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Topic: Wireless Network Installation

4 Signs it's Time to Update Your Wireless Network

4 Signs it's Time to Update Your Wireless Network

 Is your wireless network not performing as it should? In this vlog, Kevin explains why a network refresh or update may be in order when it comes to your Wi-Fi performance. The wireless planning and installation phases are critical for a optimized Wi-Fi network.  

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Better WiFi from Lemons: Installing Apartment or MDU Complex WiFi: Part 1
Mobility

Better WiFi from Lemons: Installing Apartment or MDU Complex WiFi: Part 1 "The Challenge"

Sometimes in the world of Wi-Fi we are tasked with the unenviable job of designing wireless in less than ideal conditions. Now, most environments we deal with have their less than ideal components but for the most part they are surmountable. However, in some cases you have to make do with what you are given and engineer the best possible solution for that given situation. In other words “make lemonade from lemons”.

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

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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How Do I Install My Wireless Access Points to Optimize My Network?
Mobility

How Do I Install My Wireless Access Points to Optimize My Network?

When talking about wireless network design, we've come across a lot of questions regarding wireless access point placement. When done right, proper placement and design can have a dramatic effect on your wifi networks overall performance. Below we discuss various applications and how to make sure you get it right the first time. In the room or in the hallway? With 802.11ac the best practice recognized in the industry is to install the access points (AP) in the room. Installing 802.11ac wireless network access points in the hallway introduces a number of issues that can be avoided by just installing them in the room where the wireless clients most likely are found.

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