NETGEAR, Inc., the leading provider of networking products that power businesses both large and small, today announces the addition of WiFi 6 to the Orbi Pro portfolio. The Orbi Pro WiFi 6 (SXK80) Tri-band Mesh System is an industry-leading tri-band WiFi 6 (802.11ax) multi-node mesh system designed to grow with small businesses and home offices as the need to expand their area of network coverage increases. It is comprised of a single router and a single satellite and can expand to support up to 6 satellites (wireless nodes).
The Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Tri-band Mesh System provides the latest generation of WiFi technology to deliver increased capacity, advanced security and enhanced speed for employees, customers and guests of small businesses and small office environments. In an era where business is widely being conducted remotely while other members of the household are also dependent on connectivity, this new addition to the Orbi Pro family can also address the demand for separate and secure WiFi networks when working from home. Featuring the latest WiFi data security standard, WPA3, along with 4 SSIDs and VLAN support, the Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Mesh System provides a secure network while also isolating connections for separate activities, making it the ideal solution for today’s work from home paradigm.
With the Insight remote management solution, business owners are also empowered to manage their network from any location via the Insight app on a mobile device, without incurring the added expense of IT overhead. The Insight app also provides for a quick and easy installation of the advanced WiFi network, eliminating downtime and creating dedicated separate and isolated WiFi channels for employees, guests and administrative purposes.
The Orbi Pro WiFi 6 is designed to exceed the needs of those business owners with small offices and limited IT budgets, but the impact goes beyond these applications. This latest advancement to the NETGEAR WiFi product range also supports hospitality and service-based industries, including restaurants, bars, retail outlets, medical offices, professional services, and even small educational centers. For these organizations, providing reliable WiFi to guests and clients is essential to help improve customer satisfaction and it is a business imperative that internal operations are kept running safely and securely.
Joining the growing portfolio of WiFi 6 products from NETGEAR Business, the Orbi Pro WiFi 6 follows the WAX610 and WAX610Y WiFi 6 dual-band access points launched earlier this quarter. The Orbi Pro WiFi 6 maintains the proven and successful tri-band dedicated backhaul WiFi system design of the Orbi Pro. Through this wireless backhaul superhighway, it will support up to 6 satellites, covering a total area of about 1,700 square meters or 18,000 square feet. The Orbi Pro WiFi 6 provides 4x the capacity to support more device connections than that of the original Orbi Pro unit, enabling businesses to serve more customers with improved speeds and less congestion. With the Orbi Pro WiFi 6’s capability to accommodate greater capacity, the home office and places of business become better equipped to handle multiple video conferencing streams, large file transfers, IoT and security devices.
With advanced features such as dedicated quad-stream WiFi 6 backhaul, OFDMA, and MU-MIMO, customers will receive the highest performance WiFi for years to come. Business owners will be able to continue to add more connected devices on their business WiFi network over time, without any slowdowns.
High performance also includes robust wired connectivity. With the versatile 2.5 Gbps Ethernet port on the router and on each satellite internet speeds can be maximized even above gigabit. Each satellite, as well as the central router, also allows for more wired device connections for faster file transfers with 4GbE ports on each, two of which can be combined for Link Aggregation. The Link Aggregation feature can also double the bandwidth between the Orbi Pro WiFi 6 node and its connected client device by aggregating two Ethernet cables to form a single logical link.
By adding the Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Mesh System to a network, customers and employees will gain access to the best WiFi with higher speeds, less congestion, greater device density, and increased battery life for WiFi 6 smartphones, tablets and laptops.
Orbi Pro WiFi 6 is purpose-built for those small business owners who want to quickly set up and manage superb WiFi for both employees and guests with the help of the NETGEAR Insight app for remote cloud management. NETGEAR Insight enables ease of installation, even for those that are less technically inclined. With the Insight app from a smartphone or tablet on both iOS and Android, business owners are also empowered to easily monitor and manage their networks anytime and from anywhere with a quick glance at the app dashboard from a mobile device.
In announcing it’s launch, Netgear has confirmed the following prices depending on what level of network coverage you’re after!
For more information, you can check out the official Netgear website via the link here!
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