Buffalo enhances its market-leading wireless range

New wireless products enhance network and connection speeds for home and business

London, UK, 19 March 2013 - Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, today announces the latest enhancements to its AirStation wireless family.

 

The additions to the AirStation family – which saw the launch of Buffalo’s world first 802.11ac standard wireless router last year – further enhances the company’s wireless networking offering. The products significantly improve both home and office users’ Internet connection strengths and network speeds.


The new products consist of the AirStationâ„¢ Pro Selectable and Concurrent Dual Band PoE Wireless Access Points; the AirStationâ„¢ Wireless AC866 Dual Band USB Adapter and AirStationâ„¢ Nfinitiâ„¢ Wireless-N Dual Band Ethernet Converter, Access Point and Bridge.


AirStationâ„¢ Pro Selectable and Concurrent Dual Band PoE Wireless Access Points


Both energy-saving Wireless Access Points deliver 802.11n speeds. While the AirStation™ Pro Selectable operates on a 2.4 or 5.0 GHz band, the AirStation™ Pro Concurrent Dual Band PoE Wireless Access Point operates on both bands. Their low consumption design enables users Power over Ethernet (PoE) and the automatic idle stop features save users on power and electricity, by automatically switching off the access point when there is no data communication. The added benefit of PoE facilitates installation and flexible placement anywhere – specifically, where power is not available.
AirStationâ„¢ Wireless AC866 Dual Band USB Adapter


Buffalo’s latest USB wireless innovation is the world’s fastest USB adapter. It enables users to unleash the speed and convenience of 11ac without requiring an LAN cable connection. It is the quickest and easiest way to make any computer, laptop or device with a USB port 11ac compatible – perfect for sending large amounts of data such as films or backups.


AirStationâ„¢ Nfinitiâ„¢ Wireless-N Dual Band Ethernet Converter


The new Converter device also enhances users’ wireless connectivity speeds to a maximum of 300MB per second. The product is ideal for online gaming and streaming multimedia files.
The converter is a versatile 3-in-1 device that can be used as an Ethernet converter, access point or bridge. Users can use it to connect any two wired devices, such as printers, TVs or DVRs, to an existing wireless network and upgrade to a fast wireless dual band network access point.
Fabien Rousseau, Director Product Marketing EMEA at Buffalo, said: “These three new products are a significant statement of Buffalo’s intent to be the UK’s most innovative producer of wireless devices. Each of these devices enables both home and business users to enjoy enhanced day-to-day wireless networking and internet speeds for enhanced streaming, gaming and file-sharing purposes.”

 

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About Buffalo Technology
Buffalo Technology is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was named the worldwide consumer NAS market leader 6 years in a row.
The company’s storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.
Buffalo’s strong international industry alliances with companies such as Intel, Broadcom™, Nintendo and Microsoft have allowed it to lead the industry in the development of the latest technologies into practical tools for the business and the home.
Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan. For more information please visit www.buffalo-technology.com.

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