It seems like every day that some new technology or new app is being introduced to the world, more specifically in this blog, to students. From games and smartphones to tablets and wearables our school wireless networks are constantly trying to keep up with the onslaught of new devices and apps.
Let’s face it; whether we’re at home, at work, in school or just out shopping, we’re always connected. Everywhere we go we demand it, in many cases expect it. Over the last 7 -10 years the explosion of mobile devices and applications has changed how we’re accessing our networks. What used to be primarily Ethernet is being replaced by wireless or (mobility).
Wi-Fi deployments take planning, a lot of planning. If you’re not organized and not prepared for the process that lies ahead not only will it be frustrating but more importantly your new wireless network will more than likely be a huge disaster.
Wi-Fi performance is more important than most people realize. Although network performance often makes people think about thoughput (the amount of information processed by a computer, or amount of work it can do in a given period of time), wireless performance is actually becoming the key to maximizing productivity.