With an aim to provide consumers with fast Internet connectivity for the home and office, NETGEAR, Inc., has unveiled the N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2+ Modem Router (DGND3700), the Ultimate Home DSL Gateway (News - Alert).
The N600 Home DSL gateway offers more secure, faster and more reliable network connections. It has come up in one convenient, power-packed device a high-speed ADSL2+ modem plus an improved version of NETGEAR's acclaimed Ultimate Networking Machine wireless router (WNDR3700) to meet the needs of today's advanced home networks.
NETGEAR works to deliver innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, according to company officials.
According to press release, wireless range and capacity are maximized with support for simultaneous 802.11n dual band networking at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, providing two completely separate networks for data and video traffic to avoid network overcrowding and loss of data in transmission. The N600 Home DSL Gateway supports NETGEAR ReadySHARE technology through two USB ports, transforming standard external USB hard drives into shared storage for access by everyone on the home network.
The N600 is DLNA certified, for streaming video or music from the external USB hard drive to any DLNA-complaint media player such as an Internet-enabled TV.
Recently, the new Ultimate Home DSL Gateway joined NETGEAR's growing family of high-performance routersand the company’s N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (WNDR3700), has won the coveted "Editor's Choice" award from PCMag.com.
Sandeep Harpalani, Senior Product Line Manager for Wireless Networking at NETGEAR said, “We call the N600 the Ultimate Home DSL Gateway because it offers the best of everything in one package – a fast ADSL2+ modem, maximum-range 802.11n networking simultaneously on two frequency bands, a high-performance dual-core processor, future-proof gigabit-connectivity for cable and fiber access, support for a shared media library and all the features required to fully enjoy the many possibilities of today's advanced home networks.
NETGEAR Live Parental Controls provide a centralized, flexible and reliable parental control solution for all the devices on the network, including Windows PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets. A broadband usage meter flags when data consumption is attaining monthly limits, avoiding costly overage fees for consumers with metered service plans.”
In other company news, TMCnet reported that NETGEAR(R), Inc. launched the ProSafe Quad WAN Gigabit SSL VPN Firewall (SRX5308), the first business firewall to provide in excess of 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) performance for under $500.
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Edited by Carrie Schmelkin