Designing Cisco Wireless Networks: Mobility

by Andrew Crouthamel

Wireless clients need continuous access while they move about. Mobile users need to roam throughout the infrastructure without dropping data. In this course, learn how to design a wireless network to support quality roaming for your clients.

What you'll learn

Good wireless network engineers need to understand how wireless clients roam throughout an infrastructure. In this course, Designing Cisco Wireless Networks: Mobility, you'll learn how wireless clients roam, the situations which must be considered, and how to design a wireless infrastructure for seamless roaming. First, you'll learn about the differences between layer 2 and layer 3 roaming. Next, you'll learn about how to configure mobility groups, and the benefits and prerequisites for it. Finally, you'll learn how to properly design your wireless cells to provide a quality environment for roaming clients, and utilize IEEE standards to enhance the experience. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of wireless roaming needed to ensure mobile clients will never drop a packet. Software required: none.

About the author

Andrew started out in IT working an Assistant Computer Technician position for a school district, blowing dust out of lab computers all summer; barely making enough to pay for gas to get to work. Since then, he has worked for a number of different organizations, some of them well known. He knows what it is like to start out in IT from the bottom up and uses this experience to help students learn the best way possible, offering some nuggets of wisdom on real-world IT along the way.

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