Scheduled Upgrade? Here's How to Prepare.

Posted by Wade Kology on May 15, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Equipment upgrades are a necessary and unavoidable part of business. One type of business that has to keep a close watch on upgrades is the retail sector. Industry standards dictate that point of sale systems will be upgraded or even replaced on average once every three years. And, the requirements for upgrading a system's security software? Even more aggressive. They typically adhere to a semiannual or even quarterly upgrade schedule.

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Topics: Equipment Upgrade, Integration, Point of sales, Scheduled Upgrade

IT Infrastructure Upgrades Require Thoughtful Consideration.

Posted by Wade Kology on May 8, 2017 7:00:00 AM

IT infrastructure is the lifeblood of a retailer's ability to do business. Every commercial operation has its own specific needs and challenges, and when it's time to coordinate an organization-wide upgrade, the size of the company will dictate how their IT integration partner approaches the project. As this partner oversees the installation and maintenance of all hardware and software, they should provide the same amount of planning and consideration for both regional and national retail chains.

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Topics: IT Infrastructure, Maintenance, Integration, Point of sales

MiFis and Neighbors and Rogues, Oh My!

Posted by Erik Nymo on Feb 22, 2017 2:34:35 PM

As enterprises wander down the yellow brick road towards the Wi-Fi Emerald City, they are bound to encounter some unpleasant characters in the form of unwanted wireless signals within their sites. When we perform Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) verification testing at our clients' sites, we see them. Lots of them. This blog will provide an introduction to understanding how to identify and classify unwanted signals, as well as what to do when you find them.

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Topics: wi-fi

Delivering Truly Fast Wi-Fi

Posted by Erik Nymo on Feb 22, 2017 12:50:37 PM

A fellow WLAN Specialist here at Bailiwick, Lucas Miller, shared an article from Boundless, Aerohive’s digital magazine with me (thanks Luke!). That got me thinking more about how we deliver WLAN deployments to our enterprise clients. What do we do to make it a “fast” delivery? Let’s explore...

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Topics: wi-fi