Ruckus Wireless rolls out wall-plate Wi-fi access point

Ruckus Wireless, Inc., has announced the ZoneFlex H510, a wall-plate access point (AP) featuring an integral wired switch and 802.11ac Wave 2 technology. The new AP is ideal for hotels, multi-dwelling units and student housing where Wi-Fi is often a cost of doing business due to the ever-increasing number of wireless connected devices in these environments.

“We see the benefits of 802.11ac Wave 2 technology in delivering optimal performance and reliability in the face of an increasing number of guest devices and in-room applications,” said Greg Beach, vice president of product management, Ruckus Wireless.

“Travelers today often think of a hotel as a home away from home, bringing with them their smartphones, laptops, tablets, and more. As a result, robust wireless connectivity is a must. ZoneFlex H510 relies on Wave 2 802.11ac MU-MIMO technology to deliver unprecedented in-room signal quality and data rates at an affordable price.”

The ZoneFlex H510 is a converged Wave 2 802.11ac AP and Ethernet switch in a compact and discrete wall-plate form-factor. It enables multiple wired and wireless connectivity options with a single Ethernet cable drop. Featuring multi-user MIMO support, H510 uses BeamFlex+ adaptive antenna technology to adapt to mobile client device location and orientation.