ZyXEL NWA-3160 Hybrid Access Point

ZyXEL Updated: 2009-02-05 RSS
ZyXEL NWA-3160 Hybrid Access Point

WLAN Controller + Enterprise-Class WLAN Access Point = NWA-3160 Hybrid AP

ZyXEL's 3000 series of access points provide enterprise grade performance and features in a SOHO priced package. Designed to function either as a stand alone AP or as part of a centrally managed solution, the 3000 series allows you to grow your network as your business needs grow. Rather than require an addition controller be purchased for managed functionality, an Access Point actually functions as a controller requiring you to buy less and taking up no space in your IT closet.

* Plenum rated housing for flexible installation
* 802.11a/b/g Wireless Connectivity
* Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) + Auto Traffic Classifier (ATC) for Quality of Service
* Wi-Fi WPA2 certified for maximum wireless security
* Multiple SSID support with Predefined VoIP, and Guest SSID
* Power and Secure Management options available

Ideal for High Density and Large-Scale Deployments
The NWA-3160 Business Wireless Access Point is a WLAN solution featuring 2.4GHz/5GHz dual-band, 802.11a/b/g tri-mode and PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) capabilities designed for small to medium Enterprises. It is built with LSOH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen) material and is compliant with UL2043, the so-called Plenum rating that supports installation in environmental airspaces such as areas above suspended ceilings. The NWA-3160 can be configured as an 802.11a or 802.11b/g access point with up to 19 non-overlapping channels (upon regulatory domain) for high density, large scale deployments. With dual-band support and rogue AP detection that covers the whole spectrum, you'll have all-aspect monitoring capability over the network. To business users demanding more channels and security, the NWA-3160 dual-band configurable wireless access point is the way to go.

Enterprise Class Security
ZyXEL delivers enterprise-class security features to small and medium businesses. To shield wireless communication at the source, WPA2 with TKIP/AES encryption provides the latest and toughest standard-based security while WEP encryption supports legacy wireless clients.

Virtual AP for Specific Applications
The NWA-3160 supports up to 8 multiple SSIDs with 802.1Q VLAN tag. This function makes the NWA-3160 perform as multiple virtual APs. The NWA-3160 also provides pre-defined voice SSID and guest SSID's for optimized voice prioritization, and offers top-level security for guest access without difficulties of complicated configuration efforts.

Powerful Management with Scalability for Massive Deployment
The NWA-3160 supports a wide variety of administration features with powerful and secure control over the system. It also provides a breakthrough benefit by using a centralized account on RADIUS server to control all the NWA-3160 access points; this simplifies management efforts and improves total network security. Moreover, users can perform massive installations and configuration upgrades with the auto-configuration functions. Simply put, the NWA-3160 is the best choice for small to medium Enterprises.