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Linksys Re-Enters Business Wireless Networking Market

Linksys Business portfolio expanded with first Wi-Fi Access Points shortly after introducing first switches, VPN routers and IP surveillance products

Rushden, UK - February 18, 2014 - Linksys® today announced the expansion of its business networking line-up with the first of its business grade wireless access points. The new access points are ideal for businesses to deploy a fast, highly secure and reliable wireless network or to upgrade an existing wireless infrastructure. The new access points can be deployed as an access point, or range extender. Many businesses are facing a rapid increase of connected notebooks, smartphones and tablets and an increase in use of multimedia on their networks. The Linksys Business Wireless-N Access Points use the widely adopted 802.11n wireless technology to provide a fast and reliable wireless network and support advanced features such as Power over Ethernet for flexible placement, plus Rogue AP Detection and 802.11X supplicant for enhanced security.

"Wi-Fi is far more crucial to businesses these days - and is being deployed for many reasons. Wireless internet allows employees to work anywhere, have fast and free access to the web on mobile devices and enables new experiences such as voice over IP and video conferencing. At the same time hotels, retail stores and restaurants use Wi-Fi for hospitality purposes and in production, and logistics facilities it is used to connect handheld devices for real-time inventory control," said Steven Lin, director of product management for Linksys Business. "All businesses have one thing in common though: they all want their business processes to run smoothly which requires reliable solutions like we are offering with Linksys Business."

The Linksys Wireless-N Access Points can be deployed as a Wi-Fi access point or range extender to connect notebooks, smartphones, tablets, and other Wi-Fi devices to the network and the Internet.

Linksys Business Wireless-N Access Points

Wireless-N300 Access Point with PoE (LAPN300)

  • For desktop use or mounted to a wall or ceiling
  • Single Band with speeds up to 300Mbps*
  • Deploys as an Access Point or Range Extender
  • Advanced Security:
    • WPA, WPA2, 802.1X with RADIUS
    • 802.1X Supplicant
    • SSID to VLAN Mapping
    • MAC-based Access Control
    • Rogue AP detection
  • Can be powered by 802.3af/at compliant source such as a Linksys Business PoE Compatible Switch or through a Linksys Gigabit High Power PoE Injector
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • IPv6 support
  • Set-up and management through the Web Interface or Simple Network Management Protocol
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Wireless-N600 Dual Band Access Point with PoE (LAPN600)

  • For desktop use or mounted to a wall or ceiling
  • Dual Band (2.4Ghz + 5Ghz) with speeds up to 300Mbps + 300Mbps*
  • Band Steering support for optimal performance
  • Supports Access Point, and Range Extender mode
  • Advanced Security:
    • WPA, WPA2, 802.1X with RADIUS
    • 802.1X Supplicant
    • SSID to VLAN Mapping
    • MAC-based Access Control
    • Rogue AP detection
  • Can be powered by 802.3at compliant source such as a Linksys Business PoE Compatible Switch or through a Linksys Gigabit High Power PoE Injector
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • IPv6 support
  • Set-up and management through the Web Interface or Simple Network Management Protocol
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Availability
The Linksys Business Wireless-N Access Points are due to roll out in February through major distributors. SMBs and resellers can find a participating distributor at our website:
http://www.linksys.com/en-us/business/find-a-distributor

Wireless-N300 Access Point with PoE (LAPN300) MSRP £88.00
Wireless-N600 Dual Band Access Point with PoE (LAPN600) MSRP £122.10

About Linksys
The Linksys brand has pioneered wireless connectivity since its inception in 1988 with its leading innovation and engineering strategies, and best-in-class technology, design, and customer service. Linksys enables a connected lifestyle for people at home, at work and on the move, and with its award-winning products, simplifies home control, entertainment, security and Internet access through innovative features and a growing application and partner ecosystem. For more information, visit http://www.linksys.com/, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or watch us on YouTube.

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*Maximum Performance derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual performance can vary, including lower wireless network capacity, data throughput rate, range and coverage. Performance depends upon many factors, conditions and variables, including products used; interference and other adverse conditions. Actual data throughput may depend on the mix of wireless products used and external factors.

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