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Airtight Networks has cracked the code on how to deliver meaningful customer experiences specific to each individual through the delivery of personalized analytics in real time. Understanding individual customer behaviors can now be driven by actionable data. Businesses are always looking at ways to improve sales and efficiency. AirTight analytics provide answers to common questions like:
- How long does each customer stay and shop?
- How often do they come in?
- How effective are my marketing campaigns?
Managed Service, Retail, WiFi Access
EarthLink launched its Secure WiFi™ service in the US, with the official announcement out yesterday: EarthLink Launches New Secure WiFi Service, Featuring Integrated Security, Customer Analytics and Social Media
Check out the news coverage following the announcement:
Managed Service, WiFi Access
This is part 2 of the 2-part series on the managed service provider model in Wi-Fi. Click here for part 1.
Is Wi-Fi Ready for MSPs?
An important consideration when offering Wi-Fi as a managed service is whether or not the Wi-Fi solution you will choose is designed for it, both from the technical and business aspects. There’s far more to the selection process than meets the eye, and a few (of many) requirements might include:
This is part 1 on our two-part MSP series. Part 1 focuses on the basics of the MSP delivery, while part 2 will discuss how to make this model work for you.
Nothing’s much has changed since I last blogged about Wi-Fi managed services almost a year ago, other than that I now work for a different manufacturer. The reason for the longer-than-expected ramp-up time is that Wi-Fi manufacturers (in general) haven’t yet adequately equipped their channel partners to take advantage of this market trend. The slow ramp-up is over, and it looks like it’s a land grab of epic proportion… starting… NOW. For those of you waiting on the sidelines, it’s time to get in the game.
Market Drivers for MSPs
As the challenges of delivering high-performance wireless access networks in the face of exploding user demands become ever more daunting to the average IT guy, midmarket CIOs are still having a difficult time of adequately staffing their IT organization. Gartner and I both still believe that midmarket companies should consider using Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to solve this problem.