Over 70 vendors and distributors exhibited at Everything Channel's XChange Solution Provider '08 conference. Here are a few of the products that caught the channel's attention.
Bandspeed AirMaestro 3100 AG
Wireless vendor Bandspeed showed off its AirMaestro 3100 AG Virtual Controller Access Point, which offers the benefits of controller-based wireless systems without the extra box. By incorporating a virtual controller via integrated software, the AirMaestro provides central management, load balancing, fast roaming for VoIP and rogue access point detection and mitigation. Aimed at small and midsize business with fewer than 500 employees, the access point supports 802.11a/b/g and includes three radios, one for 2.4 GHz, one for 5 GHz and one that acts as a security scanner. Bandspeed's AirMaestro is priced at $599 and is available through distributor Synnex.