WiFi: The ETSI EN 301 893 standard evolves in Europe

The European Directive 2014/53/EU outlines the requirements for making available radio equipment within European markets. The European Technological Standards Institute (ETSI) standard ETSI EN 301 893 addresses section 3.2 of the European Directive 2014/53/EU. The latest version of this standard (ETSI EN 301 893 v2.1.1), effective 12th of June 2018, impacts radio local area networking (RLAN) equipment operating in the 5,150MHz to 5,725MHz range. Products that do not comply with the standard can no longer be marketed in Europe after the 12th of June, 2018.

The Stormshield wireless products, the SN160W and SN210W, remain compliant with the standard. Stormshield wireless products comply with the new version of the standard and are not impacted by this change in the standard. Stormshield customers and partners can continue to use and distribute our products with confidence.

And for your other products, have you asked your suppliers if they are compliant?

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Marco Genovese
Stormshield Network Security Product Manager, Stormshield

Marco Genovese was born in Asti, Italy, a town better known for its great wine than for IT infrastructures. After a non-profit experience aiming to bring the Internet to the people – in 1994 – Marco went to study Computer Science and later collaborated with various companies in the security sector. He joined Netasq in 2008 as an International Pre-sales and, after several years, decided to combine quality of life and access to IT infrastructures by moving to Paris. He has been Product Manager for Stormshield Network Security since November 2016.