Why You Need Great Wi-Fi to Attract Great Employees

Learn how easy, fast, secure business-grade Wi-Fi from HPE OfficeConnect OC20 can improve workplace satisfaction.

For small businesses, your Wi-Fi network plays an especially important role in boosting employee and business productivity. Your employees need to be connected on their work laptops as well as on the BYOD devices they bring along with them. The network needs to support a large range of devices starting with mobile phones, tablets, laptops, IP phones, security cameras, printers and point-of-sale (POS) devices.

The number of applications that are accessed on today’s Wi-Fi network has increased many times in recent years. These applications can include business apps such as: Microsoft Office365; payment apps such Square and Apple Pay; collaboration apps for instant messaging, VoIP calls and conferencing; remote file/data syncing apps; social apps and streaming apps such as YouTube and Netflix.

This means your small business Wi-Fi network can be overwhelmed with large number of applications, data and devices. Your Wi-Fi environment must be:

  • Easy to use
  • Fast
  • Secure
  • Reliable
  • Resilient

Ease of use and enhanced security for small offices

Wi-Fi solutions such as HPE OfficeConnect OC20 enable you to set up your employee and guest network in less than three minutes using a mobile app. The OC20 mobile app guides you through a step-by-step process starting from discovering the Wi-Fi access point to setting up the employee network and an optional guest network.

OfficeConnect Wi-Fi network offers a business-grade feature set that’s the right size for your small business, such as website filtering to protect and secure the network from malicious and inappropriate content. As a small business, you need to provide a guest network that is easy to access, fast and reliable. With OC20, you can define an access schedule to limit guest network access to certain days of the week and times of the day. You can also create your own custom business page using Facebook Wi-Fi with OC20.

Fast reliable connectivity and simple dashboard for monitoring

Your businesses and your employees can count on the OC20

solution—it’s simple, fast and reliable. For the increasing number of mobile devices and applications, OC20 offers gigabit speed, built-in network redundancy and smart radio management capabilities to optimize the Wi-Fi network performance in real time.

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With OC20’s simplified dashboard, small businesses can monitor who is on the network, which are the top-used applications, and get an inventory of connected devices. You will also get notified on your OC20 mobile app if the Internet goes down. You also can monitor the network remotely from your home or on the go from anywhere.

Great Wi-Fi is an expectation of your employees—just like coffee, water and comfortable spaces to collaborate. OC20 delivers an easy, simple and reliable Wi-Fi solution that your small business needs to expand and prosper.

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