After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Identify the wireless LAN solution
Design wireless LANs for enhanced enterprise communications
Simply put, a wireless local-area network (WLAN) does not require wires. It uses radio frequencies instead of a traditional media, such as copper or fiber. It provides real-time access to the network. With a WLAN, the covered area is essentially comparable to that of a wired LAN. In large applications, by deploying a series of access points throughout a building or campus, enterprises can achieve more coverage than a wired network, with the benefits of high-speed data rates and the freedom of mobility from being able to access broadband data anywhere within ...