Cisco 'smarten's its Linksys WiFi router lineup, adds a cloud link

30th June 2012
Cisco 'smarten's its Linksys WiFi router lineup, adds a cloud link

Mumbai, June 30 2012 – Cisco has announced new Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers (EA4500, EA3500 and EA2700) that deliver the latest in home Wi-Fi exploit the Cisco Connect Cloud, a software platform that simplifies how consumers connect, control and interact with their connected devices, including personal entertainment and home appliances. The new routers are ideal for active online homes, easily handling everything from streaming HD video and multiplayer gaming to downloading large files, adding storage or printers and connecting multiple devices. After creating a password protected Cisco Connect Cloud account, consumers can enjoy anytime, anywhere access to multiple home networks from their mobile, tablet app or web browser and give guests Internet access, set parental controls or add new devices to their network.
Cisco also announced the availability of its Cisco Connect Cloud mobile app which provides easy access to Cisco Connect Cloud on a smartphone or tablet, while at home or on the go. One breakthrough feature with Cisco Connect Cloud is SimpleTap. SimpleTap lets consumers connect devices to their Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router with as little as one tap of a button or with a quick swipe or scan of a device or tag, making it easier than ever to add devices to the network.
Additionally, Cisco unveiled the first set of mobile apps from third party developers that provide extended experiences to Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers. There are six new developer apps including an app that lets people search and “beam” online videos to a Smart TV or AirPlay compatible device; an app that helps install home monitoring cameras and enables monitoring at home and on the go, and apps that give parents easy ways to keep their children safe online, even when mom and dad are not at home.
Routers launched:
Linksys EA4500  App Enabled Dual-Band N900 Routerwith Gigabit and USB: Large, multi-room homes and home
Theaters; Faster HD video streaming onTablets, TVs and mobile devices; Connecting multiple devices; Adding storage, printers, or otherdevices; Adding apps via Cisco Connect Cloud … Rs 14,999.
Linksys EA3500 App Enabled Dual-Band N750 Router with Gigabit andUSB: Active online households and home
Theaters: Streaming HD video and music plusmultiplayer gaming; Connecting multiple devices; Adding storage printers, or other devices; Adding apps via Cisco Connect Cloud… Rs 12,499.
Linksys EA2700 App Enabled N600 Dual-Band Router with Gigabit: Networking larger households and
home offices; Surfing the Web, emailing and printing wirelessly; Connecting multiple devices; Streaming multimedia and gaming; Adding apps via Cisco Connect Cloud… Rs 9,499.
Common specs: Wireless-N Dual-Band; App Enabled; 4 Gigabit Ports; USB Port; DNLA Media Server; Basic Parental Controls; Guest Access; IPV6.
Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers are currently available and can be purchased at the retailers listed on