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Topic: School Wireless Network

Who & What is Accessing My School's Wireless Network? The Importance of Role-Based Access Control in K-12
Mobility

Who & What is Accessing My School's Wireless Network? The Importance of Role-Based Access Control in K-12

Schools today are home to a variety of mobile devices and applications. From laptops and smartphones to Facebook and YouTube, students, teachers and guests alike are all connecting to our school wireless networks in many different ways. The challenge is making sure you have the right amount of visibility and control to support a safe and reliable user experience.

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5 Critical Building Blocks for a Successful School Wireless Network Design
Mobility

5 Critical Building Blocks for a Successful School Wireless Network Design

How can schools today guarantee that their investments in wireless technology will continue to perform over time? Just like when purchasing a computer, you want to know it will last a few years before being worth no more than a doorstop. Investing in the proper technology, with the right wireless network design, will ensure that your school's technology plan will continue to grow with you, and your students needs. 

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4 Tips to Remember When Updating Your School’s Aging Wireless Network
Mobility

4 Tips to Remember When Updating Your School’s Aging Wireless Network

Today's classrooms literally breathe connectivity, and because of the increasing numbers of mobile devices on campus wireless has become a mission-critical resource for colleges and universities everywhere. However,  this has created a real problem if your network isn't performing. Even the slightest downtime will cause huge disruptions in today's classrooms. So what do you do when your schools wireless network can’t seem to keep up? It may be time for an update.

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The User Experience: How to Support the Demand for Wi-Fi in Schools
Strategy

The User Experience: How to Support the Demand for Wi-Fi in Schools

Nothing is worse than a slow connection. Some of us remember the days when a wired internet connection delivered a sluggish loading page or when researching online was more painful than a dentist visit. Today, however, there is no reason to not have an efficient and reliable wireless connection, both in and out of the classroom. Free wireless connectivity on campus is today's norm. No longer do students hope to have wireless internet access, today they expect efficient, 24/7 access to their school's wi-fi for their academic needs and beyond (we know you're streaming Netflix too!) Unfortunately, the ongoing trend for BYOD amongst other trends is dragging down network performance. The multiple device world of constantly streaming videos, online gaming, web browsing, and socializing can seriously slow down your network's speed.  You do not want your campus being known for terrible wi-fi, that is almost as bad as being known for awful sports or worse academics. Campus wireless networks can either increase bandwidth or follow these 4 simple tips to improve the school’s Wi-Fi network (you could do both, of course!)

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