Review on Linksys® E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router
Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router provides brilliant performance and includes many interesting features. This router comes with a user-satisfying and compact design. Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router also includes a software application to help home users set-up and monitor their home wireless network with ease.
Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router is the fastest router device present in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. The router comes with an easy-to-use set-up software, which will certainly impress the home users. Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router possess some resemblance with other new routers, including Cisco Valet Plus and Linksys E3000.
Linksys E2000 is an advanced wireless-N router. Linksys E series includes four new wireless-N routers such as Linksys E1000, Linksys E2000, Linksys E2100L, and Linksys E3000. Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N router is an average wireless router with support for Gigabit Ethernet and selectable twin band, which allows it to provide the functionality in either 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz bands. All the Lynksys E series routers come with the new Cisco Connect software that is designed to provide user tools for easy customization and better home wireless experience. Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router is also compatible with the 802.11n draft standard which uses MIMO technology. As a result, the device offers increased data throughput and link range without any additional bandwidth or transmission power.
- FIVE – Look
Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router has a compact look due to its smooth and plate-shaped frame. The antennas available with the router device are concealed within the chassis. Thus, the router looks much compact and simple in design. The flat intend of this device helps it to stay grounded on any plane on which the device is placed. On the front side of the equipment, the Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router has an array of glossy-looking blue LEDs.
- FOUR – Ports and buttons
On the back side of the router, you can see four Gigabit LAN ports and one WAN port to connect to an Internet source, such as a cable modem. On the back end of the router device, you can also see a 'Reset' button, which is used to restore the router to its factory default settings.
- THREE – Set up
With the Cisco Connect software that offers setup and controlling functionalities, the user can enable better alignment and installation of the Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router. Installation CD is included with the router purchase package. The instructions available in the software direct the users to unpack and attach the device with the networking equipments. After that, the software takes about 5 minutes to perform the configuration process.
- TWO – Guest networking
Construction of a separate network for guests, called guest networking, is also available in Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router. The number of guests that can be setup with the device is 10 and the guests can not access the local resources other than the web.
- ONE – Capabilities
Like most other routers, Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router supports all accessible wireless encryption standards including WEP, WPA, and WPA2. The VPN connection options are also possible with this router. The router allows all obtainable VPN protocols including IP sec, L2TP, and PPTP. So the user can access office clients through the VPN connection even at home.
Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router offers a number of excellent features that many other expensive routers do not possess. Outstanding performance along with networking capabilities makes this router one of the best device available in the market. The Cisco networking solutions also adds much efficiency and fame to the router.