As more and more business become wireless-first, where teams are untethered from their desks, the need to have great Wi-Fi has never been as important. Wi-Fi 6 technology is here and its truly a game-changer for businesses. When implemented correctly, the user experience is equal to or better than that of physical network connections.
There are several benefits of Wi-Fi 6 compared to the last generation of Wi-Fi.
1. Increased Speed and Bandwidth: The improved internet speed and bandwidth of Wi-Fi 6 technology are a major advantage for small businesses. Employees can upload, download, and stream large files much more quickly than with previous versions of Wi-Fi. This results in increased productivity, as employees spend less time waiting for files to load and more time working on their tasks.
2. Improved Capacity and Performance: With the ability to handle more devices simultaneously, Wi-Fi 6 technology is perfect for small businesses with multiple employees and devices. This feature ensures that everyone can connect to the network without experiencing any slowdowns or interruptions. Additionally, Wi-Fi 6 reduces latency and improves network efficiency, leading to faster and more reliable connections.
3. Enhanced Security: Wi-Fi 6 comes with improved security features, including WPA3 encryption, which provides enhanced protection against cyber-attacks and hackers. This is especially important for small businesses that deal with sensitive data, such as financial or medical records.
4. Better Battery Life for Devices: Wi-Fi 6 includes a feature called Target Wake Time (TWT), which reduces the amount of time devices need to stay awake to communicate with the network. This leads to improved battery life for devices, making it perfect for small businesses with many mobile devices. Employees can focus on their work without worrying about their devices running out of power.
All the major network vendors have created products that leverage Wi-Fi 6, and the technology is becoming the gold standard in businesses and residential homes alike.
In summary, the benefits of Wi-Fi 6 technology for businesses are numerous and significant. It's increased speed, capacity, and performance, improved security features, better battery life for devices, are all factors that contribute to increased productivity and overall success of your business. Which is why at Calystro, we've standardized on this technology for our managed network product.
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