Putting the 'enterprise' into wireless LANs

Tuesday, 20 April 2004, 12:25 AM EST

As wireless LANs have rocketed into the consciousness of corporate managers in the past year or so, existing and prospective vendors in that space have been quick to point out how not to build a WLAN. Stay away, they say, from the temptation of building your network using a shopping cart full of those $100 access points from your local Circuit City. Enterprise WLANs need more. Recent examples prove the case.

While a basic, single access-point WLAN servicing a handful of clients is simplicity itself, expanding that network with a second access point to handle a few more clients over a little larger area causes an immediate spike in complexity.

By Kevin Tolly at NewsFactor.

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

The synergy of hackers and tools at the Black Hat Arsenal

Posted on 27 August 2014.  |  Tucked away from the glamour of the vendor booths and the large presentation rooms filled with rockstar sessions, was the Arsenal - a place where developers were able to present their security tools and grow their community.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Sep 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //