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Millennials and the Mobile-First Workplace

Most people would agree that the prevalence of mobile technology is now influencing every aspect of our lives, including the way we work. And it definitely isn’t breaking news that Millennials are currently the most tech-fluent generation within the workforce. But how exactly are Millennials [...]

By |November 17th, 2015|
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Around The World With Wi-Fi: 5 Travel Tips to Stay Connected

“Wee-Fee,” "Wei-Fei,” “Wye-Fye”: Everyone pronounces it differently, but no matter what corner of the globe you’re in, everybody needs it. In fact, in the last few years the use of Wi-Fi and other wireless Internet services to keep us connected has become a basic need [...]

By |November 12th, 2015|
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Hospitality Technology In Action: Can ‘Big Data’ Lead to Higher Guest Satisfaction?

Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) 2015 Last month, in the beautiful, sunny city of Nice in France, I was lucky enough to attend the Hotel Technology Next Generation conference, (HTNG). A non-profit trade association founded in 2002, the conference gathers senior technology executives from the [...]

By |November 10th, 2015|
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LTE-U: Friend or Foe?

Over the past few months the telecommunications world has seen multiple articles on the advantages of LTE-U, an option for LTE Advanced that would operate in the unlicensed radio spectrum also used by Wi-Fi. At face value, this sounds like a reasonable proposition. Key supporters [...]

By |November 5th, 2015|
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EasyPass Personal: A Look Under the Hood

Xirrus’ announcement of EasyPass Personal on October 8 has generated extensive interest. That’s because it delivers a much-needed solution for the security and connection challenges seen on many Wi-Fi networks today. To fully appreciate the benefits of this product, let’s take a closer look at [...]

By |November 3rd, 2015|
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Subpar Networks Exposed By Apple’s Wi-Fi Assist

By now you probably know that on September 16, Apple released its long-awaited iOS 9 update. Who knows - maybe you’ve already made the switch! As with past updates, most of the features on iOS 9 range from the conventional and expected to the super [...]

By |October 29th, 2015|
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“Free” Is Not Enough: Transforming the Public Wi-Fi Experience

In the last several months we’ve seen many big travel businesses like hotels, cruise ships and airlines talk about providing free Wi-Fi to guests and travelers. But before jumping up and down with excitement, we should consider – what exactly are we getting with “free” [...]

By |October 27th, 2015|
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IoT: Do You Know Your Wave Terminology?

I wake to the sound of my smartphone, which has assessed the correct time for me to start my day by monitoring my circadian rhythm. I then jump in my smartshower, which already knows what water temperature I like, and can also sense when I’m [...]

By |October 22nd, 2015|
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A Very Brief History of Wi-Fi

Here at Xirrus, we’re constantly analyzing how Wi-Fi is changing and what we can expect for the technology’s future. But before we can look ahead to where Wi-Fi is going, we must first look at where it has been. Way back in 1985, when Wham! [...]

By |October 20th, 2015|
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It’s Not The Lousy Pillows Keeping You up All Night, It’s The Lousy Wi-Fi!

Did you spend so much on the last Wi-Fi upgrade that your hotel has to buy the cheapest foam pillows? And yet you still complain about poor Wi-Fi – what’s a guy to do? I did a Google search today for “hotel Wi-Fi sucks.” Google [...]

By |October 15th, 2015|