International Journal of P2P Network Trends and Technology(IJPTT)
Wi-Fi provides its users with the liberty of connecting to the Internet from any place without the hassles of plugging in the wires. It is quicker than the conventional modem for accessing information over a large network. This paper presents various performance metrics of WLAN in a simulated office environment for different applications namely file print and database access using a network simulator tool, OPNET. multiple scenarios with varying number of workstations have been created with either one or two access point deployed to cater to the needs of these user workstations.