In the Gigabit era in Wi-Fi connectivity, upgrading to the 802.11ac standard represents the next step in wireless evolution. Many enterprises looking to break the 1-Gbps Wi-Fi speed barrier face the challenge of replacing existing 802.11n access points. While 802.11n operates on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency band, 802.11ac predominantly uses the 5 GHz band which by its nature traditionally reduces coverage when compared to 2.4 GHz. This led to costly and time consuming efforts for installers to ensure that sufficient APs were installed to give complete coverage. ZyXEL Smart Antenna technology is a groundbreaking feature of the WAC6500 Series of wireless APs that solves the coverage problem by adaptively adjusting antenna patterns to fit a variety of wireless environments. The Smart Antenna's industry-leading RF output power and sensitivity combine to offer greater coverage and performance over traditional networks, making ZyXEL's WAC6500 Series the ultimate one-to-one AP upgrade choice. As well as ZyXEL Smart Antenna technology, the WAC6500 Series includes several other new features including the innovative APFlexTM, tool-less mounting bracket, and many other software enhancements such as the ZyXEL One Network utilities, making the WAC6500 a complete product designed to streamline network installation and speed deployment for the best possible Wi-Fi experience.