What's new: Networking

What's new: Networking

Mitel WLAN Stand

Ideal for enterprise and SMB customers, this accessory enables a Mitel IP phone to operate as both a wireless client or an access point that supports voice, data and video over a wireless network. Operating as an access point, it provides wireless accessibility for up to six IP phones that have the WLAN stand installed. It supports both 802.11b and 802.11g wireless standards. In access point mode, it supports wireless multimedia (WMM) for wireless voice prioritisation (QoS), and WPA/WPA2 for security on a wireless network. It provides wireless data access for the PC via the 10/100 LAN port in the IP phone and eliminates Ethernet cabling for wireless IP phone clients.

Distributed by Telstra Business Systems and Uptime Distribution.
RRP: $250

3com Voice Ready Starter Kit

Aimed at SMBs with 20 users or less, this complete voice and network solution integrates three elements into a single package. It includes a wireless infrastructure (with Gigabit Ethernet), a complete, application-rich IP telephony solution (with a Gigabit phone), and a managed wireless infrastructure. It features the 3Com NBX V3000 platform, the unified Gigabit wireless switch, two 7760 access points and a 3Com 3103 manager Gigabit phone. Telephony features include voice messaging, auto attendant, call reporting and email integration. It offers integrated wireless security including WPA, WPA2 and WEP. Positioned as a base product, users can add phones (desktop, wireless, soft phones, third-party), access points and voice applications as the company expands.
Distributed by Ingram Micro and LAN Systems.
RRP: $6350

D-Link Managed Wireless Gigabit Switch

With these devices, organisations can install high-performance, secure, manageable and scalable unified wired/wireless local area network (LAN) switching. Two models are available: the DWS-3024 and DWS-3026. Each centrally managed 24-Port Layer 2+ stackable Gigabit switch can support up to 48 wireless access points (APs). With combo (small form factor pluggable (SFP), Power over Ethernet and redundant power supply (RPS) support, the switches provide organisations with easy upgradeability to next-generation 802.11n wireless LANs. Up to four of the new switches can be stacked to form a centralised management system, delivering up to 96 Gigabit ports and attachment to 192 wireless access points.
Distributed by BJE Enterprises, Bluechip IT, Edsys Computers, Ingram Micro, Lan 1, Pacific Datacom, Page Data Products and Synnex.
RRP: DWS-3024 - $9,399; DWS-3026 - $10,399

Netcomm Smartvoice Gateway

The V400 and V800 series of gateways lets SMBs add a single device to their existing telephone system to enable VOIP calls. The gateway is easy to integrate and totally transparent for end-users as they use their phone as normal. It looks after the least cost routing through the VOIP provider and not the PSTN provider. Extra lines can be provided with an in-dial and out-dial number available (supported by VoIP provider) without the cost of extra line rentals. Private networks can use peer-to-peer calling using the phone book which can register up to 100 extensions to phone each office/extension for free. The gateways also support call forward, call hold, call transfer and includes an IVR and call hunting for IP calls.
Distributed by Ingram Micro, XiT Distribution and OnIP.
RRP: 4 port series - $660; 8 port series - $1300

Nortel Business Communications Manager 50

Pitched as an all-in-one platform for converged voice and data communications, the solution is ideal for companies with up to 20 users, yet scalable to serve more than 40. It provides advanced capabilities such as robust telephony features, voice and unified messaging, IP networking, Internet access, contact centres with skills-based routing. The voice messaging feature lets callers leave important information on a mailbox for a selected user, department or groups of users. The unified messaging aspect converges voice, fax and email onto users' PCs or laptops, to be managed by one standard application, such as Microsoft Outlook or Exchange. This supports new e-business applications that improve operations and customer service, cost-effectively extend network services to remote workers, simplify moves and changes, and eliminate toll charges for site-to-site calls.
Distributed by LAN Systems.
RRP: $1700

Linksys One SVR3000

This services router delivers 16 ports of fast Ethernet LAN switching with full support for IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet on each port. Two 10/100 WAN ports provide access to the Internet either directly or through a separate broadband router or bridge device. Two 10/100/1000 BaseT ports offer cascaded expansion to other switches or application servers. All LAN and expansion ports have automatic MDI/MDI-X crossover detection and polarity detection will automatically correct cabling errors. Each port independently and automatically negotiates for best speed and mode (half- or full-duplex). Head-of-line blocking prevention keeps high-speed clients from bogging down in lower-speed traffi c and fast store-and-forward switching prevents damaged packets from being passed on into the network.
Distributed by Express Data, LAN Systems, Ingram Micro and Multimedia Technology.
RRP: $2209.95

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