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USRobotics Announces Ndx Wireless Product Family

4.11.2007

Wireless Ndx 802.11n Draft N

April 11th 2007 – USRobotics, a Platinum Equity company, has announced the availability of its Ndx Wireless Product Family. The new products use USRobotics’ Ndx wireless technology to deliver data throughput up to the equivalent of 270 Mbps bandwidth performance, and range up to five times greater than current, standard 802.11g products.

“Our Ndx products provide consumers and businesses with the enhanced range and throughput they’re looking for in the next generation of wireless products,” says Steven D. Dalrymple, USRobotics’ CEO. “They also deliver upon the commitment USRobotics made to ship products that are interoperable with products from other vendors, and will behave correctly when in close proximity to legacy 802.11b/g networks.”

Compliant with the IEEE 802.11n Draft 1.0 standard for wireless networking products, the Ndx family is also fully compatible with previous wireless standards and products, including those meeting the 802.11b and 802.11g standards, USRobotics’ own MAXg wireless product family, and other accelerated wireless technologies.

The Ndx family features five products aimed at advanced consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses looking for secure, flexible, and high performance wireless networking. They will be available in June at retailers and e-tailers throughout Europe and the Middle East. The products are:

  • USR5464 Wireless Ndx Router
  • USR5454 Wireless Ndx Access Point
  • USR9113 Wireless Ndx ADSL2+ Gateway
  • USR5412 Wireless Ndx PC Card
  • USR5419 Wireless Ndx PCI Adapter

Pricing is to be announced.

The products incorporate USRobotics’ SureStart Installation Wizard, SecureEZSetup™ and enhanced security features.

SureStart Installation Wizard allows for seamless installation of the Ndx product family and assists with security configuration for networks. SecureEZSetup provides users with one button or one-click security setup, ensuring networks and data are locked down. The product family’s enhanced security features include MAC Address Authentication, Disable SSID Broadcast, and an advanced SPI firewall in the Router and ADSL2+ Gateway, plus Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2)/802.11i, Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), 802.1x Authentication, and 64/128-bit WEP encryption on all products.


About USRobotics

USRobotics is a Platinum Equity company. For three decades, the company has been a leader in Internet access and networking, helping millions of people connect to the Internet with powerful, innovative products. The company is rapidly expanding its category leadership by transforming the latest technologies into reliable and easy-to-use high performance products, including high-speed, broadband modems; wired and wireless networking solutions; and Internet security devices; for the growing home, home office, and small- to medium-sized business markets. The company is dedicated to keeping people connected worldwide – to information, entertainment, and each other. USRobotics is privately held and headquartered in the Chicago area with its EMEA headquarters base in the UK. For further information, please visit the Web site at www.usr.com.

USRobotics is a registered trademark of U.S. Robotics Corporation. All rights reserved. All other company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.