Monthly New Networking Products for Homes & SMBs (Feb. ’16)


Welcome to monthly new networking products for the month of Feb, 2016. In this post, we’ll see some interesting computer networking products released for homes and SMBs over the last one month.

#1. Linksys introduces Max-Stream AC1900 MU-MIMO Gigabit WiFi Router (EA7500): (Further information)

  • 802.11ac Wave2 MU-MIMO technology.
  • 4K and HDTV streaming to multiple devices.
  • Max. combined speeds of 1.9 Gbps.
  • 1.4 GHz dual-core processor.
  • 4 x Gigabit LAN ports; 1 x Gigabit WAN port; 1 x USB 3.0 port; 1 x USB 2.0 port.
  • 3 x external & adjustable antennas.
  • MSRP: $199.99 USD.

#2. D-Link launches 5 MP Outdoor IP Cameras: (Further information)

  • DCS-6517 (Dome-style); DCS-7517 (Bullet-style). [MSRP: $699.99 USD; 849.99 USD]
  • 5 MP; Day/Night; Outdoor.
  • 2560 x 1920 resolution; WDR video enhancement.
  • H.264 & MJPEG compression.
  • 802.3af Power over Ethernet support.
  • IP66 weatherproof housing.

#3. Synology launches RT1900ac WiFi Router: (Further information)

  • RT1900ac Wireless Router powered by Synology Router Management OS.
  • Data transfer up to 1900 Mbps in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands combined.
  • Add-on packages provide VPN server, RADIUS server, DNS server, media server and other capabilities.
  • Traffic monitor, parental controls, Application layer QoS, beamforming, and other features.
  • MSRP: $149.99 USD.

#4. ZyXEL releases NAS326: (Further information)

  • 2-bay NAS that works in conjunction with Zyxel Drive, a personal cloud app.
  • Up to 105 MB/sec reading and writing data.
  • Storage can be allocated between multiple users and shared freely.
  • Remote access capabilities.
  • Data protection with RAID 1 capability.
  • MSRP: $149.99 USD.

#5. Logitech introduces Logitech GROUP audio & video conferencing: (Further information)

  • Audio and video conferencing for up to 14, or 20 people with optional microphones.
  • Works with any UC or video collaboration software.
  • Full-duplex sleek speakerphones.
  • Up to 4 omni-directional microphones.
  • 20-feet, or 28-feet diameter range with extended microphones.
  • 90-degree field of view; Smooth pan and tilt.
  • On-board H.264 with scalable video coding compression.
  • 10x lossless HD zoom.
  • Works with a computer with USB connection.
  • MSRP: $999 USD.

#6. Grandstream releases GXP2135 8-Line IP Phone: (Further information)

  • 8 Lines, 4 SIP accounts, up to 32 digitally programmable keys.
  • All-glass 2.8″ 320 x 240 color LCD.
  • Built-in bluetooth to pair with bluetooth headsets, speakers, and mobile devices.
  • Dual-gigabit ports; 4-way conferencing.
  • PoE support; USB port.
  • Supports major SIP-based IP PBX platforms.
  • Supports 11 languages.

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