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As always, CiscoLive delivered – on a variety of levels. It all began at Paris Sunday night with dinner at Gordon Ramsay Steak with an amazing group of 7SIGNAL VIP’s from organizations like Sentera, Charter Communications and The NFL. It was quite possibly the best ribeye steak I’ve ever had. But even better was the […]

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Is Wi-Fi Coming to the HCAHPS Survey Soon?

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Any hospital administrator will tell you the importance of HCAHPS, the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey.  HCAHPS is a standardized survey tool that’s been used since 2006 to measure patients’ perspectives of hospital care. Great scores are critical because they are published for all to see, and in some cases, are […]

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Access Points Fall Short On Wi-Fi Monitoring

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Enterprise WLAN vendors have long had the ability to turn access points (APs) into Wi-Fi monitoring sensors, and recent announcements by the major vendors have renewed interest into whether this makes “sense” (no pun intended). Certainly as Wi-Fi transitions from a nice-to-have to a must-have infrastructure asset, WLAN vendors see the market need to create […]

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Confusing Wi-Fi Labeling Should be a Federal Offense

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I recently went computer shopping with my wife and I was astonished at how challenging it was to identify one that would fit her needs. Her requirements where not complicated: less than a grand, fast for working with Office365 applications, including OneDrive, and fast web browsing. I wasn’t surprised by these specs, as the primary […]

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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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The Trouble with Wi-Fi Troubleshooting!

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Your users have become pretty dependent on the wireless network, and reliable Wi-Fi performance is something they expect. But when they can’t connect, or downloads take forever they understandably, complain. Their productivity suddenly becomes your problem!

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  Here it is…the finale. Part 3 of the 3-part 802.11ac blog series. We’ve tried to give it to you straight and we hope this has been informative. 802.11ac can be complicated and again, our aim is to tell you what to expect from 802.11ac in the real world and how best to migrate to […]

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