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PCWE - Proxim Certified Wi-Fi Engineer

Class Name: WiFi Solutions: ORiNOCO® Access Points and Clients

Intended audience: Any Proxim Parnter or Integrator engaged in selling, deploying, and/or supporting Proxim Wireless ORiNOCO products.

Prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking, routing, some knowledge of traffic engineering, using VLAN, QoS, and basic switching
  • Operational proficiency working with Windows, including PC networking and an understanding of network settings
  • Students should bring a laptop computer running Windows 7 or later and have admin level credentials to make changes to the IP protocol stack and install device drivers.

Description: This one day class focuses on the ORiNOCO WiFi product family. The class covers the design of an Access Network, the indoor Site Survey process, installation and configuration of Access Points, client devices, and monitoring and troubleshooting of an ORiNOCO network. This class also covers the implementation of ProximVision Advanced and the use of PVA to manage AP and client devices. Following the class the students have an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the topics covered in this class by taking the PCWE Certification exam, Scoring 80% or higher on the exam allows students to be rewarded a certificate symbolizing their proficiency of the ORiNOCO product line.

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GX810

Class Name: Proxim Wireless Tsunami® GX-810 Licensed Point to Point Solution Training

Intended Audience: Any Proxim Partner engaged in selling, link planning, deployment, and/or maintenance of Proxim Tsunami GX-810 products

Prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP networks and data networking
  • Good operational proficiency in operating Windows Computer systems, including making changes to network parts of Windows.
  • Good operational proficiency with a Windows system, and the ability to make changes to Windows network interfaces
  • A basic understanding of RF fundamentals and radio technology such as having attended other Proxim Wireless classes
  • Students are expected to bring a laptop computer running Windows 7 or later to the class and should have admin rights to install drivers and make changes to network interfaces and the IP protocol stack.

Description: The course focuses on the installation and operation of Tsunami GX810 products, spending a significant amount of time on configuration and bringing the radio link up to full operation. This class includes both theory and hands-on learning.

PCBA - Proxim Certified Broadband Associate

Class Name: PCBA

Intended audience: Any Proxim Partner engaged in technical pre-sales, system engineering, site survey, and deployment of Tsunami® Quickbridge and Multipoint outdoor wireless solutions

Prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking, Routing, data networks, VLAN, QoS, and basic traffic engineering
  • Operational proficiency of Windows based systems including making changes to network interface settings
  • Students are expected to bring a laptop computer running Windows 7 or later and have admin level credentials to make changes to the IP protocol stack and install drivers.

Description: This 2 day class focuses on the Proxim Tsunami Point to Point and Point to MultiPoint products. The class covers RF Fundamentals, wireless network design concepts, site survey, deployment best practices, and specific features of the Proxim Tsunami product family. Proxim proprietary technologies are covered including WORP, ClearConnect, SmartConnnect, and broadband mobility using FastConnect. The basic configuration of the radio is also covered including VLAN, QoS, and security. This class is intended for professionals involved in the full application of the Tsunami product in terms of design, deployment, operation and maintenance. This class also takes the student through high level instruction on the ProximVision® Advanced product. Following the class the students have an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the class topics by taking the PCBA exam. By scoring 80% or higher on the exam, students will obtain a certificate symbolizing their proficiency with Tsunami products..

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PCBE - Proxim Certified Broadband Engineer

Class Name: Advanced Broadband Wireless Engineering

Intended audience: Proxim Wireless Partners and Integrators who have the desire to achieve the highest level of certification offered by Proxim. This certification is recommended to partners who cover the broadest scope of Proxim products and engage in the most challenging wireless deployments.

Prerequisites:

  • Current PCBA Certification
  • A strong understanding of TCP/IP networking, switch and route data networking, wireless solution design, network deployment, network management, and traffic engineering
  • Good operational proficiency with Windows and Windows based networking
  • Students are expected to bring a laptop computer running Windows 7 or later and have admin level credentials to make changes to the IP protocol stack and install drivers and software.
  • This course covers both RF and wireless theory and includes hands-on deployment activities. As such, students should come to this class prepared to spend time at actual deployment locations.

Description: This 2 day class provides detailed activities with both unlicensed Tsunami® Point to Point and Point to MultiPoint equipment and licensed high speed backhaul Point to Point products. Technical designs, topologies, and configurations are included as well as hands-on deployment practice. Students will engage in path analysis using Google Earth, link calculations, and use other wireless design tools. Following the class students will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge of the topics covered during this class by scoring 80% or higher on the PCBE exam, demonstrating network design proficiency and practical wireless network design and deployment skills. Students successfully completing this course receive recognition with the highest certification offered by Proxim Wireless.

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Custom Classes

Proxim can create customized classes by request. Please contact us for more information.