Perceived security weaknesses in wireless networks is preventing 43% of firms adopting them, says a survey.
Independent research conducted on behalf of wireless network security firm AirMagnet also found that 29% of firms were delaying wireless deployments because they thought current wireless technology was slower or less reliable than traditional wired networks.
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Of those companies that had already deployed wireless networks, employee mobility (43%), convenience (23%) and increased productivity (12%) were the chief factors for using wireless connectivity.
Among firms using wireless, 63% said they planned to widen their deployments.