Companies in today’s hypercompetitive market are rushing to add the latest bells and whistles to their networks in a drive to remove complexity, increase productivity, and generally see better ROI. It is easy, in a rush, to forget to take a step back and ask whether all these “business-savvy” add-ons will end up costing more than they yield on the short term simply due to the increased risks they pose.
An entertainment company wanted to provide wireless connectivity in a stadium covering 245,000 sq. feet area, with a wireless capacity requirement of 35000 users. The goals were: (1) Enriched communication during the events and (2) Enhanced user experience in the stadium.