Most of today's businesses rely on wireless internet connectivity in their day-to-day processes. Naturally, this means that their potential productivity is tied to the quality of their internet and its capability to serve the entire workforce. As a business grows it becomes more critical that its Wi-Fi setup can support it. Listed below is the process of properly scaling your network to your needs.
Macro Systems Blog
With more organizations leaning in the direction of remote connections and mobile devices, it’s no surprise that wireless Internet is such a pain point for businesses. Sometimes it can be an exercise in frustration to connect to your office’s wireless network, and you might not really know what to do about it. Listed below are some ideas to try and enhance your wireless network’s strength or signal.
There are now five bipartisan bills being considered in the United States House of Representatives, strictly intended to help put some checks on the power that modern technology giants have. Below we consider what these bills are, and why the current business environment has inspired them.
Accessibility to the Internet is a hot topic because almost everyone should be afforded Internet access at this point. The fact that some people don’t have access to the Internet places them at an extreme disadvantage. One group that has significant problems with accessibility are disabled people. What can be done about that?
Over the past several years there has been a monumental shift in the availability of tools on the Internet, and at the beginning of 2020, analysts thought that this type of service delivery would continue to grow at a swift rate. They didn’t account for a global pandemic.
Broadband Internet access is an imperative consideration for today’s world, considering how much of daily life and business is now conducted online. That being said, Internet access is still far from a given. In the United States, the Federal Communications Commission wants to work to fix this; however, to do so, they need data. To help collect this data, the FCC wants you to install a speed test application on your smartphone.
Whether you’re referring to someone's personal needs or their work-related responsibilities, the Internet has become a required component to most processes. Alas, financial limitations often make sufficient connectivity unattainable for many, which is why the Federal Communications Commission stepped in last month to provide some assistance.
If it is going to remain the most utilized Internet browser, Google Chrome always needs to have new features added to it to make it the preferable choice for most users. Recently, Chrome Actions was implemented, contributing to that goal. Let’s look at what Chrome Actions are, and how they could prove helpful.
Artificial intelligence can be utilized in numerous ways, but one way you might not have anticipated is as a means of making sure people on the Internet mind their manners. Inappropriate and rude comments are remarkably common online, so it stands to reason that many companies and developers are looking for ways to reduce them. Let’s look at what some have implemented, utilizing artificial intelligence to their advantage.
The way your business utilizes and accesses data is changing. A short time ago, you couldn’t imagine that you would have a comprehensive strategy to keep data secure when sending and receiving it wirelessly, but modern wireless transmission methods have become more secure, reliable, and fast. Below we take a look at the difference between wired and wireless connections in the modern business.
Since 1982, the technology known as the Internet of Things has provided the devices around us with greater capabilities via artificial intelligence and Internet connectivity. While this technology flew under the radar for a long time, many business functions are now relying on its benefits. Listed below are a few ways that the IoT can aid your organization.
It’s astonishing how much trust people have in Internet-based companies; they not only believe that these companies will fulfill their expectations, but that they will protect their most valuable and sensitive information. Listed below is a look at some of the data collection practices that companies use and what they do with that data.
With COVID-19 resulting in people staying at home, many telecommunications companies have started to make concessions to make life easier for their customers. Whether it is used for entertainment, work, or communication, Internet access is imperative right now, and so ISPs and cell carriers are taking steps to help facilitate this.
The dark cloud cast by COVID-19 wouldn’t seem to have very much of a silver lining, but if you look very closely, there is the faintest one there. As more and more people are practicing self isolation, remote work has become a more pressing requirement. In response, many Internet service providers and mobile data carriers are putting changes in place that actually resemble net neutrality.
The establishment of Wi-Fi as a tool has been revolutionary for society. With mobile carriers instituting data caps, and more people utilizing mobile devices to access the ever-increasing ecosystem of content, Wi-Fi hotspots have become more than just convenient tools, they have become a staple for businesses and individuals from all over the world.
Slow Internet may be an inconvenience in any case, but it has an especially negative impact on the workplace. Technology should enhance your operational efficiency, but if your solutions depend on a connection to the Internet, any problem there can effectively bring your productivity to a halt. Let's go over a few of the most common problems that might be slowing down your connection, and perhaps tip you off to the issue.
Chances are that you know what a URL is, but if you don't: it is the address of a website. It usually starts with “http//:” or “https://” and directs the Internet browser on where the user would like to surf. What you need to always be aware of is that these days a threat can be created by manipulating the URL.
5G will eventually arrive; it’s just a matter of “when” it will arrive. It feels like we’ve been saying that 5G will arrive soon for a while, but the fact remains that it’s not here... Still, the ambiguity surrounding 5G, or the “Fifth Generation” of wireless networking, can get be bit baffling. Below we will help you clear up any confusion you may have about 5G so you can be aware of what this technology might hold.
Were you one the 55.3 percent of employees who took their work devices on the road during this holiday season? Odds are that if you have employees who find it difficult to complete their duties in the office, they’ll take it home with them over the holidays to ensure they don’t fall behind. However, they could potentially be exposing critical data to risk by doing this.
Chrome 70 is a perfect example of how divisive technology can be. A few of the changes have people excited about some benefits to security, but others are concerned that Chrome will no longer be as secure or as user-friendly. Below we'll review some of the changes coming with Chrome 70 and you can decide for yourself.