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802.11a: An Excellent Long Term Solution
Since the debut of 802.11a products in 2001, network managers have been struggling with whether to install 802.11b or 802.11a. Here's why you should strongly consider the use of 802.11a for your next wireless LAN deployment.
Minimizing 802.11 Interference Issues
RF interference will continue to plague current and future 802.11b
implementations unless an adequate site survey is conducted - preferably
prior to actual network installation.
Minimizing WLAN Security Threats
Most wireless LANs do not invoke adequate security measures to guard against attacks. Learn what security threats exist for wireless LANs as the basis for deploying effective security measures.
The BIG Question: 802.11a or 802.11b?
Both 802.11b and 802.11a have distinct merits and appropriate applications.
A WLAN expert shows how to make the best decision for particular needs.
802.11 news, commentary and information.
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Wireless Networking Q & A
This article from Vicomsoft explains in detail the basics of wireless networking.
802.11 Alphabet Soup
What do all those letters mean?
802.11a: Making Space for Speed
With so much talk about 802.11b, what about 802.11a?
A Short Tutorial on Wireless LANs and IEEE 802.11
This article will try to answer some basic questions of why and where wireless local area networks can be used, and present a brief description of some protocols that have been developed, with emphasis on IEEE 802.11.
IEEE Unable to Agree on 802.11g Standards
InternetNews.com article from May 2001.
Improving WLAN Performance with Fragmentation
Learn how the optional fragmentation function of 802.11 operates, and understand when and how to use it.
A resource center for IEEE 802.11.
Sizing Up Your WLAN
This tutorial tells you what you need to know about what you need to have - in terms of APs - for your WLAN to actually work.
Tools Simplify 802.11 Deployments
Wireless LAN installation is tricky. The construction of a facility and silent sources of RF interference impact the propagation of radio waves, often in odd ways.
A resource page for Wi-Fi technology.
Wireless - FAQ
Northwestern University Information Technology's wireless network
frequently asked questions. Provides information on Macintosh and
Wireless Privacy: An Oxymoron?
ISPs deploying 802.11b for public broadband or fixed wireless Internet access should consider the risks associated with this emerging technology before network security is compromised.