|The EliteConnect™ Universal 2.4GHz/5GHz Wireless Access Point(SMC2555W-AG2) provides a secure and high-performance enterpriseclass wireless LAN supporting up to 64 users. The reliability, security, andmanageability of the SMC2555W-AG2 make it an ideal solution for anyorganization looking to satisfy its workforce’s mobile computing needs.|
New features included in the new SMC2555W-AG2 include Multiple SSIDsupport, Wireless Distribution System (WDS), VLAN tagging, and WirelessMultimedia (WMM) support. Multiple SSID’s allow you to create virtualaccess points with one physical unit. You can set different encryptionschemes and VLAN ID’s per SSID which allows for segmentation of usergroups and policies. WDS support enables repeating functionalitybetween other SMC enterprise access points or bridges. Wirelessrepeating is an alternative to extending your wireless coverage withoutthe need to run Ethernet cables.
Wireless LAN security is a main concern in enterprise deployment. TheEliteConnect™ Universal 2.4GHz/5GHz Wireless Access Point providesenterprise level advanced authentication and encryption securityfeatures. Security features include the new Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPAand WPA2), up to 152-bit WEP encryption, AES, 802.1x authenticationaccess control with key rotation (MD5, EAP-TLS per user per session key,EAP-TTLS per user per session key, session key and broadcast keyrotation, and PEAP), support for FUNK Odyssey and Microsoft RADIUSServer, up to 1024 MAC address authentication, disabled SSID broadcast,and up to 64 virtual LANs (VLANs) through 802.1x.
The new SMC2555W-AG2 also has flexible management features.Web-based network management tools make configuration and remotemanagement of the network simple. IT professionals can also useCommand Line Interface (CLI) to quickly and easily manage the device,along with telnet and SSH. In addition, SMC Networks EliteViewManagement Software and SNMP (v1, 2c, 3) support in SMC2555W-AG2allows easy integration of your wireless LAN with your wired infrastructure.Other management features include Syslog and Event Logging.
If extended range is required, users can choose among the wide selectionof SMC 2.4GHz/5GHz High Gain Antennas. SMC2555W-AG2 comes withdetachable antennas with R-SMA connectors for optional 2.4GHz and5GHz High Gain Antennas for extended range and coverage. The newenterprise level 802.11a/b/g Wireless Access Point supports Power overEthernet that adheres to 802.3af standard. Power over Ethernet supportreduces installation cost by using standard Category 5 cable to providepower to the Access Point. In addition, SMC2555W-AG2 providesan anti-theft mechanism by integrating a Kensington security slot on thedevice. All of the above make SMC2555W-AG2 a perfect solution withunparalleled flexibility and investment protection for your wireless LANdeployment.