RF-Works Culture

The Top Secret Recipe for “Wireless Done Right™”

2020-04-08T20:56:41+00:00May 1st, 2019|

The Top Secret Recipe for “Wireless Done Right™” By Jim Holt   Somewhere inscribed in pencil on a yellowed piece of paper inside a Louisville, Kentucky safe is Colonel Sanders’ Original Recipe of eleven herbs and spices, says KFC spokesman Rick Maynard. The safe lies inside a state-of-the-art vault that is surrounded by motion detectors,

High Density Wireless, It’s Not Just for Stadiums Anymore

2020-04-08T20:58:27+00:00April 23rd, 2019|

High-Density Wireless, It’s Not Just for Stadiums Anymore   By Jim Portaro and Cris Varvas Arguably we did the first High-Density Wireless for Stock Trading floors at both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Way back in the mid-Nineties, the NYSE created what was called “The Integrated Technology Plan”

The 3 Most Important Steps In WLAN Deployments; Survey, Design, And Certification

2020-04-08T21:00:09+00:00February 5th, 2019|

By Jim Portaro, Principal and Founder The acceptance of RF-Works Medical Grade Wireless Network deployments has been impeccable, literally the highest rating of any of the wireless services we perform. And although Healthcare has always been on the forefront of Wireless LAN (WLAN) and Mobility adoption, we utilize a variation of this design methodology

Apple In The 802.11 Enterprise

2020-04-08T21:01:51+00:00February 5th, 2019|

By Jim Portaro, Founder and CEO In 2019 the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) world has exploded into an average of three wireless capable devices per user, and most places we’re being encouraged to connect to the corporate WiFi network. Whether users are bringing their own or using required devices to do their jobs,

Call In Your RF Spectrum “Police” ( When everyday Devices Are Wireless In Your Environment)

2020-04-08T21:02:59+00:00February 5th, 2019|

By Jim Portaro, Principal and Founder People like the freedom of “no wires” for mobility and aesthetics. What happens when you need to have a mixed deployment of a myriad of wireless devices operating in a myriad of different frequency ranges of the radio frequency (RF) spectrum? The short answer is you test operational

Reaching 5 Nines In Your Wireless Network

2020-04-08T21:04:17+00:00February 5th, 2019|

By Jim Portaro, Principal and Founder The industry best practice measurement of availability is to achieve 5-Nines. This means the network is up 99.999% of the time and down for no longer than 0.001% or 5.26 minutes over the span of a year. This should be the minimum requirement for a converged network, which