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Hi all,
In a network from about 80 network services, how many you recomend must be wired and how many wireless
thank you a lot
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I never recommend wireless unless it is absolutely needed.  Wireless devices all share the same radio spectrum and the more you have, the more likely it is that will you have interference.  Also, wireless routers have to poll the wireless devices so that the more you have, the slower it gets overall.
DarinTCHSenior CyberSecurity Engineer
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if you are going to deploy a wireless solution
decide how many users will be on 'AT THE SAME TIME'
then build for more than that
so if you have 80 that will always be connected aim for 100
is this going to be an open netwrok
how are you going to secure it
are they just WAP - wireless access points connecting into an existing netowrk and authenticating against an Active Directory server?

there are the big guys like juniperand cisco that have systems that allow connections by many users and provide
a controlller to monitor and manage


how many WAP you will need depends on your topology and desired network coverage area

many small local vendors will come out, do a 'site survey' and recommend a product to cover you....
Fred MarshallPrincipal
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As few wireless as you can make happen.  
I would recommend wireless for these reasons:

Flexibility of user movement.
Significant reduction in cost of deployment, and in case of organizational structural changes.
ad hoc capability
More room for new user to join in.
Effective user access control and bandwith management capability

This is my recommendation.If it was helpful please click yes.
greg wardSenior Systems Engineer
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How many wireless controllers do you have?

Greg
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We once installed a Trapeze system for 50 users. It was expensive but worked very well and literally decimated costs for the wired LAN (this was a new "virgin" building)

The only exception were workstations that used shared Access databases on a server. This will fail (the famous Network I/O error) sooner or later, thus those stations stayed cable wired.

Similar systems are now offered by HP, Cisco, and NetGear.

/gustav

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Thank you all guys
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You are welcome!

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