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Extreme Networks Unveils 'Snap-on' WiFi Access Points for Colleges

The Altitude 4511 Wallplace Access Point
The Altitude 4511 Wallplace Access Point

Extreme Networks has released the Altitude 4511 Wallplace Access Point.

The snap-on 802.11n access point, which is intended in the educational realm for dormitories and college campuses, use existing Ethernet ports and CAT 5/6 cabling in the walls.

Features of the Altitude 4511 Wallplace Access Point, which use Motorola's antenna and radio technologies, include:

  • One Power over Ethernet (PoE) cable;
  • A universal mounting bracket for installation on wall plates;
  • A size slightly larger than an iPhone (5" x 2.95" x 1");
  • An integrated WLAN controller;
  • A pass-through port for devices such as video cameras, printers, and workstations;
  • Support for device roaming and network security with a built-in firewall;
  • A 400mW radio, smart RF dynamic channel and radio power adjustment, and 26 dBm antenna; and
  • Snap-in keystone ports providing connections for additional wired services, such as VoIP phones and coaxial cable.

For more information, visit the Extreme Networks Web site.

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