NETGEAR Wireless-N Networking Products Get Intel 'Connect with Centrino' Certification

NETGEAR says that its RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N Routers are the first wireless networking products in the industry to ship with the "Connect with Centrino" certification by Intel. NETGEAR's RangeMax Wireless-N Routers (WNR834B and WNR854T) have successfully passed the certification process ensuring compatibility and interoperability with Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N, which will be shipping in Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology based notebooks by the end of January 2007.

NETGEAR's RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N Routers, which have been "tested and verified to work together" with Intel Next-Gen Wireless N, were subjected to extensive real-world tests by Intel over the course of several months in typical home and enterprise environments. During the certification process, the RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N Routers were not only tested for compatibility with Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N, but were evaluated for performance, extended range, co-existence with other 802.11b/g clients and access points, and the ability to eliminate Wi-Fi dead spots.

RangeMax NEXT offers a complete family of draft 802.11n-compliant wireless products, including:
- RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N Router Gigabit Edition with 10/100/1000 Switch (WNR854T);
- RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N Router with 10/100 Switch (WNR834B/M);
- RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N ADLS 2+ Modem Router with 10/100 Switch (DG834N);
- RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N Notebook Adapter (WN511B/T);
- RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N PCI Adapter (WN311B/T);
- RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter (WN121T);
- RangeMax NEXT Wireless-N Access Point (WN802T).

The RangeMax NEXT wireless product family provides the security and ease of use that NETGEAR is known for with a robust set of features including: NAT and SPI firewalls, Touchless WiFi Security, 64- and 128-bit WEP encryption, Wi-Fi Protected Access Pre-Shared Key (WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK), Denial of Service attack protection, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, and Exposed Host for secure gaming.

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