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iBoss & The prevent duty - Prevent and Keeping children safe in education

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (The Act) was introduced to the House of Commons in November 2014 and was intended to counter the threat of terrorism and curb the threat of jihadist ideology. Further to this, The Act imposes a duty on “specified authorities” (i.e. schools, colleges, local authorities and NHS institutions) when exercising their functions, to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.

Register for the ‘This is my stop! Getting off the forklift upgrade cycle’ webinar

7th February 2017

Tuesday, February 7th @ 8am PST / 4pm GMT.

Register now and gain insights into how you can future proof your network so that you don’t need to upgrade each time your organization grows or changes.

What have we learnt from BETT 2017?

2nd February 2017 – Written by Joe Budnar-Hunt

So the BETT show has now been and gone and it has left many of us wandering, what did we learn this year. Sure, BETT was filled with all sorts of innovations in terms of intelligent classroom furniture and platforms for improving student education, but what were the key takeaways from this year’s show regarding networking.

What is the next Wi-Fi standard?

1st February 2017 – Written by Iain Vipas

Is it me, or is Wi- Fi picking up speed? 

Ruckus R Series Comparisons

The Ruckus R610 is the latest addition to the AC Phase 2 range of access points offered by Ruckus Wireless. It is marketed as their “Access Point for medium density venues” and sits firmly between the R510 and R710.

802.1Xcellent Onboarding solution With CloudPath

12th January 2017 – Written by Oliver Rance

After researching Ruckus CloudPath on the Ruckus website, it is clear to see that the security of wireless is starting to improve. It was only a couple of months ago that our MD Mark Julier stressed in his article that security was one of the factors the industry was lacking in. CloudPath has certainly attempted to tackle the problem.

It's not all about speed - Siklu Etherhaul- 500TX

Sometimes it’s not all about how fast you can reach your destination, but how reliably you can get there. Quite often we get enquiries asking for gigabit or even multi-gigabit connectivity over wireless bridges and with those high speeds comes a requirement for the links to be as reliable as possible. No one wants their remote site to lose it connectivity, it can be incredibly costly and cause huge headaches for all involved. To provide this resilience and ensured up-time, we must use frequencies and radios we know will do the job. 

DigitalAir Christmas Hours

19th December 2016

Christmas break is just around the corner! So we would just like to give our customers notice on our closing dates.

Advantages and disadvantages of 5GHz Wi-Fi bridging

8th December 2016 – Written by Peter Cronshaw

As a part of the wireless bridging team at DigitalAir Wireless I’m always asked what the advantages and disadvantages are when using 5GHz. A few years back I would say pros would out way the cons however, these lines are becoming blurred and the opposite is now coming into focus.

The All Wireless Office

23rd November 2016 – Written by Iain Vipas

Streamlining the workplace can sometimes not be as simple as we hope. With a more mobile workforce involving “hot desks” or multiple sites, companies are having to rely more and more on network infrastructure, and wireless in particular. People don’t have the time to move across the office, crawl under the desk to find the end of the network cable and plug in anymore, they want to move around the office and remain connected, all the time. 

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