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Wireless and Networking Month in Review for April 2020

India Morgan
12th May 2020

What happened in April?

Welcome to our Month In Review for April, where we’ll discuss recent events and updates from MS Distribution.

MS Distribution Expands its Carrier-Grade Solution Range with Siklu

During April MS Distribution was appointed as a Siklu distributor for the UK and Ireland, enhancing the company’s portfolio with more high performance, carrier-grade options. Industry-leaders in mmWave technologies, Siklu’s range of solutions include a wide selection of 60, 70 and 80Ghz products.

For more information read the full UK & IE Distribution Announcement

Upgrade Your Backhaul With Siklu

Current circumstances have put a unique, increased demand upon WISP networks. With the recent distributor announcement with Siklu, MS Distribution are here to support and help customers upgrade their backhaul.

Siklu’s range of backhaul solutions include 70 and 80Ghz products, plus with their advanced ExtendMM software you can easily extend multi-gigabit capacity for miles and miles to reach even the most remote locations with high performance connectivity. for more information, please get in touch with us on [email protected] or 01295 220 330.

What’s New from MikroTik

Towards the end of April, MikroTik introduced a trio of products aimed at enhancing networks in both enterprise and SOHO environments. The CCR2004-1G-12S+2XS is MikroTik’s first router to offer 25G fibre connectivity. Sitting on par with the popular CCR1009 and CCR1016 routers, and boasting dual PSU inputs for redundancy, the CCR2004-1G-12S+2XS is an ideal choice for high-performance networks.

MikroTik RouterBOARD Cloud Core Router CCR2004-1G-12S+2XS

MikroTik RouterBOARD Cloud Core Router CCR2004-1G-12S+2XS

MikroTik’s CCR2004-1G-12S+2XS is a handy Cloud Core router that features 12 x 10G SFP+ and 2 x 25G SFP28 ports. Offering the most powerful single-core performance to date, the…

For better SOHO networking, MikroTik introduced the hAP ac³ LTE6 Kit and CRS326-24G-2S+IN. The hAP AC3 LTE6 Kit is a high-end addition to MikroTik’s popular hAP range and acts as a dual-band access point and 5-port Gigabit Ethernet switch. The device comes with a CAT6 LTE modem and carrier aggregation enabled, providing speeds of up to 300Mbps. For larger SOHO networks, the CRS326-24G-2S+IN is the desktop equivalent of a server-grade router and switch. It comes loaded with dual boot functionality, allowing you to run SwOS or RouterOS as your needs demand.

MikroTik hAP AC3 LTE6 Dual-Band Router with LTE Support

MikroTik hAP AC3 LTE6 Dual-Band Router with LTE Support

MikroTik’s hAP ac³ LTE6 kit features MikroTik’s newest CAT6 LTE modem. It enables carrier aggregation, allowing you to use the LTE connection with speed up to 300 Mbps and…

MikroTik CRS326-24G-2S+IN Cloud Router Switch

MikroTik CRS326-24G-2S+IN Cloud Router Switch

Don’t compromise on your home network setup. The compact and quiet CRS326-24G-2S+IN pack server-grade features into a home-suitable design: a pair of 10G SFP+ cages, 512 MB of…

New from Ubiquiti

Ubiquiti used the month to introduce the UniFi Redundant Power System, a proprietary redundant power system that can support up to six compatible UniFi devices. The USP-RPS continually monitors your devices and automatically provides power to any that experience an internal AC/DC power supply failure, ensuring your network stays online. Alongside it, they released the UniFi Switch Pro 24, a fully managed Layer 3 switch with 24x Gigabit Ethernet ports. The UniFi Switch Pro 24 features a rich set of Layer 2 capabilities and integrates Layer 3 functionality such as inter-VLAN routing, static routing, and DHCP server.

Ubiquiti UniFi Redundant Power System

Ubiquiti UniFi Redundant Power System

The UniFi SmartPower Redundant Power System, model USP-RPS, is a proprietary redundant power system designed to protect up to six UniFi SmartPower supported devices from…

Ubiquiti UniFi 24-Port Switch Pro Layer 3 Managed Switch

Ubiquiti UniFi 24-Port Switch Pro Layer 3 Managed Switch

UniFi Switch Pro 24 is a fully managed Layer 3 switch with (24) Gigabit Ethernet ports. (2) 10G SFP+ uplinks offer link aggregation for higher capacity and increased…

Ubiquiti also introduced another product in their 60GHz PtMP range. Incorporating innovative industrial design with advanced technology, the LTU-LR is a Point-to-MultiPoint (PtMP) 5 GHz Radio with an integrated antenna designed for use as a PtMP CPE. The LTU technology that breaks through the limitations of 802.11 Wi-Fi technology and supports 1024QAM for high performance and flexible bandwidth (10/20/30/40/50 MHz).

Ubiquiti 5GHz Long-Range LTU Client Radio

Ubiquiti 5GHz Long-Range LTU Client Radio

Incorporating innovative industrial design with advanced technology, the LTU LR is a Point-to-MultiPoint (PtMP) 5 GHz Radio with an integrated antenna designed for use as a…

Bringing Flexibility to the Forefront of Your Business with NOC-as-a-Service

Designed to meet your needs completely, NOC-as-a-Service is available on a sliding scale basis to ensure that your business is getting exactly the right level of service and resource to suit your budget and business requirements.

Since the launch of our NOC-as-a-Service offering, we have had some fantastic customer feedback and here is a reminder of what NOC-as-a-Service can do for your business.

  • Suits your budget regardless of the size
  • Supports existing network and processes
  • Highly flexible and will grow with your requirements

For more information on how this service could work for your organisation click to view our Dedicated NOC-as-a-Service Landing Page

RADWIN 1-2-1 Online Training and Support Sessions

During April, we launched our new 1-2-1 online training and support sessions to support our customers, in partnership with RADWN. We are committed to supporting you in the best way possible over the coming weeks and months during these unprecedented times, especially with internet usage being at an all time high.

Completely bespoke to your needs, the session is for you to tell us all about your network and where you are seeing your challenges right now. We will then work proactively with you to resolve these challenges with solutions that are quick to implement. If you are interested in setting up an online session, please get in touch with us on [email protected] or 01295 220 330.

Thank you for taking the time to read our month in review article. If you have any queries or feedback regarding any updates, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team: +44 (0) 1295 266 277 or email [email protected]