements around the world such as, Secure World Expo, IP Expo, the Signal Corp IT Symposium or Wi-Fi Trek. Bryan has designed wireless networks and security for many Fortune 100 companies, governments, banks and even for submarines.