Gigabit Wi-Fi case study: Erickson Living upgrades to 802.11ac

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A retirement community plans on retiring wired networks in individual residential units

Erickson Living, a company that manages 16 Continuing Care Retirement Communities in nine states, faces a unique challenge when it comes to installed a wireless network each retirement community has common areas where residents share available bandwidth, but there are also individual residential units where end users have their personal phone and Internet connections.

According to Hans Keller, vice president of IT Operations at Erickson Living, the company has traditionally relied on service providers to directly supply telephone and Internet services to its residents. But those services have not always been at the level that residents demanded.

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