It's just not there!

This architecture firm runs an isolated network in-house just to provide visiting consultants with Internet access, reports an IT pilot fish working there.

"One of these consultants was in to do some marketing work," fish says. "She asked for help, and we went over to see if the issue was a wireless problem, or if it was something with our infrastructure or her laptop.

"As I got around the corner, she was telling another one of our techs that she just couldn't figure out what was going on. She had just been issued a new laptop by her firm, and she could not find any wireless networks, even though she was only a few feet from the access point.

"It became all too clear what we were dealing with when she explained, 'I even plugged a network cable in and it still won't find any wireless networks...'"

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