ZyXEL Business WLAN Controller System, NXC5200 and NWA5160N Provides 11n Performance and Solid Protection for Mobility

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August 27, 2010

Hsinchu, Taiwan, August 26, 2010 – ZyXEL Communications (TSE: 2391), the world's leading broadband access solutions provider, announced today an enterprise wireless LAN controller system, the NXC5200 WLAN Controller and NWA5160N N WLAN Access Point to provide 11n high performance and secured mobility in medium to large enterprise and campus environments.

ZyXEL's Business WLAN Controller System provides centralized and scalable management scale up to 240 access points to help administrators adjust the scope of their WLAN network flexibly. It allows network administrators to manage individual wireless network channels on both configurations and data from a central location and provides zero-delay in roaming. Users benefit from high-speed and stable network connections for Internet access, video conferencing or VoIP calls.

Mobile users pose more critical threats to company networks than wire users. More than just a WLAN controller delivering flexible wireless mobility, ZyXEL's Business WLAN Controller System is also enriched with various kinds of firewall features that build a secure wireless edge. Furnished with solid and certified WLAN security of WPA & WPA2, as well as embedded firewall and license-based IDP & AV, the NXC5200 represents the solution, not only in encrypting wireless data, but also as a dependable guard in preventing threats, from mobile users, from entering into the core network. ZyXEL's Business WLAN Controller System is the best choice in overlaying the wireless coverage to the existing environment and in strengthening the safety of the wireless edge.

Due to more and more bandwidth being consumed by an ever increasing number of mobile device users, the wide bandwidth of 11n will eventually be required. The powerful system design of ZyXEL's Business WLAN Controller System guarantees this as a good investment in equipment, for it can handle the requirements of a wide bandwidth when 11n technology enters the field. The data that flows through each virtual AP can also be configured to be bridged locally or to enter the NXC5200 WLAN controller for better management. Intelligent data forwarding allows ZyXEL's Business WLAN Controller System to offload the burden to the network, while providing users the 11n performance.

The NXC5200 supports several features that allow for quick and easy deployment. It and its managed APs can automatically and mutually discover each other and get connected. Once the setting is finished, the configurations can also be spontaneously sent to each managed AP. The little effort required during the construction and setting provides the low TCO for IT managers.

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About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp., founded in 1989 and headquartered in Taiwan, is the leading provider of complete broadband access solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has undergone many transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Today, ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions of Telco, SME/Enterprise, and Digital Home for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Wired and Wireless Access Network Equipments, Networking Customer Premises Equipments, and Carrier Switches. SME and Enterprise solutions include Unified Security Gateways, LAN Switches, WLAN, and IP Telephony. Digital Home solutions include Network Connectivity Devices and Multimedia Solutions.

The company has 3200 employees and distributors in 70 countries, reaching more than 150 regional markets. The ZyXEL Communications Corp. includes more than 30 subsidiaries and sales offices and two research and development centers worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Website, http://www.zyxel.com.

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