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Topic: Consideration Stage

Why Multi-Location Businesses Need to Consider WiFi as a Service

Why Multi-Location Businesses Need to Consider WiFi as a Service

If you do a quick search on Google to learn about multi-location businesses, you’ll find a very one-dimensional Google-centric answer. Taken at face value, Google believes that everyone interested in multi-location companies has a problem with their digital marketing. Location advertising, how to optimize for local search, local SEO, and “near me” dominate the search engine results page with everyone from marketing SaaS companies to marketing publishers -- even Inc.com -- chiming in.

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How to Support the Industrial IoT Using WiFi as a Service

How to Support the Industrial IoT Using WiFi as a Service

If you have a Ring video doorbell or Nest thermostat for your home, you’ve experienced the innovation and power of IoT-enabled devices. But besides more basic residential and office applications, there’s an entirely separate subcategory of IoT (Internet of Things) that’s unique to manufacturing and warehousing: the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

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WiFi Minute: 2 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Managed WiFi System [Video]
Strategy

WiFi Minute: 2 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Managed WiFi System [Video]

In the world of network infrastructure, matching your system to the technology and end-users it's supporting has grown to be a rather difficult and expensive task. With devices changing at such a rapid pace, how do you plan on keeping up with demand? In this week's episode, I wanted to discuss the concept of subscription-based services, specifically, two reasons why you should consider a managed WiFi system. 

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5 Key Components You Might Not Have Thought About When Deploying Wi-Fi at Your School
Mobility

5 Key Components You Might Not Have Thought About When Deploying Wi-Fi at Your School

Over the last 5 years, planning and implementing a reliable school Wi-Fi network has become increasingly complex to do correctly. There are many different variables to consider and just as many components that need to come together just right to be successful. It’s no wonder that more than a few things get overlooked when deploying Wi-Fi in the K-12 environment.

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How to Overcome the Challenges of Managing Your Wireless Network
Strategy

How to Overcome the Challenges of Managing Your Wireless Network

Wireless networking has grown in both scope and complexity over the past 5 years or so. Businesses and organizations of all types and sizes are required to support programs like BYOD, guest Wi-Fi access, and a growing number of connected devices (yes, this includes the IoT). The problem for most IT teams is, how do you effectively manage your WLAN (especially when you’re a small team)?

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Why One Access Point Per Classroom is NOT a Universal Solution [Whiteboard Video]

Why One Access Point Per Classroom is NOT a Universal Solution [Whiteboard Video]

One of the most frustrating things we see and get asked about all the time is the topic of one access point per classroom. For many K-12 schools, this is the strategy or WLAN design they were sold on, and while it may seem to make sense, in reality it's not needed and it's not correct. In this month's Whiteboard Wednesday, Michael McNamee (Senior Network Engineer) discusses the four main reasons why one access point per classroom is NOT a universal solution.

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