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 …

Importance of E-Rate During COVID-19

The E-Rate Program was created to give schools affordable access to the information and technology services needed by all students in today’s digital environment. While important pre-pandemic, these services are even more critical now. Many districts are taking a hybrid approach to back-to-school, with some students learning in-person and others keeping to virtual lessons. For …

Why WiFi Automation is the Best E-Rate Eligible Service

Schools exist to empower and engage students so that they grow in confidence and knowledge, ready to find their place in the world and thrive. Many schools look to educational technologies to assist with this process, both as a way to enhance learning and as a way to familiarize students with the technology tools they …

Businesses with Proactive WiFi Solutions Outperform Others

Let’s look at two scenarios: In Company A, some employees report that they’re having intermittent issues connecting to the Internet from their wireless devices.  IT runs diagnostics and everything seems to be fine, but a few days later the issue occurs again.  So, IT reads through logs and analyzes past data packets.  Thanks to their …

Case Study: AP Classification for Schools

For many schools the wireless network is more than an occasional nicety. It’s now a critical part of many lesson plans, as well as required for multiple administrative tasks, and sometimes even school security.  It’s paramount that the network work reliably and consistently, constantly providing optimized service no matter what is asked of it. The …

Why Even Small Businesses Need WiFi Assurance

We have a few questions for you: How big is your company’s IT department? Do you even have a department, or are all IT tasks delegated to the most tech-savvy employee?   How much of your business is reliant on a reliable wireless network? What happens to your business if the WiFi is down, or other …

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Strategies for Improving a Telework Wireless Network

When the pandemic started, companies shifted as many employees to telework as possible.  Now it seems that not everyone is in a rush to get back to the office.  Many employees have reported greater productivity and higher job satisfaction while teleworking.  Businesses with fewer onsite employees can save on overhead with lower real estate, equipment, …

Historical Analytics a Must-Have for Healthcare

Whether a large hospital or a small-town clinic, healthcare facilities depend on complex and dynamic wireless ecosystems.  These systems – sometimes consisting of tens of thousands of medical, business, and personal devices – change from one hour to the next.  Every time a client device connects or disconnects, or providers and patients move throughout a …