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Topic: Whiteboard Wednesday

Everything You Need to Know About a Wireless Assessment

Everything You Need to Know About a Wireless Assessment

Everything You Need to Know About a Wireless Assessment Video Transcription: One of the many professional services offerings we provide here at SecurEdge Networks is a wireless assessment. To understand the benefits of this service I would like to walk you through what it is, why it is needed, how the service works and what you get from the service.

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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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Whiteboard Wednesday: Wi-Fi Calling & Your Wireless Network [Part 2]
Mobility

Whiteboard Wednesday: Wi-Fi Calling & Your Wireless Network [Part 2]

Last month we shed light on a new trend that has the potential to cause some serious wifi problems if not supported correctly. Of course we're referring to the new feature you might on your smartphone called Wi-Fi calling. In part 2 of this whiteboard series, Senior Network Engineer Michael McNamee, explains exactly what features your wireless network will need to properly support Wi-Fi calling. 

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Wi-Fi Calling & Your Wireless Network Part 1 [Video]
Strategy

Whiteboard Wednesday: Wi-Fi Calling & Your Wireless Network Part 1 [Video]

 Wi-Fi calling is a relatively new feature available on both iOS and Android smartphones alike. While this is great for the end-user, how will Wi-Fi calling impact the performance of your business's or organization's wireless network? In today's Whiteboard Wednesday, Michael McNamee explains everything you need to know about Wi-Fi calling and your wireless network including: what is it, what are our concerns and what are the benefits of using it.

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Role-Based Access Control: What is It, and What are the Benefits? [Whiteboard Wednesday]

Role-Based Access Control: What is It, and What are the Benefits? [Whiteboard Wednesday]

One of the biggest challenges IT managers face today is visibility. In most cases you don't own the devices coming onto to your network and with your users accessing the network from inside and outside of your business, (yes, even remotely), it's hard to determine where to start when you run into problems. In today's Whiteboard Wednesday, Senior Network Engineer Michael McNamee dives into how you can effectively see what's happening on your network and control it, using Role-Based Access Control.

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Outdoor Wireless Mesh Networks: What are They, and When Should They Be Used? [Whiteboard Wednesday]
Mobility

Outdoor Wireless Mesh Networks: What are They, and When Should They Be Used? [Whiteboard Wednesday]

The expectation to have reliable, high-speed connectivity "anywhere, anytime" has led to many challenges, especially when it comes to providing access outdoors. In today's Whiteboard Wednesday, Michael McNamee (Senior Network Engineer) at SecurEdge Networks, explores how outdoor wireless mesh networks work, when they should be used and offers some key tactical advice. Learn How You Can Deploy a High-Capacity, Secure Wireless Network, Download your Free Wireless Network Design Kit Here.

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