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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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Whoa, what a busy month September turned out to be. I am only now just catching my breath. The first of what will be annual CWNP conference was held in beautiful Raleigh, NC September 22-24 and had quite a nice turn out. 7signal was a show sponsor. Talks have already begun on holding the event […]

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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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Top 15 WLAN Issues Found in the Field by 7signal

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  Over the last couple years, 7signal has helped dozens of organizations identify and fix WLAN issues.  We use a proven methodology that includes benchmarking, measuring, analyzing, optimizing and verifying.  We are often asked, “What are the top WLAN issues you see and help fix?” So that you don’t feel so alone in your plight, […]

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  After all the effort invested in selecting a WLAN vendor and planning an Enterprise wireless LAN, many customers underestimate the importance of antenna selection and careful placement, and end up settling for lower performance than they were expecting. The purpose of this guide is to give you a straightforward and not overly technical overview […]

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Is 802.11ac the Fastest Path to Better Wi-Fi?

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  With all the hype surrounding 802.11ac you might be led to believe it’s the only way to get more bandwidth. With only one 11ac radio and one 11n radio for nearly twice the price of an 11n AP, it may well be the most expensive way to boost WLAN bandwidth, but it is certainly […]

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