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Publish | 2023-10-23
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Edgecore Networks Introduces its New Wi-Fi 6 & Wi-Fi 6E Access Points for Mastering Every Terrain

Edgecore Networks, a leading provider of traditional and open network solutions for enterprises, data centers, and telecommunication service providers, proudly introduces its latest range of access points, embodying the resilience concept, including EAP111, OAP101, OAP102 and a Wi-Fi 6E access point, OAP101-6E. In today’s fast-paced world, envision a Wi-Fi solution that meets or exceeds the demands of ever-changing environments. Enter the concept of resilient Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E connectivity, with Edgecore Wi-Fi expanding its portfolio of access points for mastering every terrain.

 

Wi-Fi has evolved beyond just providing connectivity, seamlessly integrating into our daily lives. The challenge lies in ensuring that this crucial tool can adapt to swift changes in application scenarios, environmental variables, and unforeseen uncertainties. Edgecore Wi-Fi consistently integrates the principles of resilient and robust connectivity into its designs. It pushes the boundaries of Wi-Fi 6 solutions, empowering users with enhanced environmental adaptability, ensuring stable and high-speed connections even in the most unpredictable situations. This adaptability is invaluable for Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and various industry users tasked with deploying Wi-Fi networks across diverse environments.

 

Conquering Extreme Environments

The EAP111 is a Wi-Fi 6 2×2 MU-MIMO access point with up to 3Gbps aggregated data rate. The EAP111 is equipped with a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio and ZigBee for IoT implementations and novel applications. The EAP111’s innovative design with an IP55 rating enclosure allows you to use the same model in indoor and outdoor environments.

 

The OAP101 and OAP102 are Wi-Fi 6 outdoor access points featuring 2×2 MU-MIMO, additionally the OAP102 supports 4 x 4 MU-MIMO for the 5 GHz channel. Both OAP101 and OAP102 are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions in outdoor and industrial environments with IP66- and IP68-rated, rust-resistant housing and an outstanding wide-temperature range. The access points are able to operate effectively and reliably in a broad spectrum of temperature conditions and are resistant to rain, wind, and snow, making them highly versatile and suitable for various environments.

 

 

Unleashing the Power of Wi-Fi 6E in Outdoor Connectivity

In a world where seamless connectivity is paramount, Wi-Fi 6E emerges as the beacon of next-gen wireless technology. The ‘E’ in Wi-Fi 6E stands for ‘Extended,’ as it expands the capabilities of Wi-Fi 6 into the 6 GHz band, offering increased capacity, wider channels, and reduced interference.

 

The OAP101-6E from Edgecore Wi-Fi exemplifies this shift, offering unprecedented performance and adaptability in outdoor environments. The OAP101-6E is a tri-band Wi-Fi 6E 2×2 MU-MIMO outdoor access point, designed to take advantage of the 6 GHz spectrum. The OAP101-6E is also designed to withstand harsh weather conditions in outdoor and industrial environments with an IP66- and IP68-rated, rust-resistant housing and an outstanding wide-temperature range. Resistance to rain, wind, and snow, ensures users always have consistent and dependable connectivity.

 

Wi-Fi 6E marks a significant improvement over Wi-Fi 6 by offering exclusive channels, promising enhanced wireless performance. With the OAP101-6E, service providers are able to ensure efficient channel utilization, providing high-speed connections across an expansive range without any overlap or interference.

 

Outdoor venues and setups harnessing the power of devices like the OAP101-6E not only set benchmarks but also define the gold standard for outdoor wireless experiences. Adopting such forward-thinking technology ensures users receive state-of-the-art wireless capabilities and underlines a commitment to long-term tech investments. This is the future of Wi-Fi connectivity, unburdened by interference, and broadening possibilities with its extended spectrum.

 

Expert Insights from Wi-Fi Expert

Here’s the testing review from Wi-Fi expert, Firas Shaari, sharing his test results for OAP101-6E: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7113943623892656128/

 

The newest addition to Edgecore’s AP portfolio, EAP111, OAP101, OAP102, and OAP101-6E, empowers MSPs and ISPs to embrace a wider range of use cases, ensuring comprehensive and stable network services in any environment. The APs can work in a standalone mode or be managed by ecCLOUD, ecCLOUD-VPC, or EWS/VEWS series controllers. The EAP111, OAP101, OAP102, and OAP101-6E are set to launch soon. Ready to lead the Wi-Fi revolution? Be among the first to experience the transformative power of resilient Wi-Fi connectivity with Edgecore Wi-Fi. Leave your contact information now, and we’ll ensure you’re at the front of the line. Contact us at https://edge-core.com/contact/

 

Durability Highlights:

 

EAP111 Indoor/Outdoor Access Point

  • Wi-Fi 6 2×2 MU-MIMO
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C (32°F) to 45°C (113°F)
  • Operating Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • IP55 Rating

 

OAP101 Outdoor Access Point

  • Wi-Fi 6 2×2 MU-MIMO
  • Operating Temperature: -40°C (-40°F) to 60°C (140°F)
  • Operating Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • IP66, IP68 rating

 

OAP102 Outdoor Access Point

  • Wi-Fi 6 2×2 MU-MIMO for 2.4GHz & 4×4 MU-MIMO for 5GHz
  • Operating Temperature: -30°C (-22°F) to 50°C (122°F)
  • Operating Humidity:10% to 95% non-condensing
  • IP68 Rating

 

OAP101-6E Outdoor Access Point

  • Wi-Fi 6E 2×2 MU-MIMO
  • Operating Temperature: -40°C (-40°F) to 60°C (140°F)
  • Operating Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • IP66, IP68 rating

 

Availability: To be launched soon. Please stay tuned with us for the latest updates. For more product information, please contact ecwifi-info@edge-core.com.

 

About Edgecore Networks

Edgecore Networks Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading network ODM. Edgecore Networks delivers wired and wireless networking products and solutions through channel partners and system integrators worldwide for data center, service provider, enterprise, and SMB customers. Edgecore Networks is the leader in open networking, providing a full line of open 1G-400G Ethernet OCP Accepted™ switches, core routers, cell site gateways, virtual PON OLTs, packet transponders, and Wi-Fi access points that offer choice of commercial and open source NOS and SDN software. For more information, visit wifi.edge-core.com

 

Reference: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231023588940/en/Edgecore-Networks-Introduces-its-New-Wi-Fi-6-Wi-Fi-6E-Access-Points-for-Mastering-Every-Terrain

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