ZyXEL Launches Business Wireless Access Point with Smoke Detector Design and Enhanced Performance

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Device boosts wireless coverage by 50% for hotels, cafes, malls and educational institutions

September 4, 2012 - Anaheim, CA – As demand for superior Wi-Fi access and support grows, ZyXEL Communications today introduced the NWA1121-NI, an 802.11n access point that increases wireless coverage by 50 percent compared to traditional devices in its class. With a unique ‘smoke detector’ design that makes it easy to install on ceilings for better wireless coverage, the NWA1121-NI is a great choice for small-to-mid size businesses (SMB) such as hotels, cafes, malls and educational institutions that want to offer a superior wireless network at a manageable price point.
Popular trends like Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), as well as increased use of Wi-Fi enabled mobile devices by business employees and customers, have heightened the need for high performance Wi-Fi networks at business establishments. As a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access, connected home solutions, ZyXEL designed the NWA1121-NI specifically to help SMBs respond to these demands with a high performance device that is economical, easy to deploy and visually unobtrusive. The NWA1121-NI uses enhancements like TX Beamforming, LDPC (Low-Density Parity-Check) and MLD (Multicast Listener Discovery) to improve the performance, reliability, and stability of the device.
“The NWA1121-NI, with its unique design and powerful features, is a crucial addition to our product line. The enhanced access point compliments our existing product portfolio and provides our customers and channel partners with superior wireless coverage, enabling them to meet the demands of today’s connected business,” said Steven Joe, executive vice president of channel business for Americas at ZyXEL.
The NWA1121-NI’s easy to install design, along with Power over Ethernet (PoE) support, allows for exceptional deployment flexibility. The device also offers eight different SSIDs (Server Set Identifiers) and Virtual LAN (Local Area Network) features so businesses can configure it for different usage classes, including employees and guests, to boost security. The NWA1121-NI is Plenum rated and made future-proof with dual-stack IPv6 support.

Pricing & Availability

The NWA1121-NI is now available at leading online retailers and from ZyXEL authorized resellers. The MSRP for the product is set at $169.99.

About ZyXEL Communications

Twenty-one year-old ZyXEL offers a high-performance, carrier-grade suite of access and security solutions. Through our partner alliances, we provide businesses with complete solutions and seamless support. With expertise in diverse technologies including wireless, security, cloud-managed solutions, Ethernet Switching, xDSL, and Powerline, ZyXEL offers integrated, secure network solutions to SMB, SOHO, residential and service provider markets. The company recently introduced its Aerobeam line of products designed for the home entertainment enthusiast.

ZyXEL’s North American headquarters are located in Anaheim, California. http://www.us.zyxel.com.

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