Review: The next wave of Gigabit Wi-Fi products

Meru hits enterprise sweet spot, EnGenius and ZyXEL target SMBs with 802.11ac access points
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The access points (APs) in this round of tests include the enterprise-class Meru AP832, the SMB-class APs EnGenius EAP1750H and ZyXEL NWA1123-AC, and the Amped Wireless APA20 designed for homes and small offices. Then there is the enterprise-class HP 501 Wireless Bridge. We found the average maximum throughput speeds for the APs were in the range of 217 to 442Mbps. On the low end was the Amped Wireless APA20, one of the APs that only supports two spatial streams; all the other APs support three streams. On the high end was the EnGenius AP. Here are the individual results: (Read the story version.)

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