chapter  2
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The Promise of Wi-Fi

As Wi-Fi technology matures, it’s easy to see its advantages: speed (which can be as high as 54 Mbps), reliability, mobility, and easy integration into existing wired networks. Other benefits include cross-vendor interoperability, practical interference-free com­ munication over reasonable distances, and even security that can be augmented by sev­ eral emerging technologies.