The DWL-8610AP Wireless AC1750 Dual-Band Unified Access Point combines the cutting-edge wireless speeds of 802.11ac with the unparalleled flexibility and scalability of D-Link's Unified Wireless Solution. The DWL-8610 is designed to support small to medium business or enterprise environments by providing network administrators with secure and manageable dual-band wireless network options. The DWL-8610AP delivers reliable, high-speed wireless performance using the latest 802.11ac standards with maximum wireless signal rates of up to 450 Mbps over the 2.4 GHz band, and 1300 Mbps over the 5 GHz band1. With band steering, the DWL-8610AP detects whether or not the wireless client is dual-band capable and if it is, it will push the client to connect to the less congested 5 GHz 802.11ac/n network. It does this by actively blocking the client's attempts to associate with the 2.4 GHz network. Band steering can ensure clients on the 5 GHz band can achieve their maximum performance without being bottle-necked by legacy 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n clients. This way, you can make the most of Wireless AC technology and at the same time ensure backwards compatibility with existing legacy equipment. AC Smart Beam technology enables the DWL-8610AP to have even greater reach than ever before. By focusing the wireless signal at connected devices, it guarantees continuous fast wireless speeds, anywhere in the office, even under heavy network utilization or in area that had bad wireless signal.