Author: Jim Geier
Publisher: Cisco Press
This is Cisco's comprehensive practical guide to planning, designing, installing, testing, and supporting both 802.11ac and 802.11n wireless networks for enterprise-based applications.
This is Cisco's comprehensive practical guide to planning, designing, installing, testing, and supporting both 802.11ac and 802.11n wireless networks for enterprise-based applications. Fully updated for the new 802.11ac standard, this Second Edition delivers expert hands-on guidance for mastering 802.11ac's fundamentally different design, site survey, implementation, and network configuration techniques. Designing and Deploying 802.11 Wireless Networks, Second Edition presents multiple examples using Cisco wireless products, while offering methodologies and tips that are applicable with any vendor's equipment. The authors offer in-depth coverage of building new wireless networks and migrating existing wireless networks (802.11a,b,g,n) to 802.11ac. After introducing fundamental wireless and 802.11 concepts, the authors present fully-updated coverage of all aspects of network design: requirements, architecture, performance, roaming, RF considerations, security, and much more. Drawing on extensive field experience, they walk through installation and testing, and share comprehensive operational guidance for managing security, troubleshooting roaming and connections, and training support staff. This edition's revamped coverage ranges from new site survey methods to best practices for WPA authentication configuration; advanced design guidelines for city-wide deployments to the latest Cisco equipment. Simply put, you'll find all you need to succeed with your next wireless project -- in any environment, no matter how challenging.