Linksys’ new high-end router can provide networking speeds of 450mbps and look good while doing it.
Cisco has unleashed its newest dual-band wireless router in the UAE market. The Linksys E4200 is the “most advanced member” of the Linksys E-series routers, and can spew upto 450mbps of raw networking power. The router also touts SpeedBoost technology that uses MIMO to amplify signals using walls.
Mohammad Meraj Hoda, Managing Director, Emerging Markets, at Cisco Consumer said: “There has been a shift in the way people use the internet. It has changed from being a source of information to a portal for entertainment. People want to be connected at all times via their iPads, internet enable TV, Blu-ray players, game consoles and smartphones to stream, store and share vast amounts of media. In response to this, Cisco has drawn on its innovation heritage to equip consumers with the right tools to enjoy a better wireless entertainment experience.”
The E4200 also sports a USB port that allows users to plug in a USB drive to share files across the wireless network.
- Maximum performance up to 300 Mbps (2.4) and up to 450 Mbps (5.0 GHz)*
- Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4 and 5.0 GHz)
- 4 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
- 1 Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
- 6 antennas for maximum range
- Amplifier for maximum speed at extended range for greater in-home mobility
- 3X3 MIMO spatial streaming configuration on the 5.0 Ghz band for ideal performance for streaming HD videos, gaming and voice calls
- Prioritization of video and voice traffic over all other to deliver better performance for high demand traffic (QoS).
- Advanced security: WPA and WPA2 and SPI Firewall
- Plans to support IPV6 in spring 2011 through a free firmware upgrade
- USB port for easily adding storage devices that can then be accessed wirelessly, perfect for setting up your personal media server.
- Integrated FTP and UPNP media server functionality The LAN portLED lights can also be disabled to allow for a calmer environment.
- Connects to your DSL or Cable modem
The Linksys E4200 is now available across the UAE for AED 799.