Eight Tips for Deploying Wi-Fi at Work - Slide 7

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Most consumer-level APs support only one SSID, or service set identifier. Support for more than one SSID is useful in several circumstances, such as to support the creation of additional SSIDs for guests or visiting business partners. While hardly foolproof, such segregation reduces the risk for your core SSID.

Most advanced APs come with support for multiple SSIDs, ranging from two to three or some times even as high as 16, and could come with additional capabilities for filtering or throttling the traffic on the different channels accordingly.

In need of a new router, Paul Mah used the opportunity to explore the various wireless solutions on the market, even as he hunted for a replacement.  He notes that while wireless technology offers a world of convenience, choosing the right hardware can make the difference between heightened productivity or frustration due to intermittent or poor performance. From his findings, he’s highlighted some tips that businesses should be aware of before deploying Wi-Fi networking in their organizations.

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