A proliferation of devices such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets has made wireless local-area networks a crucial component of any business. Let HCP Computers Inc. increase accessibility, flexibility, and productivity, and therefore profits, with such a network. We’ve operated for more than 25 years in the greater Bangor, Maine, area.
The Convenience of a Wireless Network (WLAN)
When considering your wireless network’s convenience, a business owner must decide if the wireless network is convenient or necessary. Many companies offer wireless as a convenience to employees and customers. Such a wireless network will have different network needs from a wireless network upon which a business is dependent.
A business wireless network has devices that are dependent on the wireless network. When your business wireless is crucial to your business functionality, then a wireless network design becomes crucial to your success. The design of a wireless network depends on the types of devices connected to the network.
As a business owner, you have to decide how your network is best used. Is your wireless network for your customers or your employees? Does your wireless network need higher speeds? What type of security does your wireless network need? We can help you decide the type of network that should be used in your business.
Wired Network (LAN) vs. Wireless Network (WLAN)
A wired network is always preferred over a wireless network in the business environment. A wired network will always provide a better network connection. If the wired network is the preferred type of network for business purposes, there are still other decisions to be made.
There are many wireless devices today, almost all of which can connect to a wireless network.
A wireless network can have gaps in coverage. The goal of designing a wireless network is to remove those gaps by having overlap wireless coverage.
Some internet providers have wireless networks allowing Internet access to locations that would not have the internet.
Security in a wireless network is important because your signal is available to everyone within the range of your network. Without security, anyone could access your network and your computers.
Proper planning and implementing a wireless network can be a great boon for your company. An improper setup can lead to frustration and downtime. Let HCP make the difference for your business.