Solved

Connect 2 buildings network/3 iles/Cisco Aironet

Posted on 2007-12-04
4
462 Views
Last Modified: 2009-07-22
Hello,

I would like to connect 2 buildings and need some suggestions. Ideally, Bridging them together or using a router to seperate them. i am not sure where to begin and wanted some suggestion on routers and wireless connectivity..Thanks in advance..
0
Comment
Question by:Atomicsteaks
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
tvman_od earned 168 total points
ID: 20408960
I would use a router. It will stop broadcasts over relatively slow connection. 3 miles away distance will require some sort of permit to use high power wireless connection. How about physical connection such as pair of wires from your local telco (dedicated line)? In this case you could use SDSL modems for T1 or more speeds. I've seen high range 802.11 connections for wireless Internet connections using dish antennas, this might be a solution but I'm not sure if it's possible to shoot 3 miles far using standard transmitter, because you don't want to violate FCC standards.
0
 
LVL 5

Assisted Solution

by:crashelite
crashelite earned 166 total points
ID: 20409015
wireless would require you to have tall towers to xmit and receive dew to the Fresnel zone

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fresnel_zone

i would just go with a VPN situation since both locations probably already have internet access
0
 
LVL 2

Assisted Solution

by:lemontee
lemontee earned 166 total points
ID: 20425889
Hi,

If let say one of the buidling do not have the internet access, you might need the outdoor AP to link up both buildings. You can use the high gain directional antenna to boost the signal. But bear in mind that the real throughput will be around 20+ Mbps via the 802.11 standard (a/b/g).

The advantage of this type of setup is cost effective and required less working time. What you need is the outdoor AP & antenna. If subscribe to Dedicated line there will be the charges every month.

The disadvantage of wireless is the bandwidth and the stability.

Hope it can give you some light.

Lemon
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In the modern office, employees tend to move around the workplace a lot more freely. Conferences, collaborative groups, flexible seating and working from home require a new level of mobility. Technology has not only changed the behavior and the expe…
Most of the applications these days are on Cloud. Cloud is ubiquitous with many service providers in the market. Since it has many benefits such as cost reduction, software updates, remote access, disaster recovery and much more.
Viewers will learn how to connect to a wireless network using the network security key. They will also learn how to access the IP address and DNS server for connections that must be done manually. After setting up a router, find the network security…
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…

808 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question