Your success guide to the next wireless revolution
The next watershed innovation in wireless technology is here: IEEE 802.11 wireless local area networks (LANs).
Recent studies from IDC indicate that the Wi-Fi wireless LAN market will likely account for ninety percent of projected LAN equipment revenues by 2005-a trend that promises to spill over into home wireless networks. Yet this amazing growth has also created confusion: Which version of 802.11 is best for vendors and end-users? What about solutions such as the a/g and a/b combinations of the 802.11 standards?
In World Wide Wi-Fi: Technological Trends and Business Strategies, Teik-Kheong (TK) Tan and Benny Bing provide a clear, accessible road map of the Wi-Fi wireless LAN market. Unlike most books on wireless local area networks (WLANs), this must-have resource explains both the business and technology of WLANs, and offers ready-to-use tactics and strategies for thriving in this lucrative field. Along the way, you'll also gain insight into the emerging Wi-Fi standards.
World Wide Wi-Fi presents:
• Key technological issues related to the design and deployment of Wi-Fi wireless LANs
• An insider's look at market dynamics, market segmentation, service provider, enterprise, and chipset strategies
• The interrelationship between the 802.11a, b, and g standards
• And much more
Supported by real statistics and case studies, plus profiles of suppliers, regulators, and other market players, this one-of-a-kind guide helps you create effective market penetration strategies and evaluate vendor-specific features. Ultimately, World Wide Wi-Fi defines the 802.11 market: its rapid expansion, its challenges, and its future. Most of all, it's your invitation to profit from everything that this red-hot industry has to offer.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction.
Chapter 2. IEEE 802.11 Standards.
Chapter 3. Wi-Fi Network Security.
Chapter 4. QoS Provisioning for 802.11 Wireless Home Networks.
Chapter 5. Wi-Fi Hotspots.
Chapter 6. Market Segmentation and Analysis.
Chapter 7. Wireless LAN IC Industry.
Chapter 8. Emerging Trends and Case Studies for Wi-Fi.
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About the Authors.