SMC Networks has launched the Barricade N ProMax Gigabit Broadband Router (SMCWGBR14-N) – the perfect all-in-one networking solution for connecting and sharing high speed cable/xDSL Internet connection.

The new solution is now available to the local market through SMC Networks South Africa.
Designed for the home and office, this platform independent multi-functional router combines a 4-port 10/100/1000Mbps LAN switch, high speed Wireless-N (Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n) access point, NAT firewall with Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), Intelligent stream handling technology, a Multi-function print server and a User friendly web-based management interface in one convenient device.
The built-in wireless access point is 802.11n draft v2.0 certified while maintaining full backwards compatibility with the Wireless-G (802.11g) and Wireless-B (802.11b) standards.
This next generation wireless networking standard utilises advanced MIMO (Multiple-In, Multiple-Out) technology to deliver incredible speed and range.
“We are very pleased to introduce this latest solution to complement our existing range of broadband product. It is targeted at the growing small-to-medium environment, assisting independent and small group entrepreneurs to achieve optimum levels of connectivity,” said Paul Luff, country manager, SMC Networks South Africa.
With wireless speeds up to 300Mbps and up to 11x the coverage, there is enough bandwidth to simultaneously stream video and audio, play online games, transfer large files, make VoIP calls and surf the Internet.
“It adds measurable value to local network infrastructure and empowers users with greater functionality,” adds Luff.