Raising a WiFi Ruckus

April 4, 2015
Ruckus Wireless (NYSE:RKUS) has unveiled it ZoneFlex R710 WiFi access point (AP), based on Wave 2 features of the 802.11ac standard ...
Ruckus Wireless (NYSE:RKUS) has unveiled it ZoneFlex R710 WiFi access point (AP), based on Wave 2 features of the 802.11ac standard designed to enable multi-gigabit WiFi performance.

The ZoneFlex R710 is designed to allow the simultaneous transmission of multiple client streams to different devices over the same frequency, called multi-user multiple input/multiple output (MU-MIMO). The technology is intended to enable more than two times the density of mobile devices versus Wave 1 and aggregate data rates exceeding 2 Gbps. Field tests indicated 445 Mbps with two-stream-capable laptops and over 200 Mbps with single-stream smartphones.

The ZoneFlex R710 is designed to support up to four spatial streams and 500 concurrent clients. It integrates Ruckus-patented BeamFlex+ adaptive antenna technology, designed to enhance the operation of Wave 2 802.11ac technology by optimizing antenna coverage on a per client, per transmission basis.

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