Do you know what’s going on in your home network? Before you start running into Wi-Fi problems, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on what’s going on in your network. Knowing the ins and outs of your network allows you to better manage the devices on your network and keep your network performing at its best.
To start exploring your home network, you should consider WiFi analyzer tools available to you. You could use your router’s IP address to gain access to information about your network, but that can be challenging if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Rather than weed through all the technical jargon, a managed Wi-Fi solution may be a simpler way to maintain your home network.
Managed Wi-Fi is a basically network monitoring software that provides you with a complete look into your home network. Some managed Wi-Fi systems offer a dashboard that houses your basic network information. From the dashboard, you can easily see what’s going on in your network, such as connected devices, enhanced security features, and troubleshooting tools.
There are three primary areas to focus on to gather valuable Wi-Fi analytics:
Managed Wi-Fi systems typically include some good tools for troubleshooting network issues. Using the analytics provided by managed Wi-Fi, you can troubleshoot basic issues directly from the dashboard on your own by looking at the devices on your network. Your network monitoring software may even automatically detect connection issues and recommend solutions.
When troubleshooting on your own isn’t enough, Wi-Fi analytics and managed Wi-Fi tools can sometimes provide your Internet service technician remote access to your network, saving you the time and hassle of setting up a service appointment.