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NETGEAR introduced a number of new products this week at CeBIT 2001.  Here's some info that we've been able to gather.  We'll update this page as we learn more:

Routers

FR314 - Cable/DSL Firewall Router - 4 Port
Based on technology from Sonicwall, it's a feature subset of Sonicwall's SOHO2, with a built-in 4 port 10/100 switch.  Read our review!

FR318 - Cable/DSL Firewall Router - 8 Port
8 port version of the FR314.  No pricing or availability info.

RP114 - Cable/DSL Web Safe Router
NETGEAR's OEM relationship with ZyXEL continues.  Essentially an RT314 in a chassis 1/3 the size (looks more like a 4 port switch than a router!),  the RT114 adds keyword-based Content filtering with time/day scheduling.  Logging now includes all web pages accessed and can be viewed either via the web-based admin interface or be emailed.  On-line priced at about $145, it's not yet in distribution.

FV318 - 8 port router.  No pricing, availability, or other info.

RO318 - 8 port router.  No pricing, availability, or other info.

 

Wireless

NETGEAR is joining the 802.11b wireless ranks.  Not sure whether this kills the Sharewave based Wireless11x line mentioned in the Comdex 2000 report.

ME102 - 802.11b Access point. Outpost.com is showing a price of $260 with availability of "1 to 2 weeks" (as of 3/25/01).

MA401 - 802.11b client PC card. Outpost.com is showing a price of $130 with availability of "1 to 2 weeks" (as of 3/25/01).

MA301 - 802.11b client PCI adapter. Outpost.com is showing a price of $45 with availability of "1 to 2 weeks" (as of 3/25/01). NOTE this is just a PCI adapter.  You need to purchase the MA401 to go with it.

 



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