Is your wi-fi a pain in the class?

Is your wi-fi a pain in the class?

If you recognise the following symptoms, you could be the one in every two education decision makers suffering from Wi-Fi stress disorder. Ignoring the symptoms can lead to long-term damage to digital learning initiatives and your mental health.

So what are the pains, strains and impacts? And how can you cure them?

Is your wi-fi a pain in the class?

A strain on resource

89% find connecting BYOD devices difficult – 72% even with school owned devices

89%

find connecting BYOD devices difficult – 72% even with school owned devices

87% are not happy with sorting out troubleshooting efficiently

87%

are not happy with sorting out troubleshooting efficiently

4/5 say there’s room for improvement with simplicity of management

4/5

say there’s room for improvement with simplicity of management

Diagnosis. Your Wi-Fi onboarding is too complex, and your network management platform too laborious – costing you valuable time. Diagnosis. Your Wi-Fi onboarding is too complex, and your network management platform too laborious – costing you valuable time.

Diagnosis

Your Wi-Fi onboarding is too complex, and your network management platform too laborious – costing you valuable time.

A lack of control

82% lack visibility of user activities and devices on the network

82%

lack visibility of user activities and devices on the network

75% of schools encourage BYOD - but only 42% have necessary controls in place

75%

of schools encourage BYOD - but only 42% have necessary controls in place

A lack of visibility of apps, users and devices keeps you in the dark when it comes to controlling network usage and performance – 1 torrent user could be the unknown reason for your network being on its knees. A lack of visibility of apps, users and devices keeps you in the dark when it comes to controlling network usage and performance – 1 torrent user could be the unknown reason for your network being on its knees.

Diagnosis

A lack of visibility of apps, users and devices keeps you in the dark when it comes to controlling network usage and performance – 1 torrent user could be the unknown reason for your network being on its knees.

Spiralling costs

78% are unhappy with their ability to control the cost of their Wi-Fi

78%

are unhappy with their ability to control the cost of their Wi-Fi

Your architecture likely lacks scalability – not all solutions allow you to keep on adding Access Points as you grow. Your architecture likely lacks scalability – not all solutions allow you to keep on adding Access Points as you grow.

Diagnosis

Your architecture likely lacks scalability – not all solutions allow you to keep on adding Access Points as you grow.

Resource cure

Make your network practically run itself by streamlining access and utilizing management offerings that let you connect thousands of staff and student devices to the network in minutes.

Control cure

Get back in control by limiting network access based on user, device type, location or time of day – as well as block unwanted apps, which cost your school time and money.

Cost cure

Manage costs better by equipping yourself with the right system architecture and a pay-as-you-grow approach. It will help you to avoid nasty surprises and ensure a low all-round total cost of ownership.

Aerohive

Aerohive is helping the education sector free themselves from complex, resource-intensive and costly demands of Wi-Fi.

Discover how we can do the same for you.

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