Essential Install August 2017 - Page 49

Essential Install | Network and Wireless Technology TP Link focuses on digital security Krika One and Krika Mini can identify all network connected devices demand exceptional video and audio quality in a single, unified distribution architecture.” To further simplify system integration and minimise costs, OmniStream R-Type can be powered using a PoE-equipped Gigabit switch or using a dedicated power supply. They are configured using the free Atlona Management System (AMS) 2.0 software, which serves as a centralised portal to monitor and manage an OmniStream R-Type system.  Krika is a custom installer oriented service. Its ethos is centered around existing in this age of network- connected technology, that people rely on their devices to work 24 hours per day and that when things are working well, it’s smooth sailing. But what happens when something stops working reliably? The reality is, even the finest electronic devices can crash and need updating from time to time, to get new features and stay secure. Krika One and Krika Mini are its offering to this problem and can be installed in all end user’s locations. The technology can automatically locate and identify all network connected devices (SNMP, UPNP, HTTP, SSH, SSL) and can display operational data including up time, firmware version and expansion devices. It can monitor system performances and then show this data on a easy to read dashboard and produce reports. It can send notifications via email and text if a device stops functioning properly, remotely reboot or Wake-On-Lan a large variety of connected devices and it is compatible with control system, AV gear, security equipment and much more.  TP-Link has introduced its newest product, the Deco M5 Whole-Home Wi-Fi System. Deco M5 is a mesh networking solution that provides wireless internet coverage and comprehensive digital security via TP-Link HomeCare. With built in anti-virus and malware protection powered by Trend Micro, Deco M5 provides a secure whole home Wi-Fi system. TP-Link HomeCare provides exploit and malware prot ection, plus SPI firewall and device access control. TP-Link HomeCare safeguards every device in the home from malware and hackers by blocking malicious sites, preventing intruders and quarantining infected devices. Robust parental controls can be managed in real time via the TP-Link Deco app, which allows the customer to manage and monitor access to their network, regardless of applications or URLs. The Deco app can even allocate a maximum amount of cumulative screen time per day to individual devices. Deco also provides monthly usage reports sent automatically to the customers phone so they can know exactly what’s happening on their network. “As home Wi-Fi networks are supporting more users and mobile devices than ever before, security across your home network becomes increasingly important,” said Dr Terence Liu, Trend Micro vice president. “Through our integration in TP-Link HomeCare, Deco M5 Whole Home Wi-Fi System is equipped with the most comprehensive package of security features on the market.” Powered by a quad-core processor, Deco M5 Whole- Home Wi-Fi System deploys the latest mesh technology. The dual-band AC1300 system is capable of throughput speeds up to 400Mbps on the 2.4GHz band and 867Mbps on the 5GHz band, and it supports MU-MIMO for smoother data streaming to multiple devices at the same time. Deco M5 is a system of three units that are positioned to fill a home with Wi-Fi, up to 4,500 square feet. With additional units available, the Deco M5 system can scale up to accommodate even larger spaces. Up to ten Deco M5 units can be added to a single network at any given time for seamless Wi-Fi coverage across incredibly large spaces. “Today’s consumers want seamless wireless throughout their homes and beyond into the garden. Deco M5 creates seamless Wi-Fi that allows them to stream, game and browse the internet in any room,” says Will Liu, UK country manager, TP-Link UK. “Deco M5 takes the effort out of home connectivity. The Deco app holds your hand through the simple set up and then enables you to set parental controls based on the individual device user’s age and interests. ART (Adaptive Routing Technology) automatically optimises Wi-Fi connections for every device, and Deco comes equipped with TP-Link HomeCare, which allows consumers to customise their network security through powerful features that include robust parental controls.” August 2017 | 47