June 24, 2009, 2:04 am
Cisco has announced the launch of a new Linux powered Wireless-N broadband router with Storage Link and media sharing functionality, the Linksys WRT160NL. The new 802.11n draft 2.0 router includes dual antenna with R-SMA connectors, a 400Mhz processor, 8 MB of Flash memory, 32 MB of DDRAM and a USB 2.0 port for connecting external storage devices with media to be played back over the network via the built-in media server. Aaron Marinari, senior product manager for Cisco's Consumer Business Group said "In the past we have had many successful Linux powered devices. The WRT160NL is the logical next step combining Linux, 802.11n technology and USB storage functionality.