According to 2023 predictions from wireless infrastructure analysts Maravedis, Wi-Fi 6 will continue its fast market penetration due to its ability to “deliver significant KPI improvements, particularly high throughput, reduced latency, and better performance in crowded environments.” Keeping one step ahead of these trends, we have expanded our Nomadix Networks portfolio with two new wireless access points (APs) and significant firmware updates that bring new performance and security features.
The APs include a wall plate model (AP 6WB) to address the one-AP-per-room requirement and a wall/ceiling model (AP 6SA) for medium, indoor coverage needs in areas such as corridors, staircases and individual rooms. These new additions further enhance our existing WLAN range, offering increased flexibility and competitiveness for projects in and around hotels, multi-tenant communities and any Wi-Fi Hotspot implementation.
Our Chief Product Officer Tammy Estes shared: “The launch of Wi-Fi 6 technology saw the fastest adoption in Wi-Fi history. Our wide range of access points, switches, controllers and gateways that comprise our family of Nomadix Networks supports that Wi-Fi 6 growth. With available stock of the latest products designed to address properties of all sizes and performance requirements, customers can quickly upgrade or build new networks that meet the connectivity demands.”
Here’s a quick snapshot of what you need to know:
- AP 6WB: This access point complements Nomadix’s existing entry-level wall plate model (the AP 6WA), adding increased performance and capability to power an in-room device such as an IP phone. It delivers a maximum throughput of up to 2.976 Gbps, has one 2.5 Gbps port for backhaul uplink and four 1 Gbps LAN ports, including 1 PoE Out.
- AP 6SA: Setting a new standard for connectivity in low-density areas, this wall/ceiling-mounted access point is an affordable, energy-efficient product for this use case. This provides another option to Nomadix’s model for high density areas (AP 6NA). It delivers a maximum throughput of up to 2.976 Gbps, and has two ports – one 2.5 Gbps SFP port and one 1 Gbps PoE port for backhaul uplink.
- Firmware Upgrades: This release includes several major features, including wireless client isolation, RADIUS security (RadSec), group pre-shared key (GPSK) – critical for multi-tenant deployments, Passpoint (Hotspot 2.0) support and configuration, and a documented application programming interface (API).
For more information on the Nomadix Networks portfolio, visit: Nomadix.com/Nomadix-Networks.