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Wireless Network Info

Wireless Network Info

Wireless Network Info

Hello everyone.

I am  changing an existing Ethernet network ( with a switch/hub ) to a wireless network.

I am really asking people generally for what i should be considering when doing this i.e what to consider when buying. Naturally im mainly concerned about security. Should i look for certain standards.. are there any ?

 I am not sure of wireless networking terminology, or whether i will need additional software ? What software is there available.

I have been looking at different products from Netgear / 3com / Genius and Dlink. Is company is best for wireless networks?

I just have questions about what the following are as im not sure ( these mainly relate to the replacement of my Ethernet switch/hub to a wireless one.

1. An Access point
2. NAT routing security
3. True firewall with DoS
4. SPI ( dont expect anyone to know this ).
5. 802.11b access point
6. Built-in parallel printer port
7. Supports VPN pass-through
8. 128-bit WEP encryption

Any information will be much appreciated..

Many thanks


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