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WiFi Fundamentals

All attendees at this event will receive a free 802.11ac WAP valued at $895 for their school.
Numbers are strictly limited.

Managing your school’s wireless environment can be one of the most challenging responsibilities an IT team has. Growing device numbers and ever-greater bandwidth demands means your solution needs to be working at maximum effectiveness.

To help get your school on the right path, our Network Engineer, Nathan Gibb, is putting on a free beer and pizza night to dig into the things you need to know when planning for wifi - whether it’s your current equipment, upgrades or new rollouts.

The event itself will begin with a presentation on the key elements of enterprise-grade wireless environments, explore the EduSTAR Wifi approach and its impacts, and compare it to cloud-managed alternatives designed to help boost both your productivity and your network capabilities.

Key Topics:

  • Understanding 2.4GHz and 5GHz
  • Rethinking WiFi Design
  • How environmental factors impact WiFi
  • WiFi Signal Behaviours
  • Importance of Layer 2 & 3 Infrastructure
  • WiFi Site Surveying
  • Deep dive the DET EduSTAR WiFi Solution
  • Cloud Managed Solutions & Demonstration

We'll also send you a short survey before the session to help make sure we're covering everything you need.

(Please note: while this event covers the EduSTAR solution and is primarily aimed at DET schools, there are still huge benefits in attending for staff from any school system.)

 

Getting here

Education Advantage is located at Suite 3 (Level 1), 58 Abbotsford St, West Melbourne VIC 3003, just near the corner of Spencer St. 

This location is convenient to:

  • North Melbourne station - three-minute walk 
  • The 57 tram (West Maribyrnong/Flinders St) - alight at Stop 11, Victoria & Errol Sts for a five-minute walk 
  • Footscray & Dynon Rds Citylink exits
  • You may even consider catching an Uber