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The Business Case for Enterprise-Class Wireless LANs 9781587201257

The Business Case for Enterprise-Class Wireless LANs

ISBN-10: 1587201259
ISBN-13: 9781587201257
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PUBLISHER: Cisco Press
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Product Description: Understand wireless LAN business-case development, solutions, architecture, design, and deployment with this comprehensive guide. This book: explains the business rationale behind deployment of wireless LANs, including ROI and TCO considerations. It includes a clearly written technical overview of wireless LANs for managers, decision makers, and business professionals. It addresses WLAN deployment best practices with analysis of the business benefits. Extensive case studies included in this book illustrate real-world implementations. The evolution of wireless LANs and the subsequent penetration into the enterprise market have moved at a faster rate than expected and is projected to accelerate further in the next couple years. IT executives need reference material that can help them establish a solid business case and form a financially sound implementation plan while appreciating the benefits, as well as the risks, of this technology. The Business Case for Enterprise-Class Wireless LANs takes a business approach to wireless networking. It focuses on the strategic and business justifications associated with WLAN deployment and less on the intricacies of the underlying technology. empowering the reader to understand complex decisions concerning the technology. Most books written on wireless LANs go into great technical detail and do not target the business audience; this book does not cover the technology to that degree and is written for a senior technical or management-level reader. The book provides advice to decision makers on issues they should consider; recommends strategies for dealing with important issues; and provides specific advice, including templates, check-lists and flowcharts covering how they should proceed. Throughout the book, reader friendly descriptions, quick reference sheets, diagrams and visual layouts aid to further explain all topics, and sidebar interviews provide authoritative business perspectives. David Castaneda is an infrastructure architect in the Information Technology Group at Cisco Systems. He is the architect and technical lead for internal WLAN strategy and deployment at Cisco. Oisin Mac Alasdair is a technical project manager in the Information Technology Group at Cisco. He is the lead program manager of the IT Wireless Architecture Team. Architecture Group at Cisco. In this role, he helps customers solve the perennial problems of business technology alignment, adoption, and absorption.

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