WiFi Calling is set to eliminate those in-building mobile phone dead zones, but is your wireless network ready?
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Even in cellular 4G hot zones like central London, mobile phone coverage in buildings can often be poor to non-existent, so WiFi Calling allows you to make and receive calls on your smart phone over your wireless network. The following mobile operators are already making use of this feature:
•O2 have a Smart Phone app called TuGo
•EE, as you have seen advertised by Kevin Bacon on the Tube, have enable smartphones to automatically use WiFi for calls.
•Three also have the ability to make calls over WiFi.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Acquisition Expected to Bolster Fortinet’s Secure Wireless Solutions, Add Enterprise Customers, and Expand Total Addressable Market
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Deploying the latest Gigabit speed 802.11ac WiFi to an ever increasing number of devices and demanding users, isn't as simple as you might think. There are a number of pitfalls.
Here are 5 things you need to consider before you start.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
I can’t remember how long I have been talking about Wireless IP Telephony, it really does seem like an eternity. And there lies the issue, we are all good at talking about it and the benefits it can deliver, but very few IT professionals are truly embracing it and providing an environment where employees can benefit from only have one telephony device.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Now that Gigabit WiFi (802.11ac) has landed - making WiFi as fast and as reliable as a wired connection, Building Zones are celebrating by giving away £50 to every authorised 802.11ac (WiFi) lead we receive between now and the end of the year - plus a £5 donation to Charity.
The Building Zones Referral Programme is designed to reward everyone who introduces new prospects to us - from offices, conference centre's, Hospital's, School's and Universities - all crying out for decent, reliable WiFi.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
With the number of devices being brought into the workplace reaching close to 3 per employee, there are many advantages of enabling a BYOD culture inside your organisation – from increased productivity and lowered costs through to improved employee collaboration and satisfaction. But as is always the case with advantages, there comes many challenges including data security, loss of control and a lack of consistent policy enforcement not to mention the undeniable strain that is being placed on your network.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Building Zones has been installing Meru Networks WiFi solutions for over 5 years, deploying large scale networks for Skype, BDP, Foster & Partners, RFIB and Fulwood Academy to name a few.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
If I had a pound for every time an IT professional told me that they will not install Enterprise WiFi because it is insecure, unreliable and slow, I would be a rich man relaxing on my own desert island.
The problem is that most Enterprise wireless networks are badly designed and provide a very poor user experience. However, with more and more devices hitting the market place without a wired network card and the expectations of the workforce, enterprise WiFi is here to stay and it better damn well work.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
You may not know this but many schools are adopting technology at a faster pace than businesses.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Many of our clients start to plan their WLAN upgrade by looking at what they have already, which for many means Cisco. In this new paper from Building Zones, we put Cisco side by side with Meru Networks’ corporate WiFi solutions to fully understand the differences. Download the paper here.