Motorola WiNG 5 Wireless LAN Solutions Help IT Departments Do More with Less

New 802.11n architecture offers a less complicated and more cost-effective route to more performance, agility and satisfied users

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 5 - The Motorola Solutions business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced WiNG 5 WLAN, the next generation architecture for its portfolio of 802.11n wireless LAN (WLAN) access points and controllers. WiNG 5 WLAN distributes intelligence and network services to the edge of the network, helping IT departments provide a better quality of experience for mobile voice, video and data services, gain the flexibility required to meet evolving infrastructure needs and deliver a lower total cost of ownership across the lifetime of their mobility investment.


o Motorola's WiNG 5 WLAN offers a simpler, more cost-effective way to
support business-critical voice, video and data applications by enabling
access points (AP) to locally enforce security policies, provide quality
of service (QoS) and mobility, and intelligently forward traffic
directly along optimal paths to avoid controller bottlenecks.

o The new WiNG 5 WLAN architecture delivers an improved quality of
experience by giving users better application performance on a more
trusted network. It boosts the capacity and resilience of 802.11n
networks through intelligent traffic forwarding, SMART RF for
application-aware self-healing and more resilient network services.

o Customers will benefit from an agile solution, with a flexible
architecture that allows a mix of virtual, local site or remote NOC
wireless controller deployments in a single distributed network that can
scale to thousands of access points with central policy management. WiNG
5 offers a wide choice of 802.11n APs and controllers and a simple,
zero-configuration installation that does not require VLAN
re-architecting of the wired network.

o Motorola WiNG 5 WLAN solutions help make deploying the latest mobile
applications affordable to more organizations by requiring less wireless
controllers, featuring APs that cover more area and have built-in
sensors for a Wireless Intrusion Protection System (WIPS) or network
assurance, and by reducing operating costs through the integrated
AirDefense Solutions for network management, security and network

o The WiNG 5 WLAN solution is now available globally on the RFS 4000
integrated wireless services controller and the AP 650 access point,
with phased introduction on the RFS 6000 and RFS 7000 wireless
controllers and the AP 6511, AP 7131 and AP 7181 access points expected
to be completed in the first quarter of 2011.


Craig Mathias, principal with the wireless and mobile advisory firm Farpoint Group
"The accelerating penetration of 802.11n networks and devices fueled by the demand for access to business-critical voice and video applications demand WLAN architectures that are robust, responsive and flexible. Motorola's new WiNG 5 architecture provides an unprecedented degree of flexibility, especially in the critical control plane functions that ultimately determine the performance, reliability and security of enterprise-class wireless LANs today."

Joe Griffin, chief technology officer, Keller Independent School District
"Managing the wireless infrastructure across one of the largest school districts in Texas is no easy task, especially when you're running high-definition video and multimedia content to students in multiple classrooms. Motorola's 802.11n WLAN has been instrumental in enabling us to deliver reliable access to our students and teachers, and we are eagerly awaiting the new WiNG 5 WLAN architecture so we can further strengthen our networks and continue to reduce our IT maintenance expenses."

Bob Sanders, senior vice president, Motorola Solutions
"Ensuring a consistent, high QoS for enterprise-class voice and video applications requires a resilient WLAN infrastructure that can quickly adapt to changes in RF conditions, data traffic patterns or security policies. By pushing intelligence to the edge of the network, Motorola Solutions offers customers a less complicated, more cost-effective way to maximize the performance of their 802.11n networks, to leverage a more flexible architecture that meets their changing infrastructure needs, and to deliver a quality of experience that meets the expectations of today's professional user."


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Motorola Solutions delivers seamless connectivity that puts real-time information in the hands of users, which gives customers the agility they need to grow their business or better serve and protect the public. Working seamlessly together with its world-class devices, our wireless network solutions include indoor wireless LAN, outdoor wireless mesh, point-to-multipoint, point-to-point networks and voice-over-WLAN solutions. Combined with powerful software tools for wireless network design, best-of-breed security, management and troubleshooting, Motorola Solution delivers trusted networking and access anywhere to organizations across the globe.

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