SMC adds small-biz VPN router
SMC Networks yesterday announced its SMCBR21VPN Barricade VPN Router aimed at telecommuting and branch office applications.
SMC intros $60 Draft 11n router
SMC shipping draft 11n auto-QoS router
SMC shipping draft 11n trio
SMC Networks announced today that it has started shipping three draft 11n wireless LAN products.
The SMC Barricade N Wireless 4-port Gigabit Broadband Router (SMCWGBR14-N) features a four port gigabit switch, built-in "Intelligent Stream Handling" auto-QoS technology and USB print server. Wireless security features include WPA and WPA2 support and Wi-Fi Protected Setup(WPS).
SMC intros dual-band outdoor AP/bridges
SMC Networks new outdoor access point / bridges targeted at wireless SMB building-to-building links.
The new SMC EliteConnect Outdoor Bridges come in two models: the SMC2890W-AG with external antenna options for both the 5GHz and 2.4GHz radio and the SMC2891W-AG with integrated 5GHz antenna as well as external options for both 5GHz and 2.4GHz.
SMC announces first RAID NASes
SMC today announced the first of its TigerStore SMB NAS Storage Servers. The SMCNAS04 is a BYOD NAS with four SATA drive slots to accommodate up to 3TB of storage. The same chassis is also available as the SMCNAS24 with four 250GB drives.
Both products support RAID 0, 1, 4, and 5, with "future options" for JBOD and BIG. Features include drive hot-swappability, integrated four port gigabit switch and three USB 2.0 ports for drive expansion, printer connection or connection to USB-enabled UPSes.
SMC to ship HomePlug AV adapter
SMC, Skype, FON team for WiFi Skype phone bundle
SMC adds WiFi Skype phone cradles
First Test: SMC’s WiFi Skype Phone
HomePlug Turbo Adapter Round-Up
HomePlug "Turbo" technology prominently touts that it delivers data at "up to 85 Mbps" rates. But Tim Higgins found that the usual games that manufacturers play with throughput claims has been taken to new lows with these products.