Four Tips to Prepare Your LAN for 802.11n

Mobility Without Complexity

By Cisco Systems

Published 2009; Posted April 2009



Businesses have long recognized the benefits of wireless networking: flexible network connectivity, improved productivity, and lowered cabling costs. As the demand for reliable and predicable wireless support for time-sensitive applications (such as video streaming and real-time collaboration) has risen, many organizations have made the decision to deploy 802.11n to meet their higher performance requirements.


Successful deployment and operation of a 802.11n wireless network depends heavily on the wired LAN that supports it. To take full advantage of the performance enhancements and scalability offered by 802.11n, four easy-to-follow suggestions can help to simplify deployment of a 802.11n wireless network on your wired LAN to maximize network efficiency.


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