Press Release

Apr
20

New WatchGuard Access Point Brings Secure, High-Performance Wi-Fi Outdoors

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WatchGuard’s AP322 delivers fast, secure and reliable Wi-Fi coverage in harsh environments

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WatchGuard® Technologies  has announced the AP322, a new high-performance, cloud-ready outdoor access point (AP). With a ruggedised IP67 enclosure, 3x3 MIMO and 802.11ac support, the AP322 extends the benefits of WatchGuard's Wi-Fi Cloud outdoors for applications such as stadiums, schools, open-air cafes, retail centres and hotel pool areas. In any environment, organisations can now leverage the simplicity and scalability of WatchGuard APs combined with a powerful cloud-based security solution.

“Wi-Fi Cloud delivers the most comprehensive set of features for the price, including a patented Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS) solution, marketing tools and location-based analytics,” said Ryan Orsi, director of secure Wi-Fi solutions at WatchGuard Technologies. “With the addition of AP322, we’re helping customers extend that security and performance to outdoor environments. Now there’s a complete, cost-effective package for organisations looking to simplify the deployment, management and security of their Wi-Fi networks inside or out.”

The WatchGuard AP322 delivers dual concurrent 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz band radios, with data rates up to 1.3 Gbps and 450 Mbps, respectively. This high-speed connection delivers faster downloads and more responsive Internet performance. With three spatial streams per radio (3x3 MIMO), it also offers greater bandwidth and performance for large user groups simultaneously accessing the service. Two gigabit Ethernet ports allow an additional AP to be added for extended service and support for PoE+ offers easy installation and flexibility.

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud is a secure, scalable and feature-rich Wi-Fi management platform. When deployed with WatchGuard APs, it delivers powerful WIPS security, in-depth guest and airspace analytics and invaluable marketing and guest engagement tools. Architected from the ground up to focus on ease of deployment and administration, Wi-Fi Cloud simplifies even the most complex aspects of Wi-Fi management, making fast, secure and intelligent Wi-Fi accessible to organisations of all types and sizes.

For more information about WatchGuard’s APs and the new AP322, visit www.watchguard.com/wgrd-products/access-points.

For more information on WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud, visit www.watchguard.com/wgrd-products/access-points/cloud-managed.

About WatchGuard Technologies
WatchGuard® Technologies is a global leader in network security, providing best-in-class Unified Threat Management, Next Generation Firewall, secure Wi-Fi, and network intelligence products and services to more than 75,000 customers worldwide. The company’s mission is to make enterprise-grade security accessible to companies of all types and sizes through simplicity, making WatchGuard an ideal solution for Distributed Enterprises and SMBs. WatchGuard is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit WatchGuard.com.

For additional information, promotions and updates, follow WatchGuard on Twitter, @WatchGuard on Facebook, or on the LinkedIn Company page. Also, visit our InfoSec blog, Secplicity, for real-time information about the latest threats and how to cope with them at www.secplicity.org

About WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc. is a global leader in network security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence. The company’s award-winning products and services are trusted around the world by nearly 10,000 security resellers and service providers to protect more than 80,000 customers. WatchGuard’s mission is to make enterprise-grade security accessible to companies of all types and sizes through simplicity, making WatchGuard an ideal solution for midmarket businesses and distributed enterprises. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit WatchGuard.com.

For additional information, promotions and updates, follow WatchGuard on Twitter, @WatchGuardUK on Facebook, or on the LinkedIn Company page. Also, visit our InfoSec blog, Secplicity, for real-time information about the latest threats and how to cope with them at www.secplicity.org. Subscribe to The 443 – Security Simplified podcast at Secplicity.org, or wherever you find your favorite podcasts.

WatchGuard is a registered trademark of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. All other marks are property of their respective owners.

 

 

 

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Chris Warfield
WatchGuard Technologies
206.876.8380

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