Article | June 25, 2015

IHL Study: Retailers Ready To Spend On Innovation And Its Underlying Architecture – Part 1

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Retailer Network

By Skeeter Harris, EarthLink

As retailers head to the cloud with more of their applications, many have noticed an increased demand on in-store WiFi. Therefore, it’s no surprise that retailers are focused on upgrading their WiFi over the coming months.

According to an IHL Group study conducted in the spring of 100 retailers, 36% of retailers are planning a major WiFi upgrade in 2015 and 80% of retailers will optimize their WAN bandwidth by 2016. IHL Group found that customer expectations for secure, in-store WiFi will undoubtedly drive architecture improvements.

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