Cisco Works to Make SickKids Foundation’s Network Better
The network and phone system for the largest charitable funder of child health research in Canada—SickKids Foundation—was ailing. From dropped calls to poor voice quality to unexpected downtime, SickKids Foundation’s phone system was causing a lot of frustration among donors. SickKids Foundation depends on backers to fund their charity and employees realize that donor frustration […]
Updating the Company that Updates the Home
As the world’s largest appliance maker, Whirlpool Corporation knows a thing or two about innovations. But the company recently looked at its factories’ mixed networking devices and realized that their backend infrastructure needed some innovating too. An unstable wireless network set-up was costing the company money, was difficult to troubleshoot and simply could not keep […]
Tips on Getting the Most from the Apple Watch and Your Wireless Network
Since the release of Apple watch in April 2015, a considerable amount of articles have been published on the features of the watch and how it connects to the iPhone through either Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. Unlike those pieces, this article analyzes the impact of the Apple watch on the wireless network. The Apple watch is […]
#Ciscochat: CMX Analytics Creating Personalized Mobile Experiences
Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) Analytics helps you create personalized mobile experiences for mobile end users and gain operational efficiency with location-based services. CMX Analytics lets you tap into the visitors connected lifestyle and provide relevant mobile content while gaining meaningful data. Cisco CMX Analytics allows mobile customers to connect through your onsite Wi-Fi. It opens a direct channel of […]
Best Practices for Effective Technology Deployment in Education
Technology is all the rage in education circles. But correctly deploying mobile technology takes more than talk. Without a clear path, schools and districts can make common mistakes that hamstring their efforts. In a recent article “Ten Barriers to Technology Adoption”, Travis Allen, president and CEO of iSchool Initiative, explains the common issues he sees […]
Order Up! The Cisco Aironet 1850 AP is Now Available!
During the Cisco Live! event in San Diego, CA, the Aironet 1850 Access Point was unveiled to the public. Now Cisco has followed up the device’s debut and has announced the orderability and the shipping of the Aironet 1850 AP. A perfect fit for any small or medium-sized networks, the Cisco Aironet 1850 AP is […]
Cisco and Illinois School District Make Learning Fun
Morris (IL) Elementary School District 54 had a problem. The district had recently purchased and outfitted their students with 450 Chromebooks...
Miercom Agrees: Cisco Controllers with Dynamic Bandwidth Selection are the Tops
Cisco recently introduced another addition to its Radio Resource Management (RRM) algorithm – Dynamic Bandwidth Selection (DBS). Previously, controllers only had the ability to automatically assign channels and power levels, while the AP channel widths were manually assigned for each AP Group. A choice of 20MHz, 40MHz, or 80MHz channel widths were offered within the […]
Miercom Verified: The Cisco 5520 Wireless Controller is Ready for Your Next Generation of Wireless Networks!
Businesses around the world are moving their focus from Mobile Apps to Mobile Experience. With Wi-Fi extending reliable coverage into public places, your users are going to expect the same service from you—a dependable high-speed user experience. The problem is, user devices are increasingly demanding more bandwidth. How are you going to meet that demand? […]