Enterprise Networking: Cisco, D-Link, Netgear Offer Wireless Routers for Businesses on a Budget
D-Link DIR-655 Extreme-N Gigabit ($69.99)
Ideal for streaming HD video or streaming multiple applications simultaneously, this router's dual active firewall protection (SPI & NAT) helps block malicious attacks on networks from the Internet.
Cisco-Linksys E4200 Dual-Band Wireless-N ($155.70)
Double your network bandwidth with dual-band N (2.4 and 5 GHz) designed to avoid interference, maximize throughput, and keep WiFi freeloaders and Internet threats at bay with WPA/WPA2 encryption and SPI firewall.
MediaLink Wireless-N Router ($49.99)
This low-priced router includes a four-port Ethernet switch and supports all the latest security standards, including WPA, WPA2 and WPS.
Apple Airport Extreme 802.11N ($179)
AirPort Extreme works simultaneously on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, allows all devices on the network to use the best available band automatically and lets users set up a separate WiFi network with a separate password.
Netgear N900 Wireless Dual Band ($179.99)
Find and play media stored on an attached USB storage device on DLNA TVs, game consoles and media players and wirelessly access and share USB hard drives with this router.
Asus Black Diamond 600 ($128.50)
Dual-band transmissions enable both 2.4GHz and 5GHz spectrums simultaneously to give users faster, more secure connections.
Belkin N750 ($99.99)
With four gigabit ports for fast file sharing, preset security settings and two USB ports, the N750 DB provides versatile, multidevice coverage.
Buffalo Technology AirStation HighPower N600 ($93.99)
Coupled with High Power technology, including an onboard power amplifier and optimized antennae, the router provides enhanced range and increased performance at range.
Cisco Small Business Gigabit Security Router ($202.95)
The router's "multiple-in, multiple-out" (MIMO) technology extends its range and performance, while offsite workers can access the network through a secure virtual private network (VPN) function.
Vizio XWR100-CA ($59.99)
Support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 standards lets users employ a high level of encryption, regardless of client devices, as well as helps to prevent unauthorized access.