WILIBOX ported embedded Linux software platform to 802. 11 hardware platforms based on Atheros SoC
WILIBOX, embedded Linux and IEEE 802.11 specialists ported the embedded Linux software platform WILI-S to an affordable 802.11 hardware platform based on Atheros System on Chip
Kaunas, Lithuania - November 23, 2005 - WILIBOX, embedded Linux and IEEE 802.11 specialists ported the embedded Linux software platform WILI-S to an affordable 802.11 hardware platform based on Atheros System on Chip.
The combination of highly functional WILI-S software platform and industry standard mass produced hardware opens new horizons for the wide deployment of 802.11 networks implementing functions and network structures earlier available only on expensive enterprise and carrier grade wireless devices and pushing enterprise/carrier grade wireless networking equipment street price to sub $100 level.
The Demo version of WILI-S for Wistron Neweb CA8-1, CA8-4 802.11 a/g hardware based on Atheros AR2313 chipset is available for download and evaluation on www.wilibox.com site. The evaluation guide provides information for quick evaluation of WILI-S functionality on CA8-4/1 including step-by-step instructions on how to upload WILI-S and how to backup and restore original CA8-4/1 firmware.
WILI-S on AR2313 supports up to 16 multiple BSSID (Virtual AP), per BSSID security settings, including WEP/WPA/WPA2 PSK and Enterprise (RADIUS), 802.1X, intra access point user isolation, per BSSID VLAN tagging, WEB login, dynamic white and black lists for walled garden forming and guest access, IP routing, bridging, stateful inspection firewall. Secure WDS capabilities together with WILI-S client mode (STA) functionality in open, WPA/WPA2 PSK and Enterprise modes make WILI-S a platform of choice for wireless CPE, PtMP bridges. The extensive client mode (STA) support on the affordable hardware platforms allows incorporating 802.11 networking capabilities into telemetry, utility metering and multimedia devices.
More information on the features and application scenarios can be found in WILI-S User's Guide, which together with the sample configuration files is available for download on company's WEB site.
WILI-S provides functionality and flexible management options for the large-scale Enterprise, ISP and Wireless Public Access networks. The platform is targeting WISPs, telecom operators and OEM, ODM manufacturers.WILI-S is available immediately under flexible licensing schemes starting from single device license and ending with royalty free platform acquisition.
Our experienced team of software engineers, which have developed WILI-S software will support, customize and expand WILI-S user and management interfaces as well as will provide integration services of WILI-S based and customer's 802.11 networking equipment on the request under attractive conditions.
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WILIBOX is a leading wireless networking specialist providing embedded Linux software platform for 802.11 wireless networks as well as flexible management system for WISPs, telecom operators and OEM, ODM wireless devices manufacturers. WILIBOX is a privately held company located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Find more information at www.wilibox.com.
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