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  In part 2 of this 3-part blog series, we strip away the hype and expose hidden details that WLAN vendors gloss over, or perhaps leave out.  Our aim is to tell you what to expect from 802.11ac in the real world and how best to migrate to it as your device population shifts to […]

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  In part 1 of this 3-part blog series, we strip away the hype and expose hidden details that WLAN vendors gloss over, or perhaps leave out.  Our aim is to tell you what to expect from 802.11ac in the real world and how best to migrate to it as your device population shifts to […]

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Wi-Fi Bracketology

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  I stared at my bracket this year with the usual hopelessness. Then I realized I had been on a lot of these campuses recently, so I felt connected with a lot of schools. There are a lot of universities that have deployed 7signal’s Wi-Fi Performance Management system in the last year. So I thought […]

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Apple Watch Could Bring Your 2.4GHz Wi-Fi To Its Knees

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Like many of you, I followed the live blog of Apple’s Spring Forward event on Monday and then watched the keynote to boot. Yes, I’ve been an iPhone, iPad and iMac user for years, but I’m not a fanboy who hands over his money to Apple every time they flash a shiny new object. However, […]

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WLAN Access Points Only Hear Half the Story

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  In a previous article, we discussed the importance of passive testing to understand how end-users are experiencing the Wi-Fi network. Some of you may be thinking that access points can do the same thing. In fact, they do collect some of the same information that 7signal’s Sapphire Eye does. However, there are several advantages […]

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Internet Of Things Will Transform Customer Service

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When we refer to the Internet of Things today, our first inclination may be to imagine a device around the home connected to a mobile app that provides us statistical information regarding usage. This has rapidly morphed into a control app, allowing us the ability to modify a set of parameters based on said statistics, […]

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  Last week 7signal attended the mother-of-all healthcare IT trade shows… the HIMSS Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. We met many people who were interested in learning more about our Wi-Fi performance management system for healthcare facilities. It was easy for attendees to understand and relate to our solution because, quite frankly, the public Wi-Fi […]

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