Wi-Fi Troubleshooting: How to Review a Wi-Fi Installation - Part 1

We are getting more and more requests to review Wi-Fi networks which aren't quite meeting the specification. Many customers are finding that companies which don't truly understand Wi-Fi - or how to make it work - have deployed their network and are either incapable of making it work or don't care. 
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Wi-Fi Troubleshooting: How to Gather Evidence for a Wi-Fi Review: Part 2

Wi-Fi reviews are not the easiest of things. Unlike fault finding most networking, Wi-Fi has the added complexity of RF - and all those multitude of clients. In this blog, we'll take a measured run through on where to start in your fault finding journey.
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New Technology: Wi-Fi 6E and 6GHz Explained

The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced the name for the upcoming standard for the introduction of the 6GHz band to Wi-Fi. This will be a major, major update to Wi-Fi and be transformational to all Wi-Fi users. Read more below on the introduction of 6GHz to the Wi-Fi band: Wi-Fi 6E.   This blog is some of my musings on what might be – like most Wi-Fi[…]
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Cheapest vs Best Value Wi-Fi Design

In the wireless industry, price is a large factor of the vendor you choose. Rightly so, of course - if you are spending on a product, you want the best value! However, a Wi-Fi design, survey and heatmaps are not an off the shelf product. 
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Wi-Fi Phone Dropouts

Today's businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on reliable voice over Wi-Fi services. Correct AP placement and RF design are of utmost importance.
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Wi-Fi Design: Increasing Access Point Density

One of the most common issues we see when fixing up poor performing Wi-Fi networks, is lack of APs. Sufficient AP density and placement are the basics of proper Wi-Fi RF Design.
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Top Challenges for University CIOs

There is no doubt that for the average CIO of a University that there are some major challenges to take a look at. Concentrating your time and effort to where its most needed is of course sensible and brings the most reward.  The question is – what are those challenges? 
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Cisco Hyperlocation

We've been building Wi-Fi networks to meet Real Time Location Grade (RTLS) for quite a while now. Depending on how the APs are laid out, and the network tuned, typical accuracy achieved can be sub 5m in location accuracy. Any location solution based upon Wi-Fi has some variance in accuracy between areas though. Some RTLS vendors support the use of[…]
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Cisco Access Points – Naming standards

When you're installing a new wireless network, there's a lot of variables and decisions you need to make, right out of the gate. Some decisions work just fine with small installations, but just don't scale to larger ones. One such decision is the way in which you name your Cisco Access Points.  
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AP Placement - Location Grade Wi-Fi Tracking

Here we review how the typical AP layout for location grade WLAN is laid out - but also take a look at the Cisco Hyperlocation module and how that might help you achieve the highest levels of location accuracy.
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