Dollars and sense

Turner, John W.
June 2010
Urgent Communications;Jun2010, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p22
Trade Publication
The article discusses the benefits of wireless networks using the 802.11n standards ratified by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). In 2005, Brandeis University installed wireless networks as an add-on to the wired network but it proved to be inadequate for the volume of students using wireless connections. During the construction of the new science center, scaling back on the wired network and adding 802.11n access points was found to be cost-efficient. Site surveys, standards and cost-saving opportunities are also mentioned.


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