Unigroup's June 2021 Meeting Announcements


Wireless Networking: Wi-Fi 6/6E;
Things we used to only dream about: Welcome WiFi 6E.

David Coleman, Director, Wireless Networking at the Office of the CTO,
Extreme Networks

Thursday, 17-JUN-2021      (** Regular 3rd Thursday Evening)

ONLINE (via Zoom)
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6:30 - 6:45 PM Registration and Connect to ONLINE Meeeting
6:45 - 7:00 PM Unigroup Welcome
7:00 - 8:30 PM Main Presentation

Please see the Fee Schedule below.


Unigroup's June 2021 meeting will discuss Wi-Fi 6/6E, and the latest advances in computer Wireless Networking. Our speaker is David Coleman from Extreme Networks.

This will be Unigroup's fifth-in-40-years 100% ONLINE meeting. Our thanks go to Extreme Networks for helping us set up this ONLINE meeting.

This virtual meeting is expected to take place via Zoom.
This virtual meeting is open to the public, and at no cost.

Its been around two decades since since ExtremeNetworks (Enterasys/Cabletron) has presented to Unigroup, and we are long overdue for an update, see:

Unigroup hopes that everyone has been safe, and will remain safe, during this Covid19 pandemic.


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Topic: Wireless Networking: Wi-Fi 6/6E; Things we used to only dream about: Welcome WiFi 6E.

Related Topics/Keywords:

Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi 6/6E, IEEE 802.11, Wireless, Networking, Security, Access Point, Beam Forming, MU-MIMO, Mesh Networks.

Introduction & Description of Talk:

This talk will be a discussion on Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi 6 technology.

Join your Unigroup colleagues on to spend time with our speaker, David Coleman from Extreme Networks. David will be discussing all things wireless, design and security, with a key focus on WiFi 6E. Both Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E are components of what David refers to as: Infinitely Distributed Connectivity. Municipalities and Enterprise companies need to connect anybody, anywhere with any device, or application. The new 1200 MHz of spectrum provided by Wi-Fi 6E offers an enhanced user experience in all use cases.

The existing 14 billion Wi-Fi users that operate in the legacy 2.4 and 5 GHz bands can immediately benefit from 6 GHz mesh backhaul capabilities. Additionally, the new Wi-Fi 6E client devices will immediately benefit from the enhanced efficiency and higher bandwidth of the 6 GHz spectrum. And of course, there's value for connecting mission-critical IoT devices, such as healthcare patient monitoring equipment, in this new pristine Wi-Fi environment.

This also opens the doors for tremendous development and innovation for higher-bandwidth applications. We are at the beginning of a renaissance of innovation for virtual reality and augmented reality applications that can be used via a Wi-Fi connection.

Presentation Outline:

References & Web Resources:

  Wi-Fi Alliance:

  Wi-Fi Alliance: Wi-Fi 6E Highlights:

  Wikipedia on Wi-Fi:

  Wikipedia on IEEE 802.11:

  Extreme Networks Blog: Wi-Fi-6E Its Not Just About 6Ghz:

  Extreme Networks Blog: Wi-Fi-6E The Wireless Paradigm Shift Towards Infinitely Distributed Connectivity:

  Extreme Networks Home Page:


David Coleman, Director, Wireless Networking at the Office of the CTO,

David D. Coleman, the 2020 recipient of the Wi-Fi Lifetime Achievement Award, is the Director of Wireless Networking at the Office of the CTO for Extreme Networks. He has instructed IT professionals from around the globe in Wi-Fi design, security, administration, and troubleshooting. Prior to working at Extreme, he specialized in corporate and government Wi-Fi training and consulting. David has written multiple books, blogs, and white papers about wireless networking - including the CWNA Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide, now in its 6th edition. When he is not traveling, David resides in Atlanta, Georgia and Chapala, Mexico.

David's Online Bio at Extreme Networks:


For further information, please visit the Extreme Networks Web Site: http://www.extremenetworks.com/company


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However, we should have something special from Extreme Networks.


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