Wireless – not a ‘set it, forget it’ solution

Is wireless better or worse than a wired network? The answer is no; it is different. A plethora of wireless technologies exists to suit a variety of users. Is it for every application? No. But for many, wireless can be more flexible, versatile and cost effective than wired networks. Yet, questions regarding security, reliability and capacity of wireless continue to prevent conservative end users from reaping its benefits.

Can these be overcome?

 

Take note

  • Perceptions regarding the security, reliability and capacity of wireless continue to prevent conservative end-users from reaping its benefits.
  • Wireless solutions require understanding and planning.
  • Like all network, wireless networks require maintenance, but offer flexibility and versatility.

 

Published as:

Overcoming barriers to wireless adoption

By A Lutovsky, ProSoft Technology, Inc

Electricity+Control, October 2011 (pgs 30 – 32)