Topic: Wi-Fi Technology and Its Application in Business Organizations

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Topic: Wi-Fi technology and its application in Business organizations

Objective
To understand the Wi-Fi technology and its applications in Indian business organisations

Introduction

In today’s high-tech world connectivity to networks is extremely important for organizations to survive. Networking is possible of various machines like computers, laptops, cell phones etc. This term paper talks of Wi-Fi, the wireless technology that allows internet connection to be broadcasted through radio waves. Its purpose serves directly to the users looking for internet access devoid of any cords or wires.

What is Wi-Fi?
Wi-Fi is a wireless technology brand that is owned by Wi-Fi Alliance

Wi-Fi Alliance is a consortium of
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Here is a chart that represents the main differences of each standard.

Standard 802.11b 802.11a 802.11g
Speed 11 Mbps 54 Mbps 54Mbps
Range 100-150 feet indoors 27-75 feet indoors 100-150 feet indoors
Frequency 2.4GHz, a band already crowded with cordless phones 5GHz, an uncrowded band 2.4GHz, still a crowd of cordless phones and microwaves
Acceptance Hot spots are already established using 802.11b. Equipment is readily available More common in corporate and office environments. 802.11g is compatible with the specs for 802.11b, meaning it can be used on a network based on b or g versions.

Wi-Fi in Indian enterprises:

In business environments, increasing the number of Wi-Fi access points, by using more channels or creating smaller cells provides:
 support for fast roaming
 increased overall network capacity
 Wi-Fi enables wireless voice applications (VoWLAN or WVOIP).

LAN user segments like educational institutes and the hospitality industry openly embraced Wi-Fi. Other enterprises have been slower but many have found innovative ways to use Wi-Fi in their networks
These include:

 LG Electronics India Ltd., runs business-critical applications like an internal ERP system and Lotus Notes, and provides Internet access to its plant and executive employees through its Wi-Fi infrastructure. The 802.11b solution was deployed in its 47 acre campus in Noida. Other than saving time and

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