5. Planning Your Network and Purchasing Equipment

You don’t have to know how wireless networking works to set up your own home or small business network. You do need to know, however, what your network should look like—and what equipment you need.

Shopping for the right equipment, of course, requires the necessary advanced planning, as well as a bit of knowledge as to what’s out there. You also need to set and work within a budget. Fortunately, even this equipment planning and shopping is easier than it used to be; a lot of ...

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