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Wifi Router vs. Switch+WAP

Last response: in Networking
May 2, 2012 6:40:14 PM

I'm needing to create wifi access for my business and at the same time be able to plug in multiple computers in a room with only one ethernet jack. I'm wondering if a regular wireless router would be sufficient, so I can kill two birds with one stone, or if I would be better off getting a switch + wireless access point, or does it matter?

The company's network already has a firewall/router, so this equipment would be behind that.

What would the easiest set-up be for this situation? Thanks!

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May 3, 2012 1:22:29 AM

If you already have a router, a switch and an access point would be best.
May 3, 2012 4:22:46 PM

I'd highly recommend seperating the traffic for the wirless, and using WPA-2 + AES + 11 character long password, so the wanna be hacker dosen't PWN your network.
May 13, 2012 1:52:17 AM

Best answer selected by Cactii.