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ZyXEL Broadband Gateways Ready for World IPv6 Day

06-06-2012

Anaheim, Calif., June 6, 2012 - ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet connectivity and routing products, today announced that its VMG1312 broadband gateway passed IPv6 interoperability tests conducted by the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL). This VDSL2 gateway now satisfies the requirements for participation in the World IPv6 Launch.

ZyXEL’s IPv6-enabled CPE implements IPv6 Ready Deployment (IPv6 RD), IPv6/IPv4 Dual Stack and IPv6/IPv4 Dual Stack Lite. These three transition paths allow service providers to either run IPv6 only or IPv4 and IPv6 simultaneously, with each facilitating a gradual rollout of IPv6 service within the network. In 2004, ZyXEL began the process to obtain its first IPv6 Ready Logo certificate and has continued to receive this certification across a wide range of product lines while adding support for additional IPv6 features.
 
“ZyXEL is proud of achieving this milestone in our ongoing effort for interoperability. We appreciate UNH-IOL’s support and expert guidance through this process,” said Brian Feng, senior vice president at ZyXEL. “We have provisioned IPv6 support for several ADSL2+, VDSL2 and bonded VDSL2 gateways to simplify and accelerate carrier deployment of these products.”

UNH-IOL is an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry. They have been conducting IPv6 interoperability tests for home system integrators during the fourth IPv6 CE (Home Router) Test Event, April 16 – 20, 2012. The UNH-IOL offers accredited testing for the IPv6 Ready Logo Program and has been highly involved in the IPv6 Forum’s IPv6 Ready Logo Program as the North American regional officer and a technical contributor.

Availability

Please call 1.800.255.4101 or email telco@zyxel.com for a broad range of broadband gateways and business networking products supporting IPv6

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL offers reliable, end-to-end, fully-converged solutions for delivering broadband access, services and applications for home and businesses.  Our desire to build exactly what the carrier wants, our talent to deliver it, and our commitment to lifecycle support makes ZyXEL a valued and dependable business partner.  With North American headquarters in Anaheim, California, ZyXEL’s affordable, high-performance products include CPEs and DSLAMs, cable access, broadband-sharing, LTE, WiMAX, VoIP, Ethernet, network security, wireless and connected home solutions for a wide range of deployment scenarios.  ZyXEL customers are supported by a trusted and reliable team that enables them to work without interruption. www.us.zyxel.com

About the UNH-IOL
Founded in 1988, the UNH-IOL provides independent, broad-based interoperability and standards conformance testing for data, telecommunications and storage networking products and technologies. Combining extensive staff experience, standards bodies participation and a 32,000+ square foot facility, the UNH-IOL helps companies efficiently and cost effectively deliver products to the market. For more information, visit http://www.iol.unh.edu, or connect with the UNH-IOL on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/UNHIOL, on Twitter at @UNH_IOL and on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/unh-interoperability-lab.
Media Contact for UNH-IOL: Suzanne Snow @ 1.603.862.1694 or suzanne.snow@iol.unh.edu

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