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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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Why Healthcare Needs Proactive WiFi Assurance

Any issue with a wireless network that causes decreased service, reliability, and security can result in higher patient risk, interrupted care coordination, decreased productivity, and user frustration.  Healthcare facilities can have tens of thousands of connected devices providing mission-critical care in every department.  Reliable and consistently strong network performance isn’t a nice-to-have commodity but a …

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How AI Helps Keep Your Wireless Network Running

While WiFi started out as a nice-to-have convenience, it’s now a mission critical resource.  Many business devices are only WiFi compatible – such as phones, tablets, and numerous IoT devices – and the number of wireless devices on the market is only growing.  Businesses can have thousands of WiFi devices connected to the network, each …

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Stressing Your WiFi Network: What, Why, and How

Stressing, or stress testing, a network is a method used by IT teams to diagnose any weak performance areas and ensure that the wireless network can handle anything thrown at it. What This is not taking it easy on a network.  This is pushing the network to its limits, perhaps creating scenarios that aren’t likely …

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