Wi-Fi Troubleshooting: How to Fault Find a Wi-Fi Network

Wi-Fi Troubleshooting is a specialist networking discipline all of its own. Over the years we have dealt with a large amount of bugs in controller code, old drivers on devices, chipsets that can’t roam properly, interference, rogue APs causing interference, incorrectly configured equipment and so on – the list of possible reasons for faults is a long[…]
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How to Build better Hotel Wi-Fi

Have you ever stayed in a hotel and the Wi-Fi wasn't great? I'll bet the answer is an unqualified yes. I've traveled quite a lot for work, which has given me plenty of opportunity to sample the delights of hotel Wi-Fi. It can be a bit of an inconvenience when you're travelling and you can't access your email - when you need to work and have some urgent[…]
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Wi-Fi Channel Power: Not all Channels are the Same

When designing a new wireless network, RF power levels are often overlooked or misunderstood. Depending on the type of deployment, power levels can have a great impact on client performance and reliability.
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Warehouse Wi-Fi - Best Practice

Warehouses have very special requirements when it comes to providing Wi-Fi coverage, for a whole host of reasons. They are a challenging environment in RF terms - there's often high ceilings, lots and lots of metal racking, RF attenuation is constantly changing (shelves filling and emptying, forklifts moving loads around and so on) and small devices[…]
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Improve Wi-Fi Performance: 5 Principles of Elastic Wi-Fi

Elastic Wi-Fi. It’s probably not a term you’ve heard before in relation to wireless and WiFi. I’m going to run through some principles I’ve learnt over a few years in the business to help you improve Wi-Fi performance, but first, I’ll digress...
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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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Software Defined Networking: Explained

There’s multiple challenges in designing, deploying and maintaining a network environment. We can’t go through all these in one blog  - there’s just too many, but in this blog, we’re going to have a quick run though on those that SDN (Software Defined Networking) can help solve. 
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Free eBook: Top 8 Secrets to Great Wi-Fi.

FREE eBook Download: Top 8 Secrets to Great Wi-Fi We all love Wi-Fi these days – whether at work, travelling or just at home with Netflix. Wi-Fi has become both ubiquitous and something we truly rely on for our day-to-day work; it’s become business critical for many companies.
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30 Technical Wi-Fi Thoughts

Friend and colleague, George Stefanick is will known in Wi-Fi circles.  George has provided us with a pretty concise list of a lot of the gotchas in Wi-Fi design - have a read of the full blog for an interesting walk through George's Top 30 Technical Wi-Fi thoughts.
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The Importance of AP Placement for Wireless Phone Roaming

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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