Edgecore’s Wireless Multi-Access Business Gateways (MBG) combines the functions of both a network gateway and wireless controller to provide a high-performance wireless network infrastructure that the company claims to be secure, cost-effective and easy-to-manage. In this news release on Earth Times, the company said that access control can be enforced on a per-user and per-user group basis including controls for firewalls, bandwidth limitations and scheduling.
“The Edgecore Wireless MBGs provide a robust set of features and functions making them ideal wireless network infrastructure solutions for SMBs and enterprises. To ensure maximum system reliability, the Wireless MBGs support WAN failover to ensure network availability, load balancing to optimize network performance, advanced roaming to ensure seamless mobility across subnets, and VoWLAN Quality of Service to deliver true voice quality over wireless.
“Access control can be enforced on a per-user and per-user group basis including controls for firewalls, bandwidth limitations and scheduling. Client management can be controlled via multiple user groups and multiple service zones. Management of access points is centralized giving administrators the ability to configure, control and manage multiple types of access points.
“Offering a host of security capabilities, the Wireless MBG can authenticate users based upon a built-in local/on-demand database or by accessing an external authentication database. The system supports local VPN, remote VPN and site-to-site VPN, and provides additional security through WPA, rogue AP detection, wireless intrusion detection and prevention.”