The expandable Advanced Remote Node branch office router combines the functions usually found in several devices into one router for remote access to a network. The chassis supports one Ethernet or Token Ring local area network adapter slots and two WAN slots for a variety of links. The remote node router is due in November for prices starting at $1,945.
The Nautica Corporate LAN Access Module 840 is the latest addition to Bay's router family for the small office-home office market. It includes IP and IPX routing capabilities, PPP support, and frame relay. The new router is priced at $995 and is expected to ship by the end of the year.
Bay also announced software enhancements to its Optivity network management suite. A new version of BayRS routing services software now includes more bandwidth management features.
And the company also debuted ControlCenter 1.0, a new application to be included in the upcoming release of Optivity 7.1, due by the end of the year. This application can take an overall network view of a collection of routers and manage their configurations from a central location.
The company also announced a new remote access server for the System 5000 line, a compression module for the Access Stack Node and System 5000 MSX module, and quad synchronous interface modules for the ASN and System 5000, among others.