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5 Steps to Resolve Wi-Fi Client Issues

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  IT managers that operate significant Wi-Fi networks have come to understand this maxim – the majority of Wi-Fi issues are client problems. The percentage is up for debate – some will say 60%, some 75%, and some 80%. The end users may have old (or new) software or adapters, their laptop may be full […]

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  “What just changed?” is the question Network IT Managers ask every day, and the question they have to answer for others in the organization. Everything seemed fine yesterday, or last week, or last month, but today, something has impacted Wi-Fi performance. When it comes to Wi-Fi, all types of factors come into play, and […]

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Managing Campus Wi-Fi Like a Strategic Asset

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  We are pleased to announce that 7signal has been featured as one of CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising Campus Tech Solution Providers. I was interviewed by CIOReview’s editors and below is the resulting article that they recently published. You can also link to the published  article and read it on their website here on page […]

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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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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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802.11ad and 60GHz Wi-Fi – Do You Really Care?

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  Samsung made a big deal this week about developing a way to offer reliable Wi-Fi devices using the 802.11ad standard over the 60GHz band. The issue has always been the fragile nature of these radio waves as well as the amount of power required by devices to utilize the band. But apparently Samsung has […]

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The Killer App for Wi-Fi

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  Everyone looks for the Killer App. At 7signal, we not only found the “Killer App for Wi-Fi”, but also the “App that Kills Wi-Fi.” It turns out that the Killer App is voice. Enterprises are starting to realize it is expensive and undesirable to make the desk phone the primary means for office communications. […]

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