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How to Stimulate the Wireless Economy

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According to RCRWireless, the global mobile workforce is set to increase to 1.87 billion people or 42.5% of the global workforce in 2022, up from 38.8% in 2016.  But this stat is not just about working remotely or collaboratively. It’s a reflection of what’s required in order to compete in what Andrew Seybold refers to […]

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According to our customer base comprising of over 150 hospitals, universities and enterprises, 80% of WLAN issues reported to the IT Help Desk are due to Wi-Fi device performance problems. Meaning, the network looks fine, it’s your device. It’s frustrating to the Help Desk because handheld devices, whether they be smartphones, tablets or laptops feel […]

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WifiTrek 2016 from New Orleans has come to a close, but not before some incredible presentations from innovative professionals and vendors and took the stage and dazzled us with their Wi-Fi knowledge and wisdom. WifiTrek is hosted by CWNP, the organization responsible for training and certifying Wi-Fi network engineers. The annual gathering brings industry experts together to discuss […]

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In part 1 of our blog on RF automation, we began to compare Cisco and Aruba’s RF automation features using 7signal’s system of Sapphire Eyes and Mobile Eyes for Wi-Fi performance Management. We looked at power levels and channel balance. Today, we are going to continue our comparison by taking a closer look at channel stability, […]

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Wi-Fi RF automation is a hot topic. Not because it’s new (it’s not) but because there are strong believers and non-believers. The discussion lacks facts and measurement data, which we will cover in this 2-part blog. 7signal worked in cooperation with Avans University of Applied Science to characterize 802.11ac Wi-Fi performance and behavior in their environment. […]

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  When dealing with network performance, it is often the case that we get lost in the technical details – how fast can I push data through this network? What are the delays like? How many packets are being lost? Those details are relatively easy to understand and measure, yet they don’t give a complete […]

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Controlling Beacons Boosts Wi-Fi Performance!

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No matter what kind of Wi-Fi access point you have, it sends beacons. Beacons consume airtime and erode the capacity of your network. Configuring your beacons properly has a significant impact on how your network performs.

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