802.11g arrives for home networks
1 April 2005 | 0
One the first wireless products based on the 802.11g networking standard, the D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G DI-624 is now available for home and small office wireless networks. This is a 2.4Ghz wireless broadband router with support for four users. The device allows users to securely share files, Internet access and peripherals such as network printers in a small office or over a home network. The D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G DI-624 includes an embedded DHCP server which, when configured, will automatically assign IP addresses to wireless devices, allowing other PCs to access the office LAN network and the Internet. The DI-624 also features omni-directional detachable antennae as well as power and link status and activity LEDs.
The DI-624 also comes with built-in firewall protection and management features such as MAC address authentication, stateful packet inspection (SPI) and content filtering. Advanced logging and filtering features provide information about intruders to the administrator so that the appropriate actions can be taken. Additionally, the DI-624 employs the basic parental control features of URL or Web address blocking, domain blocking and IP address filtering.
Web address blocking allows parents to block Websites with domain names that contain specific words. Domain blocking allows parents to block specific Websites and related sub-sites. IP address filtering allows parents to block any specific IP addresses, even if the URLs change. The D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G DI-624 retails for EUR193.
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