WLAN stands for Wireless Local Area Network which is a local network that uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over distances – uses ethernet protocol – where a mobile user can connect to the local area network (LAN) through the wireless connection.
Wireless technology is still relatively new in the networking world and companies are pondering whether they should invest the time and money to adopt this newer technology into their infrastructure. There’s the fear of rocking the boat.
The allocation of high-bandwidth is allowing for relatively low-cost wiring of businesses and organizations throughout the country making installation of LAN systems desirable and economically feasible. Should your company go wireless?
Where are applications being deployed?
- Retail environments
- Manufacturing and distribution
- Conference rooms
What are some of the challenges to consider?
Wireless networking standards defined. Which one is right for your business?
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