The Unbearable Lightness Of Conference Connectivity
Anyone who has been to a conference has experienced the frustration of slow or nonexistent Internet connections. Apple and Google were both unable to present demos at recent conferences due to bandwidth bottlenecks. In light of the rapid advancement of networking technology, it's hard to figure out why this is still an issue.
CRN spoke with networking experts to figure out what's going on, and here we offer five explanations for why getting online at a conference is basically a crap shoot.