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Topic: Application Performance Management

Want to Improve Your Wifi Performance? Here are 3 Ways You Can
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Want to Improve Your Wifi Performance? Here are 3 Ways You Can

These days just having wifi isn’t good enough, you have to have “good” and “reliable” wifi. It’s almost become universally expected to have top-notch wifi performance at all times, no matter where you are, no matter what the device. Half the battle is creating a robust network, the other half is continuously optimizing your network for the best possible performance. This can be easier said than done, especially in an increasingly mobile, app-centric world.

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4 More Incredibly Common Reasons Your Wifi Performance is Awful
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4 More Incredibly Common Reasons Your Wifi Performance is Awful

A particularly hot topic we’re constantly talking about at SecurEdge is wifi performance. Everyone, even long time IT professionals have had to deal with wireless performance issues, the challenge comes in when you have to diagnose those problems. The simple fact, is that with the explosion of mobile devices our networks have become increasingly complex, not only in their design but in the devices and applications they are supposed to support. So, when it comes to designing your network for optimal performance or diagnosing current performance issues, it’s difficult to know where to begin.

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Unique Answer to Solving Your Wifi Performance Problems for Good
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Unique Answer to Solving Your Wifi Performance Problems for Good

“My Wi-Fi isn’t working and I have no idea why?” Sound familiar. That’s a phrase we hear from businesses and organizations all the time—typically because they got in over their head, or partnered with the wrong consultant or managed wifi service provider. Here at SecurEdge when we here this phrase we know it’s time to break out the detective gear. Alright, there is no detective gear but if you know anything about wireless networks or Wi-Fi then you probably know that it can be a very fickle animal. So when something goes wrong, its very frustrating to figure out why, especially when today's networks are more complex, user expectations are higher than ever before, and the number and types of devices and applications are increasing by the second. Needless to say, IT professionals have a lot on their plates and troubleshooting why their Wi-Fi is not performing correctly is the last thing they have time for.

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About 802.11ac
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8 Things You Didn’t Know About 802.11ac

Many of the folks we speak to on a daily basis still feel like preparing an enterprise business for wireless access is similar in nature to home networking. Unfortunately, that line of thinking is a bit misguided, as the technology changes about as frequently as the sheets on their bed. One of the most recent changes is users ability to now be provided 802.11ac connectivity, offering up to gigabit speeds over wireless.

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How to Properly Evaluate 802.11 Wireless Network Solutions
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How to Properly Evaluate 802.11 Wireless Network Solutions

I don’t come from a long line of distinguished scientists or researchers like the Frankenstein’s (pronounced Fronk N Steen). My lineage is made up of mostly civil servants, teachers and some mechanical engineers. However, I know how to distinguish between abnormal (pronounced Abbey Normal) and normal when conducting a product evaluation. I also know that my evaluation is only as good as the criteria I have set forth to measure it with and the process by which I will conduct the evaluation.

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What Affects 802.11ac Capacity?
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What Affects 802.11ac Capacity?

In a previous blog, I discussed what the capacity of an 802.11n access point. In another blog I also discussed how many users could connect to an 802.11n access point. With 802.11ac technology we have the opportunity for even greater capacity but the variables and factors deciding this capacity are still in play.

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