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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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  Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) and Application Performance Monitoring (APM) are systems that give enterprises an end-to-end view of network performance. But do they really? I would contend that there is a gap between the systems and filling this space is…. well, air and space.  You see, without a system to continually measure this invisible […]

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Airports Get Serious About Wi-Fi Performance

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  If you’re a business traveler, then you know the critical nature of high quality wi-fi performance when your sitting at the airport waiting for a flight. So many hours waiting, such low data rates.  Speaking from personal experience, I know I am twice as productive if I can manage my inbox on my laptop […]

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  It doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing proposition when it comes to upgrading to 802.11ac. It’s likely that there are pockets of .11n on 2.4GHz that are working adequately, so why touch it? If the spectrum is relatively clean in some areas, then why worry? By delaying your upgrade to 802.11ac in certain buildings, […]

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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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In 10 Years, Will You Need WLAN Access Points?

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  In 10 years will you still be sprinkling WLAN access points across your enterprise in the thousands? Will it still be necessary to manage your own WLAN infrastructure and all of the security too? If the culture and consumer behavior continues to evolve at an accelerated rate, then I see a couple of potential […]

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