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Educating Wi-Fi

July 8th, 2014 by Open Reality

Student Laptop ThumbHas your wireless network made the grade this academic year or are re-sits required this summer?

Wi-Fi planning will immediately boost the effectiveness of your wireless network.

With complete coverage visibility, you can be sure that students and teaching staff have the network access they need – and expect – to complete course work and to enjoy campus life to the full when they return in the autumn.

Download the free Ekahau HeatMapper

…and see for yourself how effective your wireless campus network is – or could be!

Use Ekahau HeatMapper immediately to:

  • Show Wi-Fi coverage on a map
  • Locate all access points
  • View accessible wireless hotspots placed on a map
  • Map signal strength based on user positions – ideal for public areas
  • Detect security settings and finds open networks
  • Save maps to use again

And then plan for success!

What is HeatMapper?

HeatMapper is a stripped-down version of Ekahau Site Survey (ESS), which is proven to be the best Wi-Fi planning, verification, troubleshooting tool for schools, colleges and universities across the UK.

Who’s using it already?

The likes of University of Liverpool, Exeter University, and City of Glasgow College use Ekahau to ensure wireless user experience and support BYOD campus wide.

Using Ekahau has saved the network team hours and hundreds of pounds and enabled the establishments to offer unrivalled mobility, which is essential as universities vie for student numbers from home and overseas

HeatMapper is free and designed for education, as well as home and small office to get a better understanding of the status of current wireless coverage and to plan for future needs.

Ekahau supports 802.11n, as well as a/b/g.

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