7SIGNAL Awarded Third Patent for Mobile Eye by USPTO
The patent addresses the problem to provide full visibility into wireless network service quality. Gartner has predicted that the average expense of network downtime is about $5,600 per minute.
Cleveland, OH – 7SIGNAL®, the leader in enterprise Wireless Network Monitoring (WNM), has been issued US patent number 10,542,446 for using “mobile devices to measure wireless network performance” that leverage the computing technology behind the company’s Mobile EyeTM module.
Fast, reliable Wi-Fi is no longer an option in our super-connected world, and wireless network monitoring that ensures this connectivity directly impacts enterprise ROI. A consistent connection enables businesses to operate efficiently, leaving no room for downtime and missed profits.
The patent addresses the problem to provide full visibility into wireless service quality. Gartner has predicted that the average expense of network downtime is about $5,600 per minute. And an IDC survey revealed that network failure can cost large enterprises $100,000 per hour, and critical application failure can run from $500,000 to $1 million per hour. On an annual basis, the average total cost of downtime is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion for the Fortune 1000.
“This patent further solidifies Mobile Eye’s uniqueness in the marketplace for measuring and reporting wireless network service quality using remote devices,” said Russ Wangler, CTO at 7SIGNAL. “Mobile Eye is the only solution on the market that proactively monitors Wi-Fi roaming, adjacent and co-channel interference, wireless coverage, network congestion, and client configuration from the end point.”
7SIGNAL® is a leader in enterprise Wireless Network Monitoring. The 7SIGNAL platform is a cloud-based Wireless Network Monitoring (WNM) solution that continuously tests the wireless network for performance issues - maximizing network uptime, device connectivity and network ROI. The platform was designed for the world’s most innovative organizations, educational institutions, hospitals and government agencies and is currently deployed at IBM, Kaiser Permanente, Walgreens, Microsoft and many others. 7SIGNAL continuously monitors the connectivity of over 4 million global devices. Learn more at www.7signal.com.