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Topic: Wireless Problems

The User Experience: How to Support the Demand for Wi-Fi in Schools
Strategy

The User Experience: How to Support the Demand for Wi-Fi in Schools

Nothing is worse than a slow connection. Some of us remember the days when a wired internet connection delivered a sluggish loading page or when researching online was more painful than a dentist visit. Today, however, there is no reason to not have an efficient and reliable wireless connection, both in and out of the classroom. Free wireless connectivity on campus is today's norm. No longer do students hope to have wireless internet access, today they expect efficient, 24/7 access to their school's wi-fi for their academic needs and beyond (we know you're streaming Netflix too!) Unfortunately, the ongoing trend for BYOD amongst other trends is dragging down network performance. The multiple device world of constantly streaming videos, online gaming, web browsing, and socializing can seriously slow down your network's speed.  You do not want your campus being known for terrible wi-fi, that is almost as bad as being known for awful sports or worse academics. Campus wireless networks can either increase bandwidth or follow these 4 simple tips to improve the school’s Wi-Fi network (you could do both, of course!)

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10 Reasons Why Your Wi-Fi Performance Sucks (Infographic)
Mobility

10 Reasons Why Your Wi-Fi Performance Sucks (Infographic)

Wi-Fi connectivity is the fuel that drives a business. You need great Wi-Fi performance to keep the whole operation running at maximum efficiency. However, this isn’t always easy to achieve and oftentimes you see your connection fluctuating from day to day. Now you’re left wondering where it all went wrong and there is usually no simple answer.

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Want Better Wi-Fi Performance? Try These 4 WAN Optimization Tips
Mobility

Want Better Wi-Fi Performance? Try These 4 WAN Optimization Tips

In nearly every industry today mobile devices are being used more than ever before. From schools to healthcare institutions and corporate offices, individuals depend and rely on the uninterrupted use of their smartphones, tablets and wearable technologies.  For instance, BYOD relies exclusively on users’ utilization of their own mobile devices for work or learning purposes. Healthcare providers are using smartphones and tablets more often these days to provide a higher level of patient care, and students are using mobile workstations during class for an interactive learning experience.  With more traffic and demand being driven across your network, this new wireless landscape is starting to create some serious Wi-Fi performance issues particularly when it comes to bandwidth.  

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4 Ways to Fix Your Warehouse Wi-Fi Performance Problems
Mobility

4 Ways to Fix Your Warehouse Wi-Fi Performance Problems

Often times what makes a business truly successful isn't what you see but what you don't. It's the behind the scenes efforts, the unsung hero of the business world, the warehouse. This unique environment is an essential part of almost every organization’s operations and is the heart from which all materials, products and merchandise flow. Retailers are leading the trend of embracing wireless network technologies to revolutionize their warehouse operations and gain ground on their competition. However, when your day-to-day operations depends highly on seamless, uninterrupted connectivity it is vital to ensure that your warehouse wifi infrastructure can support those requirements. While there are many challenges to providing a high-performing industrial wireless network, there are some simple best practices that will make sure your network can manage these demands.

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