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WLAN Data Collection Solutions: Why Standards May Not be Enough

Published: 28 July 2009

ID: G00169006

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman


Data collection wireless LANs have historically required more functionality than standards-based commercial offerings to achieve their desired operational results. Enterprises that lose sight of these requirements risk poor performance and may experience costly upgrades.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Table Stakes for Data Collection Applications
  • Advanced Power Saving
  • Better Performance Through Fast, Secure Roaming
  • Better Decisions Through Client-Collected Information
  • In the End

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