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Will WiFi 6 Improve Your Wireless Network?

WiFi 6 (802.11ax) is the newest generation of WiFi.  It provides significant improvements over WiFi 5 (802.11ac), but there are important things to consider before rushing in and updating your entire network.  Let’s first take a look at how to determine if your network needs WiFi 6, and then see what the benefits will be …

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The Cost-Effective Way to Prepare Your Healthcare WiFi Network for the Future

Hospitals are depending more and more on WiFi networks to support life saving medical devices and applications.  With wireless technology constantly evolving, these networks must be designed with the future in mind if healthcare facilities want the highest return on investment.  Rather than working with networks that stop providing the necessary support after a few …

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How to Seamlessly Transition Hospitals to WiFi 6

WiFi 6 (802.11ax) is the next generation of WiFi.  It was designed specifically to alleviate issues in high density areas and focuses on improving network efficiency.  For healthcare facilities like hospitals that have congested, high traffic, dynamic WiFi environments, this is great news. Hospital WiFi Networks The number of devices in healthcare settings continues to …

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Keeping WiFi Running in Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care Facilities

An efficient, reliable, and secure wireless network is a critical resource for skilled nursing and long-term care facilities. From health monitoring to video chats, patients, residents, and staff rely on the network to keep day-to-day operations running smoothly and to improve health and safety.  Utilizing a WiFi assurance solution to support network optimization is a …

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PoM Remote Management

During the COVID-19 health pandemic, our focus is on helping others as best as we can.  We know that many people are working remotely and depending on VPN connections for access to on-premise servers and applications.  For those applications to perform well, a strong network infrastructure is critical. We put together this guide on Remote …

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Why Optimizing Hospital WiFi Networks Helps Save Lives

In today’s hospitals, IoT devices and other wireless medical devices are commonplace and essential.  The number of devices on a hospital network – devices that provide critical and life-saving information – only continues to grow.  Reliable and consistently strong network performance is a mission-critical resource.  Any network downtime or connectivity issues can be catastrophic. Identifying …

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Optimizing a Network for HIT during Medical Crises

Health information technology (health IT or HIT) is the area of healthcare that uses technology systems to improve the management of patient data.  It covers all technology that providers and patients use to record, analyze, and share health data.  Some examples of health IT include: Electronic health records (EHRs): EHRs make health information more readily …

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Wireless Medical Devices and Networks Critical During COVID-19

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare facilities knew that wireless medical devices improved patient care.  These devices give healthcare professionals instant and easy access to patient data, improve care coordination, and allow patients more mobility during a hospital stay.  All of that is still true and incredibly beneficial for patients and providers. During this pandemic though, …

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Designing and Managing Wireless Networks in Triage and Isolation Units

For repurposed and newly built triage and isolation units, wireless networks are indispensable.  These networks directly support a number of applications and devices that are critical for patient health and safety.  This includes medical connected devices, data files like electronic health records (EHRs), and wireless RFID-based real time location systems (RTLS). During the COVID-19 pandemic …

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How to Get Remote insight into Corporate IT Networks When Everyone is Home

With everyone dispersed and working from home, there is now a critical need for remote insight into IT networks to ensure that people have access to the programs and information that they need to successfully perform their jobs. While some employees can access everything they need using cloud-services, for others this isn’t possible.  Whether due …

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Supporting Healthcare IT Networks as Facilities Ramp Up COVID-19 Responses

Hospitals and clinics are racing to stay ahead of COVID-19.  Events are changing every day, and healthcare facilities around the world are working to ensure that they can meet the needs of every person who needs medical care.  Systems are being rapidly redesigned to respond to the pandemic, as well as to medical diagnoses and …

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How to Access & Troubleshoot Remote Networks Without Traveling

With the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) hanging over the globe, travel has plummeted.  While we completely support taking safety precautions, there’s no getting around the fact that this makes certain aspects of business much more difficult.  As a prime example, how do you troubleshoot a remote network and keep your business running efficiently when …

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