9 Bandwidth Hogs: Reality Vs. Myth
January 28, 2013 10:06 AM Which user activities are actually eating up your bandwidth and clogging the network, and which can you ignore?
Employee Mobile Devices In Wi-Fi Mode: Semi-Reality
Among the beefs some people have in the bring-your-own-device age: Employees who use company Wi-Fi to save on their personal wireless data plan. It's not necessarily an enormous bandwidth problem, at least not yet. "This is a problem on the rise, and it could get bigger since most wireless providers are looking to offload 3G [and] 4G traffic from their very expensive cell towers onto more affordable Wi-Fi networks that seem ubiquitous these days," Bourque said. "People also seem to stream more video content these days on their portable devices as their video playback capabilities are near perfect."