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Quality Wi-Fi Becoming a Hotel Commodity

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In this article entitled, Life After Free WiFi posted on Hospitalitynet.org, Jason Jeffreys reports that only 64% of hotels offer free Wi-Fi. I posted a link to this article on Twitter and received an amusing response from @DanShappir who responded, “wonder if other 36% also charge for electricity, water & TV.” In fact, it does […]

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  WLAN infrastructure costs millions of dollars to install and support. The reason for the investment is obvious as more wireless devices are hitting the workplace every year. The proliferation of BYOD and the Internet of Things is growing exponentially, so a coherent strategy as well as careful planning are absolutely required.  Here are few […]

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  Challenge: Today’s university students carry multiple mobile devices and expect to be able to connect seamlessly to wireless networks. As a result, many institutions of higher learning, both public and private, are struggling to keep pace with growing bandwidth and connectivity requirements given limited technical resources and constrained budgets. The University of Northern Iowa […]

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7signal recently surveyed over 200 full-time college students to ask them their attitudes about technology, specifically the Wi-Fi on campus. Some fascinating statistic were compiled, which we will review here. We set out to learn how important Wi-Fi was to student success and we were quite shocked by the stats once the results started rolling […]

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Quicken Loans graciously offers tours of their headquarters in Detroit. It’s an amazing place, which certainly lines up with their slogan, “Engineered to Amaze.” They’ve created a unique culture that promotes openness and transparency. However, when we stopped to visit with the folks at their Social Media Command Center, I was both intrigued and impressed. […]

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At the Campus Technology Forum that recently took place in Long Beach, CA we met both educators and IT professionals who were interested in learning more about how technology could help both students and professors in the classroom.  There was a keynote that I found to be extremely interesting, which was the last one of […]

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    You’ve heard it before, it’s the Age of Customer Connectedness. But what does this really mean for IT departments?  If you think it means you are burdened with managing more devices on the network, then you’re missing the big picture.  With the consumerization of IT comes a power shift. And this power shift […]

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