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Attendees Wow’ed by Mobile Eye at CiscoLive 2016

by Eric Camulli

The team is back from CiscoLive and wow, what a tremendous event. We launched Mobile Eye, our new app for measuring the Wi-Fi performance of mobile devices. The new product is in strong response to our customers who asked for visibility into the performance of their constituents’ smartphones and tablets, whether corporate owned and managed, or Read More

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Access Points Fall Short On Wi-Fi Monitoring

by Jeff Reedy

Enterprise WLAN vendors have long had the ability to turn access points (APs) into Wi-Fi monitoring sensors, and recent announcements by the major vendors have renewed interest into whether this makes “sense” (no pun intended). Certainly as Wi-Fi transitions from a nice-to-have to a must-have infrastructure asset, WLAN vendors see the market need to create Read More

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Retail Wi-Fi with No Strategy, a Waste of Time and Money

by Eric Camulli

To complete my weekend Honey-Do list, I generally have to visit a variety of local retail establishments. Amazon.com is typically my go-to retailer. However, some items I need right now. Other items require a little hands-on interaction in order to make the right selection.  Retail is challenged right now. Brick and mortar stores are expensive to Read More

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Solving High Density Wi-Fi Issues Takes Teamwork

by Eric Camulli

Network engineers across all industries call 7signal when they need help monitoring and measuring the Wi-Fi experience in support of initiatives that improve efficiency, effectiveness and overall customer satisfaction. With a seating capacity of over 20,000 this challenge is none more true than at indoor arenas where enhancing the fan experience with high performance, high Read More

Wi-Fi roaming issues

Get Help with Wi-Fi Roaming Issues

by Veli-Pekka Ketonen

Wi-Fi roaming issues are frustrating and often relate to a few key things, such as poor network design, where there is excessive cell overlap due to high access point power levels. As a result, client devices “stick” to the distant cell. Another culprit of Wi-Fi roaming issues is RF bleeding between floors, where clients connect to an access Read More

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6 Elements for a Successful WLAN Performance Test Bake-off

by Jeff Reedy

Since 7signal provides a vendor agnostic Wi-Fi Performance Management system, several institutions have used our solution to measure end-user experience in vendor bake-offs as they contemplate an upgrade to their WLAN.  Evaluating WLAN vendors is not easy – there are many factors to consider beyond WLAN performance tests, such as access control, WLAN/LAN integration, as Read More

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Confusing Wi-Fi Labeling Should be a Federal Offense

by Eric Camulli

I recently went computer shopping with my wife and I was astonished at how challenging it was to identify one that would fit her needs. Her requirements where not complicated: less than a grand, fast for working with Office365 applications, including OneDrive, and fast web browsing. I wasn’t surprised by these specs, as the primary Read More

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