Importance of WiFi Automation for Distributed Enterprises

For most, if not all, businesses, one of the most important resources is the WiFi network. This holds doubly true for distributed enterprises where IT must be able to remain in close contact and monitor network efficiency across sites, offices, and warehouses that could be as far away as the other side of the world. …

101 Guide to Understanding WiFi 6 Data Rates

Wireless network professionals are at home with phrases like spatial streams, data rates, signal-to-noise ratio, and quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) – yikes. For those of us who aren’t comfortable building our WiFi network from scratch though, it can be difficult to make sense of something like what, exactly, WiFi 6’s data rates bring to the …

How WiFi 6’s MU-MIMO Helps Businesses

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) introduced WiFi 6 (802.11ax) to address the WiFi challenges experienced in high-density deployments; for example, in places like auditoriums, stadiums, conference halls, and transportation centers. One of the changes introduced with WiFi 6 is updated Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output, or, as it’s frequently referred to, MU-MIMO. …

Understanding Your WiFi Network Performance

If we asked you how great your WiFi network performs, how would you respond? A strong “great!”, a shrugged “meh,” or a silent shake of the head? While your answer might be easily summed up with one word, determining network performance itself is a little more complicated. It involves analyzing numerous metrics in order to …

WiFi 6 Network Improvements for Healthcare Facilities

What does the latest generation of WiFi offer for healthcare facilities? In a nutshell, WiFi 6 promises better WiFi performance for high-density environments. For hospitals and other facilities dealing with tens of thousands of connected devices, this is great news. For smaller facilities, the benefits might be less clear, but no less important. Use the …

How to Answer Common WiFi Questions with WiFi Automation

We all know and love WiFi. Some of us probably love it so much that we can’t imagine living without it. That doesn’t mean that we always understand it, though, or that it always does exactly what we want it to. After all, how many times have you or a coworker complained about WiFi speed …

WiFi Network Automation for Manufacturing

You might be familiar with wireless industrial automation. It’s deployed in a number of manufacturing businesses, thanks to advances in wireless technology, and consists largely of different wireless sensors and control panels, like Industrial IoT devices. These devices create a virtual network of machines that can talk with each other and share vital information in …

Why You Need AI in Your Network Analytics

It’s been said that every company is now a data business, and that means that every company is now also an analytics business. Why? Data does little good in its raw form. It needs to be processed so that it becomes insightful, actionable information – in other words, it needs to be analyzed. We think …

What Can WiFi 6 do for Distributed Enterprises?

We’ve been hearing about WiFi 6 (802.11ax) for some time, and now that it’s finally on-the-scene, you’re probably in one of two camps: This is everything I ever wanted from next-generation WiFi!  It sounds good, but what does it do for me? While we’re all for excitement, we actually think it’s not a bad thing …

Future-Proofing Your Enterprise Network

New technologies may enter the market every year, but the last thing you want to hear is that you constantly need to update your wireless network to keep pace.  Truth be told, this doesn’t make any sense and is absolutely not how you should operate.  While none of us are time travelers with exact knowledge …