2022 is just around the corner. What are the forces that will shape our technology, particularly computer networking? Zyxel Networks market development managers Tri Nguyen and Shawn Rogers share their 2022 predictions.
Shawn Roger's forecast
What is WiFi 6E? WiFi 6E allows access to a new 6 GHz wireless band aside from having all the features of WiFi 6 offers.
- Unlocks a ton of wireless Spectrum
- Seven non-overlapping 160MHz channels vs just 2 with 5 GHz
- Ideal for those living in condos/apartments
- Ideal for office buildings and high-density deployments
- Expect to see both dual and triple radio implementations
- Will require WiFi 6E client device support
Shawn Rogers is a Market Development Manager at Zyxel Networks and has been with the company for over 15 years. Shawn started with Zyxel in early 2003, right after he finished his degree at Cal State Fullerton. His favorite Zyxel product is HomeSafe. It was something Shawn helped come up with and worked on the original product specs. The product was ahead of its time, providing home network protection and other services aimed at managing home network security towards protecting children’s network activity. Get to know more about Shawn.
Tri Nguyen's forecast
With the increasing trend of the hybrid workforce and remote working, there is also an ever-growing landscape of cyber threats. Cybercriminals are capitalizing on the pandemic, leveraging the weakness of remote workers. With this, companies are spending and boosting more their network security.
- Security will continue to be heavily invested in as remote workers now expand the threat landscape
- IT managers will need to ensure remote nodes are protected using VPN or secure WiFi security functions to enforce security policies
- Continued adoption of Zero Trust and Cloud protection
- UTM will continue to advance to address Zero Trust Policies
- Chipset shortages industry and worldwide will continue while demand continues to be pushed higher
- Increased in the adoption of multi-gig networks in the LAN with Wifi6 Applications pushing bandwidth usage
- With the increase in multi-gig, 10G and higher uplinks demand will increase
Tri Nguyen is a Market Development Manager at Zyxel Networks and has been with the company for over 15 years. Prior to Zyxel Networks, Tri was working at an internet networking company for five years while attending college at UCLA. Computers and networking are his passion. Network Security Products are his favorite because it is something people typically overlook in the protection of their business. Get to know more about Tri.
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