Delivering Wi-Fi for Microsoft Events

Executive Summary

  • Codify has helped Microsoft run large scale wireless infrastructure with confidence.
  • Codify’s careful RF design, planning and engineering supports thousands of concurrent users across each convention centre.
  • Codify has delivered single room solutions catering to a thousand users.

Business Scenario

Microsoft operates a number of flagship events that reach out to several key audiences. Events such as Microsoft TechEd bring over 3000 attendees, speakers and staff to a single location for up to a week of sessions, networking and exhibitions.

Microsoft has engaged Codify for the delivery of design and engineering for the entire network solution to support these users.

This case study specifically explores recent advances in Wi-Fi service delivery.

Customer Profile

Microsoft is a worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software – any time, any place and on any device.

Solution

Codify has conducted comprehensive analysis and design activities supporting Wi-Fo service delivery at Microsoft conferences. The history of these improvements and related work for TechEd can be found in the following series of articles:

Success Stories

Codify has given Microsoft the confidence to deliver deterministic Wi-Fi service at large scale. Presenter demonstrations that were previously marred by failure are now delivered with consistent real-world performance.