In business, employees working in unison usually produce better results. The adage is even truer for the access points serving a wireless local area network (WLAN).
A small business typically needs multiple wireless access points—for example, one in the lobby, another in a back office, and some in production areas, in meeting rooms, and in the lunchroom or warehouse. But configuring, securing, and managing them can be daunting. Especially if no one on your staff has WLAN expertise.
Here’s a trick for you: When you “cluster” standalone wireless access points, you can improve reception and roaming, strengthen security, and save many hours of technical labor—all without the expense of a wireless controller. Continue reading to learn more about clustering improvement.