ZyXEL Introduces Robust, Affordable 11ac Wi-Fi for Hotels and Offices

New 802.11ac Unified Access Point Designed to Connect Guests or Employees with Ultrafast Wi-Fi

Jan. 4, 2016 – Hsinchu, Taiwan – ZyXEL Communications, a global leader in broadband networking technology, today introduced the 802.11ac Unified Access Point (NWA5123-AC) designed to drive guest satisfaction and workplace productivity with fast, reliable 802.11ac Wi-Fi connections in hotels and offices.

A recent survey conducted by Hotels.com revealed that almost a third of travelers worldwide see free Wi-Fi as a deciding factor when choosing a hotel. Similarly, Wi-Fi has also risen in importance in the modern workplace with research suggesting that 90% of organizations will support some aspect of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) through 2017.

ZyXEL 802.11ac Unified Access Point (NWA5123-AC)

With Wi-Fi now turning into a sought-after service, ZyXEL’s 802.11ac Unified Access Point (NWA5123-AC) is designed to offer reliable and speedy 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi with up to 1.2Gbps* data rate and 1.3 times** better performance than past models, thanks to the exclusive optimized antenna module, dynamic channel selection, load balancing and smart client steering technology.

Inheriting the design of ZyXEL NWA5120 Series of Unified Access Points, the NWA5123-AC comes in a low profile, smoke detector look with an embedded antenna that easily blends into a modern office or hotel room décor. It also means no extra accessory spending for users looking to replace their existing ZyXEL NWA5120 Series APs with the NWA5123-AC. The LED indicator can be turned off to minimize impact to users at night or in the dark.

“The combination of performance and design of the NWA5123-AC is tailor-made for hotels or offices looking to deploy or upgrade to 802.11ac Wi-Fi,” commented Crowley Wu, Senior AVP of ZyXEL Networking Business Unit. “Wi-Fi experience is now the key to better customer satisfaction or employee engagement, and having the NWA5123-AC is the right tool to help business owners achieve that goal.”

The ZyXEL Unified Access Points can work as a standalone AP or controller managed AP, flexibly switchable depending on business needs. ZyXEL has a comprehensive portfolio of Standalone, Unified and Unified Pro Series of wireless access points tailored for businesses of various scales and in different sectors. Find out more here.

*Combined data rate
**Based on ZyXEL Lab test results

ZyXEL Communications Corp.  
Founded in 1989, with over a quarter-century of innovations, ZyXEL Communications Corp. is a world-class networking company providing comprehensive and reliable Internet solutions. Delivering cutting-edge communications innovations to more than 400,000 businesses and 100 million consumers worldwide, today ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions on broadband access, commercial networking, and home connectivity for Telcos, business, and home users. With a strong local presence in 150 markets around the world, ZyXEL is the ideal partner to deliver tailor-made solutions to meet customers’ local needs.