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ZyXEL Business WLAN Controller System, NXC-8160 and NWA-8500, Provides High-Density Deployment

Zero-delay in Roaming, Easy Management and Lower Total Cost of Ownership

13-03-2007

Hsinchu, March 13 ,2007 -- ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE:2391), the world's leading broadband access solutions provider, today announced the enterprise wireless LAN controller system, NXC-8160 (the Wireless Switch) and NWA-8500 (the supporting AP), for high-density deployment or delay-sensitive mobile applications. The new Business WLAN controller system will be demonstrated at ZyXEL's booth (Hall 15 D05) in Hannover CeBIT taking place in March 15-21 2007. ZyXEL's Business WLAN controller system provides zero-delay in roaming with easy management and simple setup procedure. No RF site survey or wireless channel configuration is required. Features are built into the devices to lower total cost of ownership (TCO). With ZyXEL's WLAN controller system, customers benefit from quality VoIP, fast instant messaging and video conferencing.

The ZyXEL Business WLAN controller system allows network administrators to manage individual wireless network channels from a central location and provide zero-delay in roaming. These streamlines management and guarantee voice quality and user experience While roaming between APs, WLAN clients are set to connect to APs with excellent signal quality at all times with the best data rate so there is no delay.In addition, WLAN clients can roam seamlessly to different wireless areas in a company without time-consuming re-authentication or encryption key hand-shake.  Users benefit from high speed and stable network connection for Internet access, video conferencing or VoIP calls.

The ZyXEL Business controller system comes with the innovative Channel Blanket technology that enables fast deployment and easy maintenance since no complicated RF site survey or channel configuration is required to set up and manage the WLAN. For example, network administrators no longer need to reduce the output power to avoid channel interference with the cost of maximum coverage. All that's needed to expend or adjust WLAN coverage area is to install NWA-8500 in your network and you can say good bye to endless WLAN reconfiguration and channel re-assessment. In addition, the ZyXEL Business WLAN controller system is easy to manage with its user-friendly interface.

The low TCO of ZyXEL's Business WLAN controller system is the result of easy WLAN installation, deployments and maintenance. The system is highly integrated with many built-in features. For example, the included PoE ports allow network administrators save the extra cost of power line wiring in a WLAN infrastructure. In addition, since no cell planning is required, no RF expertise is needed which reduces cooperate IT budgets.

Availability
ZyXEL NXC-8160 and NWA-8500 are scheduled to be available in the second quarter of 2007, and can be ordered via ZyXEL's global sales network of system integrators and value-added resellers. To find a ZyXEL distributor nearest to your location, visit the information site at http://www.zyxel.com/web/where_tobuy.php

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world's largest residential gateway provider (In-Stat, 2006). ZyXEL's comprehensive Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions include access multiplexors, customer premise equipment, Internet security and Wireless LAN equipment, enabling high-performance network services for SOHO, small to mid-sized businesses and service providers. ZyXEL works closely with worldwide network equipment vendors, telecommunications companies, ISPs, and other major businesses. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.zyxel.com.

 

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