Articles by Jim Geier 

Choose the Right Spectrum for 802.11n Deployments

The IEEE 802.11n standard gives users a choice between 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz spectrum, but how do you know which one is best for your network needs?

Four Risks to Catch Before Your Next Wi-Fi Deployment

Wi-Fi deployments can be tricky to troubleshoot once they're operational. Save yourself some time and trouble later by taking the time now to identify these four key risks.

Twelve Key Wireless Network Security Policies

Wireless networks have their own special security requirements. Follow these recommendations for a more secure enterprise WLAN.

Wi-Fi: Define Minimum SNR Values for Signal Coverage

Performing an RF site survey requires more than just ensuring that users are able to connect to an access point. Learn how to assess signal-to-noise ratio to define effective range boundaries.

Minimize WLAN Interference

Interference from microwaves, 2.4GHz phones, Bluetooth-enabled devices, or other RF sources can degrade the performance of your wireless LAN. We show you how to identify and avoid interfering signals.

Optimize Multicasting on Your WLAN

Just a few tweaks in your hardware configuration can improve client battery life and improve WLAN performance.

Wireless Networks: Uplink Signal Strength Matters

Signal coverage is very important when deploying a wireless LAN. Here's how to ensure that you're getting the coverage you need.

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