Wireless Bridge

Connecting LANs wirelessly requires the use of Wireless Bridges.  Up until recently (mid 2001), Wireless Bridges have been expensive and intended primarily for “enterprise” use.  Some of these high-end products from companies such as Alvarion (formerly Breezecom) use proprietary standards and won’t interoperate with 802.11b equipment.  However, as the 802.11b standard has gained popularity, most new products are using that standard. These products come in different flavors, as manufacturers experiment with different price / feature combinations.  Here are some of the different modes you’ll find in Wireless Bridging products: Note: Different manufacturers may use different names to describe these operating modes. Point to Point (Master … Continue reading Wireless Bridge