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Access point
NETGEAR expands Australia and New Zealand portfolio with new access points
NETGEAR has announced its new range of WiFi 6 Access points: WAX202, WAX206, WAX214 and WAX218, which are now available in Australia and New Zealand.
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Distribution
Invixium and Open Options bring biometric solutions to more
Invixium has entered into a strategic distribution agreement in which Open Options will be able to offer Invixium biometric solutions to its network of access control customers.
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SD-WAN
Colt further secures hybrid working with new SD-WAN feature
“This marks another stage of Colt's SD-WAN roadmap to build a comprehensive, fail-safe, SASE enabled solution for secure hybrid working."
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Next-Gen Wifi
NETGEAR announces availability of next-gen WiFi 6 offerings for SMBs
According to NETGEAR, the Insight Managed WiFi 6 AX1800 Access Points, and the WAX610 line of devices deliver up to 70% faster speed to devices than its WiFi 5 predecessor.
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Network Security
WatchGuard releases two new enterprise-grade APs
The AP225W for multi-dwelling unit deployment and the AP327X for harsh outdoor environments.
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Small Business / SMB
Aruba expands smart switch portfolio with solution for SMBs
The 1930 Series integrates with existing Instant On indoor/outdoor APs, and can be centrally managed with the Instant On mobile app.
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Network Infrastructure
Cisco sets sights on SMB market with new product portfolio
Rolling out from April, the new products are designed to suit the needs of small businesses and Cisco is ‘doubling down’ on SMB-specialist partners.
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Wi-fi
Grandstream adds two new Wi-Fi access points to GWN range
Grandstream’s family of GWN Wi-Fi access points (APs) is now joined by two new additions: a long-range outdoor AP, and a new Wi-Fi AP with integrated internet switch.
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Network Infrastructure
CommScope named Gartner Customers’ Choice for LAN tech
Ruckus portfolio awarded in Gartner’s wired and wireless LAN access infrastructure Peer Insights.
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Small Business / SMB
Linksys launches new SMB APs and smart switches to A/NZ
Delivers enterprise-grade networking management, speed and security options to SMBs.
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Network Security
WatchGuard launches new ruggedised Wi-Fi access point
The WatchGuard AP327X is a new IP67-rated Wi-Fi access point (AP) with four N-Type connectors to support a variety of external antennas.
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Wi-fi
WatchGuard adds wave 2 access point for SMEs
The new access point offers secure Wi-Fi and location analytics for restaurants, medical offices, retail branches and distributed enterprise offices.
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Wireless
Enterprise WLAN market heading toward global slowdown
Revenue contribution from licenses exceeds contribution from access points for Enterprise Cloud in next five years.
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Wi-fi
Industry's first Wi-Fi 6 access point for SMBs coming in 2019
EnGenius Technologies will soon launch the industry’s first Wi-Fi 6 2x2 access point, bringing next-generation WI-Fi into the hands of SMBs.
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Ruckus
Huge discounts on Ruckus tech with Ingram NZ
Resellers new to Ruckus’ range of network APs and ICX switches can get 40-50% off selected products by purchasing from Ingram NZ for a limited time.
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Cloud
Ruckus and Easyweb to roll out free WiFi across NT
Once implemented, this project will help improve the ability of local businesses to advertise tours and services.
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Network Infrastructure
The channel-only managed networks platform for SMBs
Netgear has released Insight Pro, a platform that leverages the cloud allowing networking resellers and services providers enhanced efficiency.
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Network Infrastructure
Ingram and Ruckus team up to reward Kiwi partners
Ingram's partnership with Ruckus is heating up to the benefit of partners - especially those who found themselves in the VIP box for the AB's game.
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Network Infrastructure
Cambium Networks launches enterprise-class outdoor Wi-Fi access point
High capacity outdoor Wi-Fi deployments must withstand challenging outdoor environments, such as high winds, rain, and extreme temperature ranges.
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Wireless
Ruckus just got louder with Connector Systems and Ingram Micro
Connector Systems is ensuring Ruckus gets a lot louder in the local market, with the distie recruiting new partners and offering Foo Fighters tickets.
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Endpoint Protection
EXPERT INSIGHTS: Why every endpoint is a potential entry point
As the number of endpoints and applications within the enterprise grow exponentially, so too do the threats.