Siemens SCALANCE Wireless LAN Controller Complies with IEEE 802.11n IWLAN Standard
Siemens Industry, Inc.Posted 03/12/2013ATLANTA -- Siemens Industry, Inc. introduces the SCALANCE WLC711 IWLAN controller that complies with the IEEE 802.11n industrial wireless local area network (IWLAN) standard.
The new controller is centrally configured and monitors up to 32 access points and client modules, significantly reducing commissioning time and costs, especially with large IWLAN installations. Parallel operation of two controllers increases the availability of the communication network. The device does not require a fan and may be DIN rail mounted.
Designed to work seamlessly with the new SCALANCE W786C and W788C controller access points and SCALANCE W748 client modules, the controller-based IWLAN offers data rates of up to 450 Mbps.
A role-based security function restricts system access to only authorized users. Data is quickly processed and routed in layers 2 and 3 and expanded QoS functions ensure end-to-end IP prioritization for voice, video and data. Channels and power levels are automatically set with a RF management feature.
Additionally, the controller authenticates wireless devices connecting wireless access points and assigns each wireless device to a VNS. It routes traffic from wireless devices, using VNS, to the wired network, applies filtering policies to the wireless device session and has logging and accounting capabilities.
For more information on the SCALANCE WLC711 IWLAN Controller visit http://www.automation.siemens.com/mcms/industrial-communication/en/industrial-wireless-communication/network_components/Pages/network-components-iwlan.aspx?stc=usiia100019&sp_source=usiia100019.
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