“When Zoom starts to freeze, I just start closing as many browser tabs and apps as I can. Honestly, I’m not sure what’s taking up all the bandwidth.”
When “turn it off and turn it on again” won’t cut it
Sure, sometimes your router needs a reset. But power cycling and praying to the mysterious WiFi gods can’t be the only tool in your arsenal when you’re trying to use your home network to work, study, or teach online classes - sometimes all at the same time.
You can call your internet service provider for help, but how long do you want to stay on hold? And how likely is it that they’ll give you the same response of “our service isn’t down, it must be your WiFi”?
(Hint: Very likely.)
You don’t have time to get a degree in WiFi science
You’re an expert in your field... but WiFi isn’t your field. Most WiFi troubleshooting tools require home hacks, spreadsheets, USB dongles, and antenna gain charts, and while, sure, that sounds like a fun, nerdy adventure, you and your household just need to get your work done.
Reliable WiFi is too important to just cross your fingers and hope for the best
For professionals working from home, students studying from home, and teachers teaching from home, reliable home WiFi is part of what we need to get through our day.
You can’t afford to have choppy video calls with an important client, botched lesson plans due to poor connectivity, or miss an important webinar because your WiFi is down.
Rampart Home tells you what’s wrong and helps you make it right
Start with a WiFi Audit
Rampart Agent is a lightweight desktop app that collects information about your network and networks around you for analysis. Start by running a WiFi Audit to diagnose issues getting in the way of fast WiFi.
SET IT AND FORGET IT
After your initial audit, Rampart Agent will run in the background to keep tabs on your network and notify you about future issues.
Take action from your Audit Report
Is it your ISP plan that’s the problem? Your router placement? Interference from neighbors? There are a LOT of reasons for bad WiFi, but you don’t have all day long to tinker, measure, and research. You just need it to work.
Rampart’s analysis engine crunches the numbers and tells you exactly what’s going on and how to fix it.
Run a Network Check before important tasks
The Network Check might be the most important 15 seconds of your work(at home)day.
To make sure your network is ready for that big work presentation, online class, or much-awaited family movie night, run a quick Network Check at the beginning of your workday or before an important meeting. Rampart will alert you if there’s an issue, so you can fix it before it becomes a show-stopper.