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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 […]

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5 Key Mobile Experience Metrics for Enterprises

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At 7signal we’ve discovered about 50% of the problems affecting the mobile experience that enterprises find with our EyeQ Performance Management software has little to do with Wi-Fi.  You can spend a lot of time looking at spectrum analysis, channel utilization and other RF metrics without understanding why users are having a bad mobile experience […]

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Guest Wi-Fi Shouldn’t Feel So Unwelcoming

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I’ve been beta testing 7signal’s Mobile Eye for iOS for a few weeks now by taking Wi-Fi performance readings everywhere I go. The iPhone app measures ping, throughput, web page download speed and will also calculate a MOS score for VoIP testing. I enjoy logging into the EyeQ platform and tracking the history. It’s also […]

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5 Steps to Resolve Wi-Fi Client Issues

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  IT managers that operate significant Wi-Fi networks have come to understand this maxim – the majority of Wi-Fi issues are client problems. The percentage is up for debate – some will say 60%, some 75%, and some 80%. The end users may have old (or new) software or adapters, their laptop may be full […]

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Managing Campus Wi-Fi Like a Strategic Asset

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  We are pleased to announce that 7signal has been featured as one of CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising Campus Tech Solution Providers. I was interviewed by CIOReview’s editors and below is the resulting article that they recently published. You can also link to the published  article and read it on their website here on page […]

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Is Retail Wi-Fi Ready for the Holidays?

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  Black Friday is right around the corner and retailers are gearing up for what they hope is a happy and profitable holiday season. Everybody knows that traditional retail continues to battle against the Amazon’s of the world. The term ‘showrooming’ refers to consumers who get a look at products in-store, then buy online. To […]

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The Wi-Fi Experience All Boils Down To WLAN Speed

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What makes a great wireless experience? Is it a high connection rate? Perhaps it’s a low percentage of packet loss.  Maybe it’s a combination of  high beacon availability, low ping round trip time, high throughput and a low number of retransmissions. The answer is, “Yes.”  All of these metrics and many others, contribute to a […]

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