Wi-Fi Hotspots

Wi-Fi Hotspots

Book - 2007
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"Wi-Fi Hotspots"Setting Up Public Wireless Internet Access Installing and operating a Wi-Fi hotspot allows you to attract customers and differentiate your business. Deploying even a small wireless network has proven to be a difficult task for the average consumer, however. With this book as your guide, you can painlessly figure out the requirements for your Wi-Fi hotspot, how to properly set it up, how to operate it, and how to optimize it for the needs and security of your customers. "Wi-Fi Hotspots" helps you throughout the entire process of setting up a hotspot to offer free or fee-based Internet access to the general public: Understand the benefits to your business of hosting a hotspot Decide what type of hotspot you should implement Examine what equipment is best suited for your hotspot Follow step-by-step procedures for setting up your hotspot Get the word out about your hotspot availability Ensure your hotspot is not used improperly Evaluate Wi-Fi security concerns Fix common problems hotspot users face Increase the coverage area of your Wi-Fi hotspot Whether you are a small business owner looking to attract customers and distinguish your business or you are an IT professional at a larger organization looking to establish hotspot connectivity, this book provides you with everything you need to know in order to provide public wireless Internet access. Eric Geier is a computing and wireless networking author and consultant. For several years, he's be employed with Wireless-Nets, Ltd., a consulting firm focusing on the implementation of wireless mobile solutions and training.Eric is a Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA). He is an author and contributor of several books and eLearning (CBT) courses. He is a regular contributor at Wi-FiPlanet.com. For more information about Eric Geier, visit his website at http: //www.egeier.com Companion CD-ROMThe companion CD-ROM contains two software utilities, ZoneCD and NetStumbler, to help you implement and manage your Wi-Fi hotspot. This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press(R), which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers. Category: Wireless NetworkingCovers: Wi-Fi Hotspots
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Cisco Press, c2007
ISBN: 9781587052668
Call Number: 004.68 G2751w
Characteristics: xvii, 246 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm + 1CD-ROM (4 3/4 cm)


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