Top 10 Things Network Managers Need to Know About Wireless LAN Virtualization
Source: Meru Networks
As far as applications and users are concerned, the Virtual Port has all the same characteristics as an Ethernet port: consistent, reliable connectivity. The big difference is that whereas Ethernet is tethered to a wire, the Virtual Port travels with a client device throughout the network. It is also more flexible than Ethernet in other respects, letting network managers reallocate bandwidth and resources on demand.