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The SecurEdge Blog

Helping businesses provide secure WiFi by sharing insights into WiFi design, network security, installation, and troubleshooting. You've got questions, we have answers.

Topic: Higher Education

Arena WiFi: 5 Considerations When Designing a Wireless Network for Sports Venues

Arena WiFi: 5 Considerations When Designing a Wireless Network for Sports Venues

Bright lights, fried food- an accompaniment to the cacophony of feet pounding on metal bleachers, the base of a wild symphony; whoops, awwws and cheers the melody, a rhythmic clapping keeping time. Whether you’re in the middle of the action or cheering from the living room, there is nothing quite as electric, as unifying, as emotional, as live sports. Football, soccer, tennis, baseball, little league or pro team, when you’re team is up, you’re a part of the experience.

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Upgrading Your Campus WiFi Network: A Crash Course on How to Get Started

Upgrading Your Campus WiFi Network: A Crash Course on How to Get Started

Retention and recruitment are more than just alliterative buzzwords for college and university leaders. Combined, they are the lifeblood of a school’s long-term success and survival. And many higher-ed leaders are realizing that technology (WiFi included) is not only becoming a mission-critical service but also the special sauce that makes their campus experience stand out from other schools, delighting students and bolstering retention and recruitment efforts.

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How to NOT Provide WiFi for Your Business: 5 Sure-Fire Steps
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How to NOT Provide WiFi for Your Business: 5 Sure-Fire Steps

Let’s pretend it’s Opposite Day, and you’re looking to deploy a slow, spotty, unreliable wireless network for your business or organization. You’re in luck! There are several common mistakes made by IT management and key decision makers, across all industries, when trying to implement secure WiFi. We’ve narrowed it down to the five worst. (You’re welcome.)

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Managed WiFi: The Smart Choice for College Campuses

Managed WiFi: The Smart Choice for College Campuses

Meet Madison. Madison is an eighteen-year-old freshman at a mid-sized university. Madison has had a smartphone since she was thirteen. It’s an integral part of her life, the primary way she stays connected to her friends and, now that she’s away at school, to her family back home. Madison uses her phone to access every sphere of her life. It’s her primary vehicle for maintaining friendships, dating, consuming media, and sharing ideas. She feels lost without her phone. So naturally, now that she’s at college, Madison expects her phone to be by her side or in her hands no matter where she is on campus, including the lecture hall, lab, and study group. This generation of learners have grown up around smartphones, so it’s no surprise that they demand and expect their phones to play a big part in their college learning experience.

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