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Apple Watch Could Bring Your 2.4GHz Wi-Fi To Its Knees

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Like many of you, I followed the live blog of Apple’s Spring Forward event on Monday and then watched the keynote to boot. Yes, I’ve been an iPhone, iPad and iMac user for years, but I’m not a fanboy who hands over his money to Apple every time they flash a shiny new object. However, […]

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WLAN Access Points Only Hear Half the Story

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  In a previous article, we discussed the importance of passive testing to understand how end-users are experiencing the Wi-Fi network. Some of you may be thinking that access points can do the same thing. In fact, they do collect some of the same information that 7signal’s Sapphire Eye does. However, there are several advantages […]

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Internet Of Things Will Transform Customer Service

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When we refer to the Internet of Things today, our first inclination may be to imagine a device around the home connected to a mobile app that provides us statistical information regarding usage. This has rapidly morphed into a control app, allowing us the ability to modify a set of parameters based on said statistics, […]

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  Last week 7signal attended the mother-of-all healthcare IT trade shows… the HIMSS Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. We met many people who were interested in learning more about our Wi-Fi performance management system for healthcare facilities. It was easy for attendees to understand and relate to our solution because, quite frankly, the public Wi-Fi […]

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  Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) and Application Performance Monitoring (APM) are systems that give enterprises an end-to-end view of network performance. But do they really? I would contend that there is a gap between the systems and filling this space is…. well, air and space.  You see, without a system to continually measure this invisible […]

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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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