To exemplify real-world wireless solution components and products, we will focus on one of the most common wireless product vendors in the networking world – Cisco. Other vendors offer similar products and each has its own particularities.
The Cisco Unified Wireless Network (CUWN) concept includes the following elements:
- Wireless clients: This component includes laptops, workstations, PDAs, IP phones, smartphones, tablets, and manufacturing devices that have embedded wireless technology.
- Access points: This component provides access to the wireless network; APs should be strategically placed in the right locations to get the best performance and minimal interference. The content below this message is for members only.