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Topic: Wifi Services

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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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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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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Wireless Network Design for Event Venues and the Meeting's Industry

Wireless Network Design for Event Venues and the Meeting's Industry

The Meeting’s Industry, like most industries, has changed dramatically over the last decade, as new technology has reshaped the way we communicate and share our ideas and experiences. Events like Ted Talk, Atmosphere and Comic Con, rely on fast, reliable and secure WiFi to not only meet the demands of attendees who are busy hash-tagging and live tweeting the event, but to support the presenters, event coordinators, vendors, venue hosts, and IT team who all work tirelessly to bring the event together.

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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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SecurEdge WiFi: Making Enterprise-Grade WiFi Accessible

SecurEdge WiFi: Making Enterprise-Grade WiFi Accessible

We don't have to tell you the importance of WiFi in today's world. If you haven't already noticed, it’s everywhere. Walk down the street, stop at a café, ride the train; signs of wireless internet permeate our society. What used to be the color TV of the 21st century is now the sliced bread. WiFi has become a utility.  

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6 Ways Hotel WiFi Is About More than Providing In-Room Guest Access

6 Ways Hotel WiFi Is About More than Providing In-Room Guest Access

Today’s hospitality approach is more customer-centric than ever, because most hotel and resort operators understand the negative impact that one bad Yelp or TripAdvisor review can have on customer retention and new business. On the flip side, positive online reviews drive hospitality business. In a recent article from BigHospitality, "Over 25 percent of TripAdvisor users either stayed at hotels longer, spent more, or undertook more activities as a result of using the website."

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WiFi Planning: Preparing for Growth in a Mobile-First World
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WiFi Planning: Preparing for Growth in a Mobile-First World

When was the last time you plugged a cord into a device to access the Internet? If you had to, could you even locate one of those bright blue ethernet cords? Maybe you’ve got one jumbled in a drawer somewhere, wrapped around some rewritable blank DVDs and a digital camera—relics from a different technological time.

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WiFi Minute: How You Can Solve these 3 Major WiFi Problems [VIDEO]

WiFi Minute: How You Can Solve these 3 Major WiFi Problems [VIDEO]

Secure WiFi, like electricity, has become a common utility that every business relies on today. However, there are two critical aspects about WiFi that have changed. First, the way we use wireless has evolved and two because of how we use it today, secure WiFi has become increasingly more complex to design, deploy and manage. While there are a number of things that can go wrong, in this week's episode, we want to discuss three of the biggest WiFi problems we see and what you can do to solve them.

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WiFi Minute: Wireless LAN Assessments VS Performance Assessments [VIDEO]

WiFi Minute: Wireless LAN Assessments VS Performance Assessments [VIDEO]

For most businesses, troubleshooting wifi problems is something you can't afford to deal with. Any amount of downtime or slow performance is costly in time, money and reputation. What options do you have when it comes to analyzing your wireless system? In this week's episode, we explain the differences between wireless LAN assessments and performance assessments so you can get the most out of your wireless system.

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