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What Technologies Will Disrupt Business in the Next Few Years?

You may have heard that we have entered the fourth industrial revolution.  What does that mean exactly? The first industrial revolution started in textile factories hundreds of years ago; the second affected everything from steel to motor cars; and the third brought us computers.  Today, the fourth industrial revolution includes artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing, …

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Preparing Healthcare for WiFi Changes

With the mHealth market size projected to reach $102.43 billion by 2022, and 70% of healthcare organizations using IoT technology, it’s easy to see that WiFi is as prevalent and important in the healthcare industry as in any other.  However, this industry has unique wireless needs, and faces distinctive challenges in ensuring optimum network health. …

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The Schools of Tomorrow

School networks are being forced to change and adapt faster than ever.  They must accept not only today’s future technology, but also prepare for the future’s future technology.  But since we don’t know exactly what the future holds, how are schools supposed to prepare? What is IT supposed to take into account when designing next …

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Accomplishing More with More Sensors

Many K-12 schools today consist of multiple buildings spread across a campus: different classroom buildings, sports facilities, auditoriums, etc.  When it comes to the wireless network, each separate building will have its own subnet and scope of IP addresses, and a unique set of connected devices.  In addition, the backend network infrastructure, which could include …

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WiFi Assurance: Why Your Business Demands It

WiFi Assurance is the guarantee of a wireless network that is predictably high performing, and highly reliable.  In the past, that might have been a nice-to-have, but now it’s a mission-critical necessity.  What’s driving this need?  It comes down to two, recent market trends: mobile connectivity and cloud computing. Mobile Connectivity WiFi usage has grown …

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How Multi-User Technology Differs Between 802.11ac and 802.11ax

802.11ax, also referred to as WiFi 6, is the new wireless standard of 2019. It comes with a new set of complex technological features and improved performance capabilities. If you start researching the nuts and bolts of this new standard, you’ll probably see OFDMA pop up a lot. What is that and why should you …

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On the Offensive: Guarding Against Port Scan Attacks

“Automated attacks that rely on IP and port scanning are the new normal,” according to Bitdefender.  It makes sense.  The world is inundated with new technology and gadgets.  From the latest mobile devices, to the greatest IoT devices, innovation is everywhere.  The downside is a proliferation of vulnerable targets and IT departments pulled in multiple …

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A Look at How Wyebot Delivers Best in Class WiFi Analytics

The Wireless Intelligence Platform™ (WIP) was designed to bring clarity and simplification to the world of wireless analytics. WIP’s Artificial Intelligence-based engine, next generation predictive analytics, advanced algorithms, and user-friendly dashboard improve WiFi reliability, performance and visibility.  Specifically, clients using WIP: Save 90% in mean time to resolution, Decrease WiFi problem tickets by 50% and, Reduce …

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The Network Testing You Need in 2019

At Wyebot, we believe in convenience and we believe in excellence.  We believe it should be possible to determine network health from any location, at any time.  In fact, we take this a step further, and also believe it should be possible to run network tests in different modes and on different interfaces. Our Synthetic …

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Looking Outside an AP’s Domain for Network Issues

Access Points (APs) were widely adopted into network infrastructure in the late 1990s, soon after the first commercial WiFi products appeared. They are used in homes and businesses, and, while early APs only supported about 20 devices, modern access points can support up to 255 clients. This increase of over 1000% was necessary, as wireless …

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Keeping Students on Track with Secure Networks: An Education Use Case

A teacher’s day starts early with him or her reviewing lesson plans, checking e-mail, and pulling up an educational video or resource on the Internet.  Whether using a personal laptop or a school-issued device, the morning won’t be the only time the teacher needs to pop on the network.  Partway through the morning, they are …

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Wireless Deployment Best Practices

Planning a wireless deployment starts long before deployment commencement.  IT professionals need to define the project by listing deployment goals, and analyzing feasibility and risks; identify and notify personnel involved in the deployment; identify and notify personnel affected by the deployment; and, create a detailed maintenance window schedule.  An improperly planned WLAN deployment will create …

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