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Controller-Based Wireless LAN Fundamentals: An end-to-end reference guide to design, deploy, manage, and secure 802.11 wireless networks by Robert Marg, Jake Woodhams, Jeff Smith

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Chapter 6. Cisco Unified Wireless LAN Architectures

Earlier chapters looked at the reasons for the controller-based wireless solution called the Cisco Unified Wireless Network (CUWN). You also looked in detail into the protocols that enable the CUWN, especially Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP).

This chapter focuses on how the CUWN enables powerful systems-level features and flexible, scalable, resilient services-rich network architectures.

The chapter begins with a review of the basic CUWN architecture and then delves into how the architecture is flexible, scalable, and resilient and how it supports seamless and scalable mobility. Finally, the chapter concludes with an investigation of some examples of flexible, scalable, ...

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