NETGEAR Inc. Announces Three New Products Providing Higher Throughput and New Capabilities
Jan 19 15
NETGEAR Inc. announced three new products providing higher throughput and new capabilities for improved network performance in businesses and education facilities. With these new, scalable offerings for wireless access management, switching, and storage in higher-density environments, the NETGEAR commercial product portfolio offers a solution breadth, support, and price-to-performance ratio unsurpassed in the industry. NETGEAR built the new products with high performance, flexible deployment, and ease of use in mind. They are designed to enable networks in growing and medium-sized businesses with larger campuses or branch offices, as well as mid-sized hospitality facilities, K-12 schools, university campuses, and growing medical complexes. The new products include: ProSAFE® M6100 Chassis Series: The world's first under-$8,000 all-in-one chassis offers the densest Gigabit and 10G port solution in a 4U footprint. It's a fully distributed fabric, passive backplane solution with full management and power redundancy. ProSAFE WC9500 Premium Wireless Controller: This high-performance controller supports the complete range of NETGEAR business-grade ProSAFE Managed Access Points. It's a scalable, centralized solution for dense environments, supporting up to 200 access points per controller in a stacked arrangement. ReadyNAS 3130 Series Network Attached Storage: With a 1U form factor for easy rack deployment in businesses of any size, this 4-bay NAS has a capacity up to 24 TB. Its powerful processor supports up to 200 simultaneous users and is especially suitable for virtualized environments.
Netgear Inc. Adds Multiple New Features to Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router
Jan 5 15
Netgear Inc. is adding multiple new features to its CES Innovations and PC Magazine Editors Choice, the Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router (R7000). Nighthawk now supports NETGEAR ReadyCLOUD for easier remote access to USB Storage, features an enhanced NETGEAR genieÂ® for remote network management, and includes a new install wizard to make it easier than ever to use Nighthawk in conjunction with existing Internet Service Provider (ISP) gateway and upgrade to next-generation 802.11ac WiFi. Add these new capabilities to Nighthawk through a free firmware update available this month on the NETGEAR Support website. The enhanced Nighthawk is one of the exciting products that NETGEAR is demonstrating to press, customers and channel partners this week in their suite in the Marriott Las Vegas during the 2015 International CES® trade show. The new capabilities that will make Nighthawk experience even better include: ReadyCLOUD support for easier remote storage access: With NETGEAR ReadyCLOUD, easily access files stored on a USB hard drive connected to NETGEAR Nighthawk router. The ReadyCLOUD app for desktop PCs, iOS and Androidâ ¢ mobile devices enables easier access to files anytime, anywhere, and from virtually any mobile device or computer. Easily share files using an email link, and quickly back up precious photos from smartphone to the USB hard drive locally or even when one is remote. Unlike other cloud options, ReadyCloud offers a secure, easy-to-access personal cloud at no additional cost through router-connected USB hard drive. NETGEAR genie app for easy network management now with remote access: The NETGEAR genie app for Nighthawk (R7000) now offers remote capabilities when away from home, enabling to easily access home network, view the network map, block WiFi devices, set up guest WiFi, and manage parental controls, anytime, anywhere, all through the app. Easy WiFi upgrade for existing Internet service provider gateway: With Nighthawk's new easier installation and support for both router and access point mode, streaming and playing won't be hamstrung by slower WiFi speeds if have an older-generation Internet gateway installed by ISP. While may need to keep the gateway to support services like VoIP, can use the Nighthawk router to upgrade WiFi to best-in-class 802.11ac WiFi to improve the range and performance of all devices. The Nighthawk (R7000) Smart WiFi Router automatically recognizes that it is being installed behind another gateway and will even help ot choose the router or access point mode, whichever is easier and more appropriate for network.
Netgear Inc. Announces Three Additions to its WiFi Range Extenders Product Family
Jan 5 15
At the 2015 International CES® trade show, Netgear Inc. announced three additions to its WiFi Range Extenders product family. The next-generation, CES Innovations Award honoree Nighthawk® AC1900 WiFi Range Extender (EX7000), the AC1200 WiFi Range Extender (EX6150), and the AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Essentials Edition (EX3700), give an easy and effective way to fight WiFi dead zones. User will enjoy whole-home connectivity for HD video streaming and online gaming on any device in any location of home. NETGEAR will demonstrate the new WiFi extenders to press, customers, and channel partners this week during CES, alongside other exciting new products in their suite in the Marriott Las Vegas. The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender (EX7000), the AC1200 WiFi Range Extender (EX6150), and the AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Essentials Edition (EX3700). All three extenders work with any router and leverage NETGEAR FastLaneâ ¢ technology, which uses two WiFi bands simultaneously to establish one super-fast wireless connection that is ideal for HD video streaming and gaming. In addition to extending the range of wireless home network, can also use the new Extenders to create WiFi access points. WiFi dead zones can create unnecessary restrictions on connected lifestyle, but broad product portfolio enables to match the right extender to home network. With the new Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender, user have pushed the performance capabilities, resulting in the fastest and most powerful WiFi Range Extender on the market. Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender (EX7000): Designed for maximum WiFi range extension, the high powered NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender (EX7000)  delivers 802.11ac performance with up to 1,900 Mbps of dual-band WiFi speed. This first WiFi extender in the Nighthawk product family NETGEAR s premium line of 802.11ac wireless networking products uses a dual-core processor and is outfitted with advanced high power amplifiers offering a staggering 700mW of wireless power to easily penetrate walls for WiFi coverage up to 10,000 square feet. Coupled with three high-gain omni-directional external antennas, Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender transmits the extended signal in a 360-degree radius to blanket entire home with strong WiFi coverage. Nighthawk Extender supports NETGEAR Beamforming+ technology, which focuses the WiFi signal on the location of device, minimizing data loss and delivering optimal WiFi speed. Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender offers five Gigabit Ethernet ports that act as a WiFi bridge, ideal for connecting up to five devices game consoles, smart TVs, streaming players, etc. to the WiFi network, eliminating the need to buy proprietary WiFi adapters. Additionally, can access and share all stored media with the USB 3.0 port. AC1200 WiFi Range Extender (EX6150): Designed to fit into a standard wall outlet, the NETGEAR AC1200 WiFi Range Extender (EX6150) is the first WiFi extender in a wall-plug form factor to offer 802.11ac performance with up to 1,200 Mbps WiFi speed. The extender is effortless to install, with Smart LED indicator lights that guide to an optimal location for the most effective WiFi coverage. Like the Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender, the AC1200 WiFi Range Extender improves the range of a home network and eliminates frustrating WiFi dead zones while enabling lag-free gaming and uninterrupted video streaming with 802.11ac speed and performance. It offers a Gigabit Ethernet port to connect wired devices to WiFi. AC750 WiFi Range Extender Essentials Edition (EX3700): The AC750 WiFi Range Extender has a convenient wall-plug design for easy placement. It offers dual-band WiFi up to 750 Mbps, external antennas for better performance, and one Ethernet port for connecting wired devices to wireless network. It boosts any existing WiFi network, giving a greatly improved wireless experience throughout home for WiFi connected devices including tablets, laptops, smart TVs, smartphones, and more. The new extenders are available now from major retailers in stores and online, at the following prices: Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender (EX7000), MSRP in the U.S. of $169.99. AC1200 WiFi Range Extender (EX1650), MSRP in the U.S. of $119.99. AC750 WiFi Range Extender Essentials Edition (EX3700), MSRP in the U.S. of $79.99.