D-Link and Direct Beam Announces the Availability of Fixed LTE Wireless Routers
Mar 14 14
D-Link in collaboration with Direct Beam announced the availability of new innovative low-cost, high performance, fixed LTE wireless routers. The low OpEx, indoor and outdoor routers are designed to provide superior performance for subscribers and significantly reduced installation setup time for service providers. D-Link's new indoor and outdoor fixed LTE wireless routers, available on various LTE bands, were developed based on Direct Beam's patented advanced algorithms and technology. This technology increases overall coverage and speed by up to ten times higher than other routers currently available. In addition, the routers automatically perform self-beams steering adjustments when changes in the RF environment occur, maximizing the link performance at all times.
D-Link Announces New 802.11ac Business-Class Wireless Access Points
Mar 4 14
D-Link announced its first 802.11ac solutions in a new line of standalone business-class access points -- the AC1750 Concurrent Dual Band Access Point with PoE (DAP-2695) and the AC1200 Dual Band Access Point (DAP-1665). The DAP-2695 offers network administrators secure and manageable dual-band wireless LAN options utilizing the cutting-edge speed of 802.11ac wireless technology, along with premium features such as support for Power over Ethernet (PoE) and a plenum-rated housing. Designed for budget conscious IT managers, the DAP-1665 offers cutting-edge 802.11ac performance without the premium features. About the DAP-2695 AC1750 Access Point with PoE: The DAP-2695 delivers reliable, high-speed wireless performance using the latest 802.11ac standards with maximum wireless signal rates of up to 450 Mbps over the 2.4 GHz band and 1,300 Mbps over the 5 GHz band. Wireless AC performance coupled with Wi-Fi Multimedia(TM) (WMM) support and Quality of Service (QoS) feature make the access point ideal for high-demand business applications. The DAP-2695 also supports band steering and airtime fairness. When enabled, band steering detects and steers 5 GHz capable clients away from the overcrowded 2.4 GHz network to the less congested 5 GHz network. Airtime fairness allocates time equally among clients, so each client can transmit at its speed regardless of location or 802.11 standard version. The DAP-2695 allows small and medium businesses and enterprise network administrators to deploy a highly manageable and extremely robust simultaneous dual-band wireless network. Additional features include: Highly Secure Network - Maintains a highly secure network with a range of features including WPA/WPA2, Wireless LAN segmentation, and VLAN support, Flexible Operation - Supports a range of modes including an Access Point, Wireless Distribution System (WDS) with Access Point, a WDS/Bridge, or Wireless Client, Placement Flexibility - Plenum-rated, offers two Gigabit Ethernet ports, and has integrated 802.3at Power over Ethernet (PoE) support, Network Management -- Provides multiple options including web (HTTP), Secure Socket Layer, Secure Shell and Telnet; offers D-Link AP Manager II, or D-View SNMP management module to configure multiple access points from a single location and Support - Comes with the D-Link Limited Lifetime. About the DAP-1665 AC1200 Dual Band Access Point: With a street price typically under $100, the DAP-1665 is an affordable, high-powered 802.11ac access point capable of delivering combined speeds of up to 1,200 Mbps over two bands. Use the 2.4 GHz band's 300 Mbps for web surfing, email and chat, while simultaneously using the lower-interference 5 GHz band's 867 Mbps for network bridging, downloading, video streaming, and file transfers. For wired connections, the DAP-1665's Gigabit LAN port enables wired data speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps to bring wireless AC performance to Gigabit-compatible wired devices. Additional features include: Wireless and Wired LAN - Offers the latest 802.11ac wireless technology and is backwards-compatible with 802.11n/g/a clients; two external antennas increase range, Multiple Operation Modes - Operates as an access point, bridge, bridge with access point, repeater, or wireless client, giving the flexibility to meet a variety of networking requirements, Robust Wireless Security - Complete set of security encryption standards including WPA/WPA2 to safeguard against network intruders and Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to easily add new wireless devices. The new DAP-2695 and DAP-1665 are currently available through D-Link's vast network of channel partners, including value-added resellers and distributors.
D-Link Corp. Announces 802.11ac Upgrade Program for Unified Access Points
Feb 20 14
D-Link Corp. announced an upgrade program that allows customers to purchase the DWL-8600AP Unified Wireless 802.11n Access Point and qualify to receive the new Unified Wireless 802.11ac Access Point (DWL-8610AP) for a special price of $399 when it is available later 2014. D-Link's Unified Wireless systems empower administrators to exercise total control over their wireless networks by centralizing all aspects of provisioning and management. As D-Link's newest Unified Access Point supporting the IEEE 802.11ac standard, the DWL-8610AP delivers unparalleled bandwidth and flexibility for IT administrators looking to deploy a unified Wi-Fi network. To qualify, customers must purchase the Unified Wireless 802.11n Access Point (DWL-8600AP) through an authorized D-Link reseller. One DWL-8610AP will be offered at the discounted price of $399 for every DWL-8600AP purchased during the promotion period. Once the DWL-8610AP is introduced later this year, customers have a 90-day window to purchase the new Access Point at the discounted price from the same reseller. The program begins Feb. 18, 2014 and continues until announced availability of the DWL-8610AP. D-Link's selling DWL-8600AP Unified Wireless 802.11n Access Point is versatile and powerful and can be flexibly deployed as a standalone wireless Access Point or as a managed Access Point. When managed by a wireless controller or unified wireless switch, a network of DWL-8600APs provides unparalleled security and wireless mobility for wireless clients, and supports advanced features such as seamless roaming, load balancing and rogue AP detection. Enclosed in a plenum rated metal chassis, the DWL-8600AP adheres to strict fire codes for placement in air passageways. The new DWL-8610AP Unified Wireless 802.11ac Access Point will be available later this year and will feature the latest 802.11ac technology to bring customers to the forefront in cutting edge wireless technology. With maximum wireless signal rates of up to 450 Mbps over the 2.4 GHz band and 1300 Mbps over the 5 GHz band, this plenum rated Access Point will support PoE+ power and carry a limited lifetime warranty.