New Firetide Wireless Bridge 100 (FWB-100)


Firetide today introduced the outdoor wireless Ethernet bridges. Expected to be available in April 2010, the new Firetide Wireless Bridge 100 (FWB-100) is software configurable for 2.4, 5 and 4.9 GHz and achieves up to 35 Mbps of throughput in 1 to 2 mile links, with US list prices of under $1,000 for 2.4 GHz band and under $1,500 for 4.9/5 GHz bands. FWB-100s are available in two outdoor configurations: FWB-102 & FWB-105. The FWB-102 provides two FWB-100 nodes with built-in 2.4 GHz antennas. The FWB-105 includes two external antennas for 4.9 and 5 GHz. Both models include a web-based management interface. FWB-100 product will be demonstrated at ISC West in Las Vegas, Nev., at Firetide’s booth 24083.