Wireless Network Expansion Tech Briefing—March 2014

Note: This article was originally published on our website in March 2014 and is being added to this blog for historical purposes.

With the completion of all the upgrades in January we are now focusing on the following activities:

  1. We are performing various activities around the optimization of the wireless network:
    • We are tuning the wireless access points to try an encourage clients to the 5Ghz band instead of the 2.4Ghz
    • We are replacing select wireless access points with internal omnidirectional antennas to wireless access points with external directional in some situations
    • Adjusting radio power as needed
  2. We are working with the Cisco Prime management software and performing data collection and analysis on the wireless network
  3. We are starting to test the outdoor Wi-Fi, the outdoor Wi-Fi radios can be seen on the roof of the Computing Center Building
  4. We started posting some statistics on the wireless network at:

Network Dashboard

 

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