A CONVERGED PLATFORM OFFEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITY
The RFS 4000 is a fully integrated wireless controllerappliance, wired switch with 5 POE ports rolledinto one, with IPSEC VPN/firewall/WIPS security,RADIUS & DHCP server, 3G failover, and more.
Improve business process flow with one platformfor wireless voice, video, data and multiple RFtechnologies — Wi-Fi and 4G technologies in thefuture; rich enterprise class functionality includesseamless roaming across L2/L3 deployments,resilient failover capabilities, comprehensive security,toll-quality voice and other value added services.
GUEST ACCESS (HOTSPOT)
Provides guest access for wired* and wireless clients.built-in captive portal, customizable login/ welcomepages, URL redirection for user login, usage-basedcharging, dynamic VLAN assignment of clients, DNSwhite list, GRE tunneling of traffic to central site*,API support for interoperability with custom webportals*
3G CONNECTIVITY FOR FAILOVER OR RAPID DEPLOYMENT
Support for 3G wireless WAN backhaul with various off the shelf 3G PCI Express cards traffic when the primary WAN Link fails
ENHANCED END-TO-END QUALITY OF SERVICE (QOS)
Enhances voice and video capabilities; prioritizes network traffic to minimize latency and provide optimal quality of experience over the wire and over the air; SIP Call Admission Control and Wi-Fi Multimedia Extensions (WMM-Power Save) with Admission Control enhances multimedia application support and improves battery life and capacity
TRUE CONVERGENCE OF WIRED AND WIRELESS SERVICESFOR BRANCH FACILITIES
The RFS 4000 wireless services controller integrates wired, wireless and securitynetworking features into a compact and easy-to-use form factor, enablingorganizations to create survivable branch networks using a single platform. Inaddition, the RFS 4000 offers built in applications such as IPSec VPN, Firewall,RADIUS & DHCP provide all the necessary services for a branch facility.
ALWAYS ON SECURE NETWORKING
The RFS 4000 offers multiple features that ensure reliability and survivability ofbranch networking services in virtually any situation. The RFS 4000 protectsagainst access point and mesh node failure with SMART RF, a feature that keepsusers on-Net with automatic optimization and healing. WiNG clustering mechanismprotects against wireless switch failure and offers Active/Active or Active/Standbycontroller redundancy options. In the event of a WAN outage, a 3G ExpressCardguarantees Internet services by providing WAN backhaul options.Finally, the RFS 4000 Series displays true convergence by securing both thewireless and wired network with its Integrated Stateful L2-7 Wired/WirelessFirewall, Integrated IDS/IPS engine for Rogue Detection and Containment,Anomaly Analysis engine, DoS Attack protection and Ad-Hoc Network Detection.
EXTREMELY SIMPLE TO DEPLOY AND MANAGE —NO LOCAL IT SUPPORT REQUIRED
Multiple features combine to eliminate the need for onsite IT support fordeployment and day-to-day management, including: built-in intelligence thatallows the network to identify and automatically address network issues; zerotouch installation; and the integration of all wired and wireless networkinginfrastructure into a single device that is easily managed back in the NOC via auto-discovery and auto-configuration.
ADVANCED SERVICES FOR THE SMART BRANCH
The RFS 4000 not only offers wired and wireless networking and security services,but also value-added and productivity applications. An integrated customizableGuest Access application with distributed or centralized authentication enables abranch network to offer hotspot services for guests. The rich feature set providesgranular control over the many wireless networking functions required to deliverhigh performance, persistent, clear connections with toll-quality voice. Quality ofService (QoS) ensures superior performance for voice and video services. WMMAdmission Control, including TSPEC, SIP Call Admission Control, and 802.11k radioresource management, ensures dedicated bandwidth for voice calls as well asbetter control over active voice calls for a variety of VoIP handsets
As an industry leader in mobility, Extreme offers the experience gained fromdeploying mobility solutions all over the globe in many of the world’s largestenterprises. Leverage this expertise through Extreme Enterprise Mobility Services,which provides the comprehensive support programs you need to deploy andmaintain your RFS 4000 at peak performance. Extreme recommends protectingyour investment with Service from the Start Advance Exchange Support, a multi-year program that provides the next-business-day device replacement , technicalsoftware support and software downloads you need to keep your business runningsmoothly and productively. This service also includes Comprehensive Coverage,which covers normal wear and tear, as well as internal and external componentsdamaged through accidental breakage — significantly reducing your unforeseenrepair expenses.
The RFS 4000 enables distributed enterprises to provide any size branch officewith high performance, comprehensive, cost-effective and secure wireless andwired networking services.