Product Brief Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N Mobile Computing

Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N Product Description 1 The Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N product is an embedded 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N PCIe* Mini Card network adapter that operates in both the 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz spectra. It delivers high throughput and a host of features that enhance today's mobile lifestyle. Features 2 2 • Up to 5X faster and 2X greater range 1 • IEEE 802.11a/b/g and Draft-N quad-mode • Advanced security via 802.11i • Wireless support for Δ Intel® Active Management Technology • Business-Class Wireless Suite (v2): High-Density Networking • Support for Cisco Compatible Extensions* v4 • Easy-to-use Intel® PROSet v11.1 WLAN Software • Intel® “Connect with Centrino®” program • Friendly Neighbor Assurance Feature Performance 2 Up to 5X faster 2 1 300 Mbps Draft-N data rates offer major improvement over 802.11a/g 54 Mbps rates 2 Up to 2X greater range MIMO, diversity, and three-antennae support enable better wireless reception for greater bandwidth at farther distances Flexibility and Mobility 1 IEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N 1 Wi-Fi certified for existing 802.11a, .11b, and .11g standards, Draft-N certification is also expected when available Manageability and Security Δ Wireless support for Intel® Active Management Technology Enhanced asset management, remote system diagnostics, network protection and security independent of operating system functional state Advanced Security via 802.11i Wireless security is supported by WPA2 AES, which is the strongest encryption algorithm available today for mobile clients 6 Intel® PROSet v11.1 Intel® WLAN management software includes an optional toolkit for network managers Interoperability Business-Class Wireless Suite v2 (High-Density Networking) Second-generation Intel and Cisco collaboration allows Access Points and clients to change settings based on real-time network conditions Support for Cisco Compatible Extensions* v4 Cisco Centralized Key Management, Call Admission Control, Unscheduled Automatic PowerSave Delivery (U-APSD), and Voice Metrics Friendly Neighbor Assurance 40 MHz channels in the 5.0 GHz spectrum do not impact products that use the 2.4 GHz spectrum Intel® “Connect with Centrino®” Intel has certified Access Points from leading vendors through extensive compatibility and real-world performance testing Benefit Allows more simultaneous activity for file transfers, network backups, streaming video, multi-player gaming, VoIP, and more Dramatically improves connectivity throughout the home and enables more consistent coverage in the enterprise Increased connectivity options help mobile clients utilize multiple networks 1 (office, home, hot spots) and facilitate network upgrades to Draft-N or 802.11n Allows IT managers to remotely discover, heal, and protect wireless notebooks, which may result in reduced on-site support costs Helps ensure enterprise wireless networks are protected with stronger authentication and encryption security Well-known, easy-to-use application and IT administrator tools can help simplify client deployment and remote management of wireless settings and profiles Helps reduce interference and improve performance by enabling more dense AP deployment and increased throughput per client Help prevent noticeable delays in VoIP calls when roaming between Access Points and enable improved network diagnostics Supports current 802.11n standard direction, allowing maximum performance and peaceful co-existence with legacy 802.11b/g devices Selecting Access Points with the Intel “Connect with Centrino” identifier can help Intel® Centrino® processor technology end-users connect with confidence 6 Intel® PROSet for Windows Software Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software v11.1 helps enable a superior experience for end-users as well as IT administrators. Features include support for: • Wi-Fi Protected Setup • Added IT Administration Tool capabilities: – Install package creator • Intel® Active Management Technology – Central control over driver and application settings • Intel/Cisco Business-Class Wireless Suite v2: – Single Sign