A peek inside a typical small business today will likely reveal lots of wireless devices, with little, if any, wired hardware in evidence. Problems could occur, however, if the small business deploys consumer-centric access points targeted at home users.
This lack of attention towards what is now a business-critical technology can be a threat to productivity, security and the smooth functioning of the business. Here are some important considerations that smaller businesses need to bear in mind to have a safe, reliable Wi-Fi network.
A common question often centers on the need for a business-grade access point over the many less-expensive alternatives with similar specifications. However, it is worth noting that an important premise for a business-grade access point is reliability under sustained, heavy usage, which is unlikely to be the case from an access point picked from the bargain bin.
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