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Cisco Introduces Sleek, Secure Wireless Access Points for Small Businesses

Extend the reach and speed of your wireless network

A small business makes big demands on its wireless network. It must be fast, so users never have to wait to connect to the local network or the Internet. The wireless network also needs to be able to run the demanding new communications applications that small businesses now rely on. It must even provide a blanket of reliable Wi-Fi coverage within the building premises so that users don’t have to be tied to their desks. And for a small business, high performance isn’t enough—because many smaller companies don’t have on-site IT staff, wireless access points (WAPs) must not only be easy to use and set up, but should also secure their network. The only way to meet these demands is with modern Wireless-N access points that are designed for the small business.

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The Linksys E4200 Just Got Better – The E4200 V2 Now Available!

December 13, 2011 at 11:41 am PST

Cisco is pushing the envelope in home networking again, with the launch today of a new version of its supercharged E4200 home wireless-n router. The new Linksys® E4200 v2 Maximum Performance Dual-Band N900 wireless-n router provides wireless networking speeds up to 450 Mbps* in the 2.4 GHz band and up to 450 Mbps* in the 5.0 GHz band, a faster processor for quicker downloads from a USB connected storage drive, and greater range for use in large or multi-room homes. The E4200 v2 can handle all of the latest and most intensive home entertainment needs from streaming HD video to music downloads and multi-player gaming.

Additionally, the combination of internal and external amplifiers coupled with six antennas help increase the signal strength across greater distances, providing improved home network coverage and reducing dead spots. The virtual USB feature makes it easy to add printers, storage and other USB devices to the network and with the added 1.2 GHz processor users can experience faster download speeds from their USB connected storage device. Included in all Linksys E-Series routers is Cisco Connect® software, which provides the framework for simple setup and network management.  

So this is what you get with the new E4200 V2: Read More »

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Give the Gift your Gifts Want! A Wireless Router of Course!

November 22, 2011 at 10:52 am PST

Well the holidays are approaching and it’s about time to put your holiday shopping lists together.  Did you ask for or are you planning on giving:

  • Tablet like the iPad or Playbook
  • A new laptop
  • A new Smartphone like an Android or iPhone
  • Internet enabled HDTV like Sony Bravia
  • Xbox, Wii or Playstation
  • Kindle or Nook e-reader 

Well if you think about it – all these products above include wireless or provide capabilities for making them wireless so they can access the internet and give you a plethora of features and apps.  All these gifts are going to need a wireless router so they can access the internet in your home.  If you haven’t upgraded your wireless router in a while and you plan on bringing these gifts into your home – it’s a good time to think about upgrading your router.

You’re probably thinking why do I need to upgrade my router if it’s already working great?  Well the answer is — Read More »

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Take the Guess Work out of Which Home Wireless Router to Buy

September 21, 2011 at 11:35 am PST

We at Linksys understand that picking out the right router can be a challenge.  Do you buy the cheapest, most expensive or right in middle?  Or is it not about price and all about function such as performance, dual band, features, or range?  Or do you not really know?   

60% of households are not wireless yet and we understand there are new users to wireless networking everyday and don’t really understand all the specs about a wireless router — only that they need one because they want to walk around their house with their laptop while still being connected to the internet or want to connect their new tablet to the internet wirelessly or maybe, just want to start a wireless home network. 

All these reasons are good reasons to invest in a wireless router.  The things you should look for are Read More »

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It’s a Modem, It’s a router – It’s a Linksys Wireless Gateway!

September 15, 2011 at 9:10 am PST

Linksys X2000

Cisco’s Home Networking business is launching a new Wireless-N home router today that is actually pretty unique and can be very helpful to a lot of people looking to go wireless.  The new Linksys X2000 a Wireless-N ADSL 2+ Modem Router that works with either DSL or cable broadband connections.

 The Linksys X2000 enables consumers to access the internet and enjoy reliable wireless access on all their wireless devices around the home such as laptops, tablets, smart phones, game consoles and Internet ready televisions. The X2000 is the ideal solution for consumers to go wireless with their fixed broadband connection and for those who want to upgrade to wireless-N. The new hybrid solution provides the flexibility to connect to cable or DSL broadband connections when moving to a new home or switching service providers.   

The Linksys X2000 gateway is shipped with Cisco Connect software, enabling users to set up their wireless home networks in just a few easy steps on a PC or Mac. Consumers also have the advantage of being able to customize and control their wireless settings to match their individual preferences. Read More »

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