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tymania
03-10-2010, 07:44 AM
I am in the market looking at purchasing Access Points for Commercial use. The areas that the access points will be covering is a warehouse environment and an office setting..

I have purchased wireless routers before and know what to expect from them.. are access points much different?
Anyone know what kind would be good to buy?
Anyone have any experience or run into any problems setting up access points?

Otter
03-10-2010, 08:42 AM
The only advice I'll offer on this is unless you're setting up access points so employees could surf the internet on their lunch don't rely on a football message board to help you with this kind of investment or you'll likely wind up be a presented an empty box for your belongings shortly thereafter.

tymania
03-10-2010, 08:55 AM
The only advice I'll offer on this is unless you're setting up access points so employees could surf the internet on their lunch don't rely on a football message board to help you with this kind of investment or you'll likely wind up be a presented an empty box for your belongings shortly thereafter.

ROFL... i am not relying on this board for this( i have a pretty good idea of what i want and need to do this).. i was just curious of what others have experienced with setting them up and what complications i might be able to avoid from others experience...
If no one has any... not going to hurt my plans

Otter
03-10-2010, 10:19 AM
There's far too many variables that weren't covered in order to respond with a relevant answer.

How large is the warehouse? How many users? What kind of bandwidth will they need? What obstacles are between the access points and the users? Will you be competing with other businesses or houses for signal strength? Did you scan the area to see what kind of interference you'll be dealing with daily? What is going to be on the back end of this system? What devices are on the front end? Encryption? Security?

I'm not trying to be an ass but it sounds like your about to invest a lot of time and money. If you need help with a virus that's one thing to ask here, setting up a business warehouse for wireless communication is another. That can get messy quick and the ultimate consequences of bad decisions or bad information is far greater than formatting a hard drive and reloading Windows.

Good luck.