Hotspot Networks : WiFi for Public Access Locations By Daniel Minoli
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional 2002 | 435 Pages | ISBN: 0071409785 | CHM | 16 MB
The Hotspots Revolution
Hotspots: killer app of 802.11. That's what the media say. These open-to-the-public wireless networks, showing up in hotels, airports, Starbucks, and even parks, have captured a lot of headlines. The Seattle Times calls hotspots the guerrilla revolution of wireless computing. ABC-TV news says hotpots threaten major carriers' cell networks. If you want to investigate this revolution, Hotspot Networks provides the technical support.
Need-to-know information on a fast-emerging technology from one of the top voices in networking--that's what this detailed guide for network engineers and developers gives you. With Hotspot Networks, you can position yourself to promote, design, configure, implement, or develop service applications in a hot new market. With in-depth advice, Dan Minoli helps you--
* Deliver wireless Internet and telecom that's 40 times faster and one-tenth the cost of conventional networks
* Get up to speed quickly on enabling technologies, components, and design options
* Hear the lowdown on key players and products on track to market
* Build the background you need in WiFi
* Steer around technical obstacles that tripped others up
* Overcome operating glitches
* Rate startups vs. established providers
First-to-market--this book captures the lead in technical coverage of hotspot networks, so you can take the lead in delivering wireless Internet and voice.