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Network: recommended mid-range routers?

I'd like to see more midrange routers tested for functionality with RingCentral service. The routers listed on http://www.ringcentral.com/support/qos-router.html all seem to be top-tier , but I am looking for a basic router to recommend for my work-from-home employees (WFH) where there will only be 1-2 concurrent calls and price is an issue.

We've got a 50 user account, but half of our workforce are based out of their home offices.
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danno answered ·
I've had a lot of success with the Cisco Linksys EA4500.  It has QOS and is really easy to manage (without using logmein) when you have a large population of remote workers.  A good investment in technology avoids the time invested in troubleshooting technology.

http://www.cnet.com/au/products/cisco-linksys-ea4500/




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What pushed me away from linksys was that there wasnt a single linksys router on the 'tested' page, and similarly, no config guide for it. I went with a lower tier netgear after confirming with netgear support that all the suggested settings for the r6400 would be applicable to the r6250.
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Hi Chris.  The Netgear AC1750, is a good small/home office router option that we've tested supporting up to 10 simultaneous calls, successfully.  I believe the current price is about $130.  Same goes for the Rosewill unit (Rosewill RNX-AC750RT); currently priced at around $50.  Hope this helps.
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