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Topic: Wifi As A Service

SecurEdge WiFi: What to Expect Part 2

SecurEdge WiFi: What to Expect Part 2

If your company is like most, you and your team are dependent on your company's wireless network. When the WiFi goes down, you can expect your company’s productivity to come to a screeching halt. And if you operate the kind of business where clients, diners, patrons, students, guests, patients or other forms of customers depend on guest access to your managed WiFi, even a relatively small outage can cause direct financial losses as well as damage to your reputation.

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WaaS for the Hospitality Industry: Benefits and Features

WaaS for the Hospitality Industry: Benefits and Features

If you manage a hotel, resort, or spa, you already have your hands full. You’re busy monitoring employee performance, analyzing how to improve service, tracking upcoming events your staff is responsible for, ensuring that events are well-managed, and following financial reports with an eye towards improving profitability. What else could someone possibly put onto your already overflowing plate? How many hats can a hospitality manager reasonably be expected to wear?

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Top 6 Security Benefits of SecurEdge WiFi as a Service

Top 6 Security Benefits of SecurEdge WiFi as a Service

At least among IT professionals, it’s no big secret that public WiFi networks are not safe places. A quick search on Google, or simply skimming through your news feed or social media feed, will almost certainly turn up headlines such as “All Wi-Fi networks are vulnerable to hacking, security expert discovers” from the Guardian and “Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi” from Harvard Business Review.

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8 Ways That WiFi as a Service Benefits Your Bottom Line

8 Ways That WiFi as a Service Benefits Your Bottom Line

Cisco Systems forecasts that by 2021, 78% of the mobile data traffic worldwide will be video. And by that same time, smartphones will generate 86% of mobile data traffic. Some of that traffic will be the responsibility of mobile data carriers such as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon. But if customers are spending time in your business, and you want to offer WiFi service to remain competitive, this dramatic shift in consumer behavior will become your problem -- and opportunity -- too.

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WiFi Performance in the Classroom: K-12 Wireless Deployment 101

WiFi Performance in the Classroom: K-12 Wireless Deployment 101

The connected classroom is no longer a trend or a futuristic experiment; it has quickly become the norm. School districts are working hard to find creative ways—whether through school bond referendums or public-private partnerships—to bridge geographical and socioeconomic disparities and give all kids access to current technology at school. These gaps haven’t all been bridged yet, but as more and more districts continue to increase the demand on their school WiFi networks, performance issues are bound to pop up.

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WiFi Services- Usage Analytics for Retail from SecurEdge

WiFi Services- Usage Analytics for Retail from SecurEdge

It’s getting harder to bring shoppers into brick-and-mortar stores. Malls and storefronts are closing left and right as e-commerce eats their lunch. Discussions and business analysis of the state of retail include words like “apocalypse,” “decline,” and “meltdown.”

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WiFi Performance Monitoring for the Hospitality Industry: Checking Up on Your Network as Guests Check In

WiFi Performance Monitoring for the Hospitality Industry: Checking Up on Your Network as Guests Check In

Today’s travelers are tech savvy and tech reliant, and they just won’t stand for slow, unreliable WiFi at a hotel or resort. If they can’t quickly and painlessly send work emails, attend Skype meetings from their room, or stream movies on their laptops, they’ll hop on Yelp (even if they have to wait until they get home for a better WiFi connection!) and write a bad review. And worse, they’ll probably check into a different hotel on their next trip.

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