Designing and Deploying 802.11n Wireless Networks


Gain a realistic knowing of the underlying thoughts of the 802.11n usual and the methodologies for finishing a profitable instant community installation


Practical, start-to-finish advice for profitable deployment of 802.11n instant LANs


With the ratification of the 802.11n instant LAN typical, millions of businesses are relocating quickly towards implementation. despite the fact that, 802.11n is particularly varied from legacy 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g instant criteria, and winning deployment calls for new wisdom and strategies. during this ebook, best instant professional Jim Geier systematically offers all of the info and assistance that community architects, engineers, directors, and bosses have to maximize the functionality and company price of recent 802.11n networks.

Drawing on large event with real-world 802.11n deployments, Geier courses you thru the whole venture lifecycle: making plans, layout, set up, checking out, tracking, and aid. each one part of instant LAN deployment is geared up into truly outlined steps, and a number of case reviews and hands-on workouts convey tips to practice each one process.

You’ll locate useful assistance for deploying in organisations with out current instant infrastructure, in addition to migrating from legacy 802.11a, 802.11b, or 802.11g networks. For handy reference, Geier additionally offers an in depth, up to date instant networking word list.


Jim Geier based Wireless-Nets, Ltd., and serves as its primary advisor. His 25 years of expertise comprise research, layout, implementation, install, and help of instant network-based strategies for towns, corporations, airports, brands, warehouses, hospitals, and different amenities around the world. he's writer of greater than a dozen books, together with instant Networks - First Step and Deploying Voice over instant LANs (Cisco Press) and enforcing 802.1X protection options. He has been energetic with the IEEE 802.11 operating crew constructing foreign instant LAN criteria, and chaired the IEEE foreign convention on instant LAN Implementation.


  • Understanding 802.11n MAC, actual layer, and comparable criteria
  • Designing 802.11n instant networks for various situations: contemplating structure, variety, functionality, roaming, and RF issues
  • Migrating from 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g instant networks
  • Choosing the best instruments and kit, and utilizing them effectively
  • Planning successfully: scoping tasks; developing paintings breakdown constructions; organizing groups, schedules, and budgets; defining specifications, and extra
  • Securing WLANs through encryption, authentication, rogue entry aspect detection, RF defensive, and polices
  • Performing website surveys and deciding upon optimal entry element locations
  • Installing and configuring instant LANs: making plans, staging, deployment, documentation, and more
  • Systematic trying out to enhance sign assurance, functionality, and security
  • Managing instant LANs: support table help, community tracking, upkeep, engineering, configuration administration, protection, instruments, and more
  • Troubleshooting 802.11n networks: making a choice on matters with connectivity, functionality, and more



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