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Chapter 2: WLAN Design

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Wireless LAN planning -- 5 critical steps

By Michael Finneran, dBrn Associates Inc.

04 Aug 2004 |

Learn the five most important considerations for wireless LAN planning. Our guide also offers guidelines for product and technology selection. We'll help you avoid potential pitfalls to ensure that your wireless LAN implementation is successful from start to finish.


Critical Step 1: Planning for capacity, not just coverage

Critical Step 2: Moving to 802.11a

Critical Step 3: Assessing security enhancements

Critical Step 4: Incorporating quality of service

Critical Step 5: Manageability -- Switching to WLAN switches