10 Things You Should Know About 802.11n - Power over Ethernet

 
 
By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2007-10-23 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
With a few enterprise-class wireless LAN vendors now selling devices based on Draft 2.0 of the 802.11n WLAN specification, here are 10 things enterprise wireless implementers should keep in mind as they consider the technology.
 
 
 
The current POE standard, 802.3af, may not supply enough juice to power access points with 3x3 or greater antenna configurations. A new POE standard, 802.3at, is in the works, but in the meantime administrators may need to get creative with the number of
10 Things You Should Know About 802.11n - Power over Ethernet
 
 
 
 
 
Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for eWEEK.com, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at agarcia@eweek.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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