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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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How to Manage COVID-19 Technology Changes

The COVID-19 global pandemic has changed practically every way of life.  From how we do business, to how we teach our children, almost nothing has stayed exactly the same.  In no place is that truer than in healthcare.  Do a Google search for “how healthcare will change” and you’ll see plenty of articles from healthcare …

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Why WiFi Assurance is Your Hospital’s Most Important Technology

Take a look around a hospital and it is easy to see how technology has transformed healthcare.  From information and communication technology to patient and building IoT devices, providers and patients alike depend on internet-connected tools.  In turn, these tools depend on the WiFi. In the go-go-go environment of a hospital, it isn’t enough for …

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How AP Classification Protects Network Optimization

Access Points (APs) create wireless local area networks (WLANs) by connecting to wired networks and then projecting a WiFi signal into a designated area.  Large office spaces, warehouses, hospitals, schools, and many other facilities depend on APs to supply the WiFi connection needed by thousands of wireless devices.  If there are any problems with access …

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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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