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Sleeping with your wireless smartphone

Mobile Eye™ is Here to Watch Your Wireless Woobie

by Eric Camulli

Okay, I’m admitting it.  My iPhone is my wireless woobie.  It’s literally with me where ever I go and it helps me feel connected and secure.  It wakes me up and puts me to sleep. It’s my trusted weatherman, news anchor, personal trainer and financial adviser.  It’s my radio, television, bedtime book and gaming console. Read More

The advent of the wireless economy

How to Stimulate the Wireless Economy

by Eric Camulli

According to RCRWireless, the global mobile workforce is set to increase to 1.87 billion people or 42.5% of the global workforce in 2022, up from 38.8% in 2016.  But this stat is not just about working remotely or collaboratively. It’s a reflection of what’s required in order to compete in what Andrew Seybold refers to Read More

Wi-Fi Hidden Gems

Find Wi-Fi Device Performance ‘Hidden Gems’ with 7signal’s New Report Builder™ Module

by Eric Camulli

According to our customer base comprising of over 150 hospitals, universities and enterprises, 80% of WLAN issues reported to the IT Help Desk are due to Wi-Fi device performance problems. Meaning, the network looks fine, it’s your device. It’s frustrating to the Help Desk because handheld devices, whether they be smartphones, tablets or laptops feel Read More

Creole Queen WifiTrek 2016

From WiFiTrek 2016, 7signal says, “Drop your walk-around tools”

by Eric Camulli

WifiTrek 2016 from New Orleans has come to a close, but not before some incredible presentations from innovative professionals and vendors and took the stage and dazzled us with their Wi-Fi knowledge and wisdom. WifiTrek is hosted by CWNP, the organization responsible for training and certifying Wi-Fi network engineers. The annual gathering brings industry experts together to discuss Read More

RF automation comparison

A Data-Driven Comparison of Cisco and Aruba’s RF Automation – Part 2

by Veli-Pekka Ketonen

In part 1 of our blog on RF automation, we began to compare Cisco and Aruba’s RF automation features using 7signal’s system of Sapphire Eyes and Mobile Eyes for Wi-Fi performance Management. We looked at power levels and channel balance. Today, we are going to continue our comparison by taking a closer look at channel stability, Read More

RF Automation showdown

A Data-Driven Comparison of Cisco and Aruba’s RF Automation – Part 1

by Veli-Pekka Ketonen

Wi-Fi RF automation is a hot topic. Not because it’s new (it’s not) but because there are strong believers and non-believers. The discussion lacks facts and measurement data, which we will cover in this 2-part blog. 7signal worked in cooperation with Avans University of Applied Science to characterize 802.11ac Wi-Fi performance and behavior in their environment. Read More

Tame the Wi-Fi beast

WLAN Performance Optimization: Learn to Tame that Wi-Fi Beast!

by Marko Pirinen

As you may already know, your Wi-Fi environment is like a living creature. It changes all the time as different devices move in and around the environment. Performance one hour ago can be completely different than it is right now. It is not enough to take a snapshot from a single location and then mark Read More

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