The State of Wi-Fi Report | 2018 - Open Reality

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The State of Wi-Fi Report | 2018

In recent years, the demands on Wi-Fi networks have increased exponentially as Wi-Fi becomes the de-facto carrier for Cloud, IoT, video, and cellular data offloading. But are wireless networks coping with these increasing pressures? And how do organisations go about wireless design, troubleshooting and optimisation?

The State of Wi-Fi Report, compiled from survey responses of wireless professionals from around the world, examines the day-to-day challenges of maintaining and optimising a Wi-Fi network, as well as the trends and technologies that will shape wireless network management moving forward.

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Report Highlights

Wi-Fi is business critical: over half of organisations check the Wi-Fi network status several times a day or more.

Site surveys as standard: 98% of organisations conduct a wireless site survey before or after installation.

Emerging trends: the three biggest trends predicted to take off in 2018 are the Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud Managed Wi-Fi, and Dual 5GHz Radios.


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