Ruckus Wireless announced today the launch of the first two models in a line of new Ruckus ZoneFlex™ T300 Series outdoor 802.11ac access points.
The ZoneFlex T300 omnidirectional and ZoneFlex T301n narrow band models are concurrent, dual-band APs designed for high density environments such as stadiums, railway station platforms, and dense metro/urban hot zones.
The ZoneFlex T300 and T301n are significantly lighter than other outdoor 802.11ac APs. Many outdoor Wi-Fi applications have aesthetic considerations and require minimal visual impact, says Ruckus.
Both models support up to 500 concurrent users per AP and can operate as a standalone AP, or be centrally managed by a Ruckus ZoneDirector controller, SmartCell Gateway 200, virtual SmartCell Gateway (vSCG), or FlexMaster software. They also support co-location operation with distributed antenna systems (DAS) and small cell radios.
The Ruckus ZoneFlex T300 costs $1,295 (USD), with the T301n priced at $1,495 (USD).
Ruckus is big on Hotspot 2.0, with a single sign-on enabling secure roaming to many different access points.