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Multiple routers over a large area

Hello,

We run a large warehouse facility. At present, you can only get wifi within a certain range of the office where the router is located. Is it possible to run cat5e cable to various locations throughout the building and add possibly 3-4 more routers. Each Router working off another in a chain fashion.

I would also like each router to effectively be part of the same network and have the same passwords and wireless name. So my devices auto connect to one seamless network as I move throughout the building.

I have done this before in my home with just one main router and an other. I'm just working how it works with scaling this to multiple and using them in a chain fashion.

Many thanks for you help.

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Re: multiple routers

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We have something like that here in the office. Same wireless network all over the 4 floors in 2 connected buildings. So just call your Cisco account manager and let him make an recommendation for a tech company to install and finetune it if you don't know such a company yourself.

Kees

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Nod to Cisco and Ubitiqy.

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But that seamless roaming looks to be a bust. Have you tested these? I did and Neflix would hiccup or fail on handoff.

Are you sure such a system is available today?
Bob

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