Disaster planning presents organizations with a difficult paradox. Reliable communication is essential for maintaining contact with staff, customers and business partners in the aftermath of a catastrophic event. However, effective communication is usually among the first casualties when disaster strikes.
Official approval of the seventh-generation Wi-Fi standard may be more than a year away. However, many organizations are already laying the groundwork for an upgrade. According to a survey by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), more than one-third of service providers, technology vendors and enterprise organizations plan to begin deploying new Wi-Fi 7 gear by the end of this year.