Gemtek Systems Europe announces today its new Synergy product line for Wi-Fi public wireless Internet access

Amsterdam, April 14th 2005. The Synergy product line continues fulfilling Gemtek Systems�' vision of ubiquitous, secure and cost effective wireless access infrastructures for the public operators and service providers. The Synergy product line is based on a powerful and flexible operating system, common to all its components, seamlessly manageable from a centralised position through the Gemtek Management System (GMS). Its versatility makes Synergy product line the appropriate answer to telecom operators�' future needs to build an all IP infrastructure to transport value adding and multimedia services.

The first element of Synergy product line will be the enhanced Hot-Spot-In-a-Box P-565, a scalable 5-in-1 device that sets new standards in price-performance for public WLAN operators due to its Remote Configuration Management and Auto provisioning features.

The P-565 device representing exceptional value for money by combining a Wi-Fi Access Point, an Access Controller, an IP router, a VPN gateway for Virtual Private Networks and a managed 4-port 10/100 Ethernet LAN switch into a single compact and tamper-proof unit.

The P-565 54Mbit/s Hotspot-in-a-Box supports the IEEE 802.11b+g+a standard, up to 250 users, with 16 VLANs and will be available through the Gemtek Systems Europe reseller channel from July 2005. The recommended retail price is €699 including the GMS client for remote configuration management and auto provisioning.

The Synergy product line will also include the P-785, outdoor Access Point and backbone infrastructure with its dual radio, dual band capability as well as an industry standard series of Access Contollers, Power over Ethernet (PoE) switches and a single box solution combining Access Controller and PoE switch. The key components of the new Synergy product line will offer a common platform to telecom operators and a uniform view of their Wi-Fi infrastructure.

Gemtek Systems Europe Synergy product line supports various AAA methods such as web browser-based access (UAM), 802.1x/EAP, RADIUS, Smart Clients, and MAC authentication simultaneously. This device is compatible with the roaming recommendations of the Wi-Fi Alliance (WISPr), the GSM Association and supports VoIP and QoS. It also supports the latest developments in security standards such as WPA2 with hardware acceleration.

The Synergy product line makes small and large scale networks easy to operate and manage - contributing directly to the Carrier's bottom line through low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Please refer to our website at www.gemtek-systems.com/europe for further details on the new Synergy product line and the P-565 plus future Synergy product line releases and for the full version of this press release with all technical details.

Gemtek Systems Europe will be launching the new P-565 Hotspot-in-a-Box, the first component of Synergy product line, at the Wireless LAN event at London, Olympia on Wednesday 20th April 2005 and Thursday 21st April 2005.


Gemtek Systems is a leading supplier of carrier-grade Wi-Fi public access solutions. Gemtek Systems was founded in 2002 and is a subsidiary of Gemtek Technology Co. Ltd, the leading global independent manufacturer of Wi-Fi and 802.11 products for the consumer, SOHO and enterprise markets. Gemtek Systems is headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with operating companies across Europe, Asia and China. Gemtek Systems is the world's only vendor that is 100% dedicated to Wi-Fi public access solutions. Gemtek Systems is also the world's only supplier of full, end-to-end access networks for WISPs, Telcos and mobile network operators. Gemtek Systems enables its customers to enjoy the additional benefits of integrated and optimized hotspot solutions beyond the features and functionality of a multi-vendor network.

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