|Accton To OfferAutoCell® To Maximize WLAN Performance For Its Partners|
Hsinchu, Taiwan and ACCTON, Mass., October 25, 2004 – Accton Technology Corporation (TAIEX: 2345), a leading solution providerof advanced communication products, today announced thatwill develop self-optimizing wireless local areas network (WLAN) access points available to Accton partners with Propagate Networks, Inc., developer of AutoCell® cognitive radio firmware for 802.11 wireless networks. Accton has selected Propagate's AutoCell® firmware to integrate into multiple reference designs for its WLAN access points ranging from the low-end to the high-end.
"Accton, by choosing AutoCell®, enables its partners to bring optimized access points and client devices to enterprise and small business customers so they can realize the genuine advantages of wireless networking," said Gary Vacon, co-founder and CEO, Propagate Networks. "Propagate is committed to making the Wi-Fi experience as painless as possible so users can simply plug in a new access point and never worry about neighboring interference and administrative headaches and still recognize maximum WLAN performance, automatically."
Along with the population with Centrino technology as well as the wireless built-in devices in the markets, the releases of 802.11 security standards as well as high-band and throughput, wireless applications gradually move into SMB and Enterprise from SOHO and home users. Accton is the rare communication companies in Taiwan who can integrate completed wired and wireless technology. Through the integration with Propagate Networks' technology know-how, Accton will expand the capability to deliver complicated technology with simple and plug & play interface to users and thus further to create the enterprise-level wireless market demand. Wireless application will be everywhere and anywhere from then.
About Accton Technology Corporation
About Propagate Networks
Propagate Networks develops and globally markets AutoCell®, its cognitive Radio Frequency (RF) management firmware that provides maximum 802.11 wireless local area networking (WLAN) performance in high density and high interference business environments.With more than 50 patent applications pending in the U.S. and abroad, Propagate has attracted such leading Wi-Fi industry leaders as strategic partners -- Atheros Communications, Chantry Networks and NETGEAR, Inc.Headquartered in Acton, Mass., Propagate has offices in China and the U.S. and is privately funded.For more information, go to www.propagatenet.com.
About Propagate Networks' AutoCell®
AutoCell® is patent-pending cognitive radio firmware that can be embedded in 802.11 wireless network (WLAN) devices, including access points (APs) and client adapters. AutoCell® is a distributed system that continuously monitors RF patterns—including both transmitting and client devices—and automatically tunes AP signal strength and channel selection to avoid RF interference. The result is a completely self-optimizing network that delivers peak performance, under all conditions.