Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) provide network connectivity almost anywhere and at much less cost than traditional wired LANs. A traditional wired network connects devices to the Internet or other networks using physical network cables. The wired infrastructure, based on IEEE 802.3 standards, supports the IEEE 802.1 network architecture, which is concerned with LAN and MAN standards, such as 802.1D and 802.1Q, as well as network security standards, such as 802.1x, for example.
A wireless network, on the other hand, uses radio waves to transmit data and connect devices to the Internet, as well as . . .
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