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Business WLAN Hybrid Controller/AP
Industry type:Electronics and communication
Product model number:NWA-3160 / NWA-3163 / NWA-3550
Zyxel Communications Corporation
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1. Taiwan's First Wireless Bridge with Multiple Modes
ZyXEL's enterprise-class smart bridges have three modes: single-mode bridge, smart controller and managed bridge; and their features can be customized to meet different requirements such as dual-band, larger coverage and outdoor deployment. The flexible combination and operating modes are great for SMB needs and provide elbow spaces for users to expand as the companies grow.

2. Smart Controllers Managing Up to 24 Wireless Bridges
In a conventional network environment, the staff needs to log into each bridge to perform settings or periodical firmware updates. In contrast, ZyXEL's enterprise-class smart controller/bridge combo is capable of managing up to 24 wireless bridges, or approximately 500 clients; the staff only has to set up the initial configuration file on the controller, and the managed bridges will automatically locate the controllers and import the files as soon as they are online. Since the staff no longer needs to do individual setups, the time required to do such settings can be significantly reduced.

3. Solution to Real-time Administration and Support Needs
When switched to the controller mode, the ZyXEL smart wireless controller/bridge combo will display Web pages containing information of all managed bridges, including basic data, statistics and the number of connected clients. On a conventional wireless network, when one of the bridges fails and needs to be taken offline for repair, the users connected to that bridge would be disconnected. To solve this problem, the ZyXEL smart wireless controller allows the staff to assign a backup unit; in case the original controller fails, all managed bridge would turn to the backup unit automatically and resume all operations without network outage.

4. All-aspect Protection for Risk-free Wi-Fi Applications
All ZyXEL wireless bridges come with packet encryption capability of the highest standard for protection to user data travelling in the air. Moreover, the information transmission between controllers and bridges is also tightly sealed in the tunnels to prevent hacker tapping any management data and settings. With the security measures at work, users of the ZyXEL smart wireless controller can relax and trust their ZyXEL wireless networks.

5. Excellent Radio Frequency Capabilities for Total Freedom of Mobility
ZyXEL's software team works closely with RF (Radio Frequency) chipset vendors to take full advantage of the chip design and improve the performance of related features. The ultimate goal is to provide enterprises with the best coverage from less investment on equipments, while offering reliable mobile connectivity for non-stop data transmission and thus higher productivity.


About Zyxel Communications Corporation

Focused on innovation and customer-centric technology and service, Zyxel has been connecting people to the Internet for over 30 years. Our ability to adapt and innovate with networking technology places us at the forefront of the drive to create connectivity for telcos and service providers as well as businesses and home users.
Zyxel is a global force in the communications market with an unrivalled international presence that includes:
- 150 markets served
- 1,500 passionate associates
- 1,000,000 businesses working smarter with Zyxel solutions
- 100 million devices creating global connections
Today, Zyxel is building the networks of tomorrow, unlocking potential, and meeting the needs of the modern workplace – powering people at work, life, and play. Zyxel, Your Networking Ally.


For nearly 30 years, Zyxel Communications has earned a reputation for innovative products that “make the world connect.” In 2016, Zyxel announced the launch of a global rebranding campaign “Your Networking Ally.” Now Zyxel is looking ahead to build networks that help people achieve their goals and change the world for the better. By identifying as “Your Networking Ally,” Zyxel highlights its core competence and the close relationship it shares with customers. People and organizations need a partner who understands their struggles and provides solutions that help them meet these challenges. Zyxel is that ally to stand side-by-side with our customers, helping them achieve their goals — unlocking their potential.

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