Stories by Pradeep Iyer

Wireless technology puts users in place

FRAMINGHAM (10/02/2003) - As companies roll out wireless networks, one area of concern is how to automatically segment wireless users into the correct virtual LANs already established on the wired side. VLAN membership on wired networks typically is defined by the physical Layer 2 switch or Layer 3 router port to which a user is connected. But with wireless, users aren't tied to a physical port.