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Topic: Wireless Lan Site Survey

What’s Included With a Wireless Site Survey?

What’s Included With a Wireless Site Survey?

It’s hard to believe, but as recently as 15 years ago, wireless networks were still a novelty and a rarity. Sure, if you had a large IT budget and advanced in-house IT talent, you had WiFi back then. Fast forward to today and wireless networking is now considered a must-have in nearly all industries; enterprise, education, government, hospitality and retail.

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3 Essential Elements for Designing a Successful Wireless Network
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3 Essential Elements for Designing a Successful Wireless Network

"I know my wireless network isn't cutting it anymore but I'm not sure how to update my design." This is a thought that many IT managers are probably pretty familiar with. Good Wireless network design is reliable, efficient, secure, high-performing and scalable; all elements you hope are (and in reality need to be) present on your wireless network. However, designing a wireless network is difficult. Even if you have some experience or are familiar with some of the basic design principals, there are so many aspects when trying to create an efficient and effective wifi network design, it can be tough to know where and how to start.  With these challenges in mind, here are 3 tactics that we find essential when designing a successful wireless network.

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3 Tests You Should Be Running On Your Wi-Fi Network For Max Performance
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3 Tests You Should Be Running On Your Wi-Fi Network For Max Performance

One of the most important aspects of mobility for any CIO is testing. It goes without saying that proper planning and using the right types of testing can be a powerful step towards supporting your users wireless demands today and creating a wireless network that can grow with you for tomorrow's challenges. While planning and testing might seem like a simple and obvious task, they shouldn't be overlooked. Not only will testing and planning help you to identify potential cost savings and efficiency issues but also how to create a higher-preforming WLAN--thus giving your end users the wireless experience they expect. To help you start building a more powerful Wi-Fi network, we've created a list of 3 tests you should be running on your Wi-Fi network right now.

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