Wireless has finally come of age With a significant jump in throughput over previous standards, n is the first wireless technology that doesnt trade speed for mobility, and users have stormed onto wireless networks with a passion In this concise guide, Matthew Gastchair of the IEEE group that produced revisionshows you why wireless has become the default method of connecting to a network, and provides technical details you need to plan, design, and deploy n todayBuilding a network for the multitude of new devices is now a strategic decision for network engineers everywhere This book gives you an in depth look at key parts of n, and shows you how to achieve an Ethernet free wireless officeLearn how MIMOs multiple data streams greatly increase wireless speedDiscover how n modifications improve MAC efficiencyExamine advanced PHY features such as beanforming and space time code blockUse advanced MAC features to maintain interoperability with older devicesPlan an n network by determining traffic demand, key applications, power requirements, and securityChoose the architecture, select hardware, and plan coverage to design and build your network

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