RANifex

The RANifex software product is an advanced network and communications platform for remotely managing 3G/4G/Wi-Fi small cell configurations. This enables wireless operators to better deploy and manage their dense radio networks.

Data use is exploding through the proliferation of smartphones, tablets, and high-bitrate video content. Companies are pushing the limits of their communications infrastructure to address the needs of users. New spectrums and LTE (4G) has only done so much to solve this technical challenge.

Small cell wireless access points are seen as a key component in scalable and efficient means of addressing demand for multiple operators. Operators require tools to automate and efficiently manage up to thousands of small cells. It simply isn’t cost effective to send engineers to individual small cell sites. The traditional management approaches won’t work at this scale.

We developed RANifex to address the challenges and costs associated with managing the ongoing performance and operation of high-density deployment of wired and wireless broadband infrastructure. It has applications for residential, enterprise, and outdoor wireless providers. It offers cost-savings through network optimizations and a greater quality of experience for your users.

Enterprise Wireless

Enterprises need high reliability (carrier-grade) mobile broadband to maximize the user experience with mobile applications. This wireless performance is no longer optional but critical for day-to-day operations.

Enterprise users expect smartphone mobile internet connectivity everywhere – especially in indoor locations like shopping centers and company offices. Shoppers need mobile broadband to use shopping apps, pinpoint their location, check products and simply to stay in touch with friends. Modern retail relies on wireless broadband to keep users in the store and maximize their mobile experience. Retailers can use highly reliable wireless broadband to enable location services for their customers, and provide promotional and mapping information (including, for example, in-store turn-by-turn instructions to a location).

Deploying enterprise wireless infrastructure in a low-risk and low-cost way present a number of open challenges:

  • In-building performance prediction, including site coverage and capacity
  • Managing network performance over time
  • Cost, deployment, and management implications for (up to and including) millions of access points
  • Spectrum/channel sharing and planning issues
  • Optimization of critical radio parameters, which contribute to managing the user/customer quality of experience

Interferex can help. Contact us today to discuss your enterprise wireless configuration.

Residential Wireless

We use Wi-Fi in our homes for data-heavy business and leisure applicaitons. Over-The-Top video and 4K resolutions mean that optimal wireless configurations in the home is becoming a critical piece of infrastructure in our modern lives. Carrier-grade performance is not just something for the office but also for the home.

If you (or your customers) live in an apartment or other medium-to-high density housing, you’ll have seen the challenges that your neighbour’s 10+ access points can mean for your own network. You need an active way to manage your connectivity. Residential deployments need to be cost-effective to deploy at scale with zero-touch provisioning. Open challenges for Internet Service Providers that bundle wireless routers include:

  • Minimizing calls to support
  • Knowing the residential network configuration and client range
  • Avoiding interference from high-power neighboring apartments
  • Being adaptive to interference from other sources (including baby monitors and microwave ovens)
  • Maximizing network performance and quality of experience over time

Interferex can help. Contact us today to discuss your residential wireless configuration.

Outdoor Wireless

Wireless networks are rapidly transforming due to the uptake of smartphones and tablets. Cisco forecasts a 13 times mobile data increase in the next 5 years. Even with new spectrum and LTE (4G) the infrastructure will not scale to this demand, so a new approach is needed. Access points are the solution and indoor or outdoor deployment provides a very scalable and efficient way to address the demand for multiple operators.

Small cell wireless access points will play a much larger role in the solution. Radio management, however, becomes challenging with a large number of nearest neighbors and sectors creating new and difficult interference scenarios that are challenging to manage and optimize for wireless operators. We developed RANifex to provide radio optimization solutions for outdoor wireless providers.

Interferex can help. Contact us today to discuss your outdoor wireless configuration.

RANifex Optimizer for an outdoor small cell wireless installation.

RANifex Optimizer for an outdoor small cell wireless installation.

Data throughput is an essential requirement for users in company enterprises, homes, malls, and city streets. A poor broadband experience is costly for employers and can deter shoppers in a retail environment. It affects the revenue, efficiency, and customer retention for your business. High-density deployments of both wired and wireless broadband infrastructure has significant challenges and costs associated with managing the on-going performance and operation of this connectivity.

InterfereX provide software products and platforms to overcome the challenges of communications infrastructure with their advanced network and communications platform that significantly improves the user experiences while reducing the cost of deployment and operation of these networks.

InterfereX are leaders in maximizing the performance of your communications infrastructure. Our specialty is access points using spectrum sharing, bringing years of experience for delivering comprehensive and realistic results.

We have the tools that enable you to set up networks efficiently and automatically. Contact us today and let’s discuss how RANifex can solve your communications infrastructure challenges.