ZyXEL Offers SMB with ZyWALL USG 300 Unified Security Gateway

ZyWALL USG 300 brings better protection

Hsinchu, Taiwan, September 14, 2007-- ZyXEL Communications (TSE: 2391), world's leading broadband access solutions provider, today announces its next generation Internet Security Appliance – ZyWALL USG 300. The ZyWALL USG 300 is a Unified Security Gateway that integrates comprehensive enterprise-class security features tailored for small and medium-sized businesses, and an ideal solution for organizations requiring intensive VPN applications across distributed networks.
The ZyWALL USG 300 can establish secure IPSec and/or SSL communication tunnels for users in a remote branch office or at an unreliable hotel hotspot; and security features such as user-aware access control, scheduling, bandwidth usage and anti-threat can be enforced against inbound and outbound traffics. Integrated with cutting-edge technologies on a robust platform, the ZyWALL USG 300 provides multi-layered security, and its Kaspersky Labs-powered anti-virus service has the world's shortest response time to help keeping viruses/malwares out of corporate networks.

With dual SecuASIC security co-processor built-in, the ZyWALL USG 300 can still deliver robust and reliable performance even under heavy networking loads. Its signature-based IDP feature can detect harmful attacks and take necessary actions against the malicious or suspicious activities on the application layer.
The ZyWALL USG 300 is specially crafted to manage the use of IM/P2P applications. Through the AppPatrol dashboard, security staff can easily create fine-grained IM/P2P access policies to identify and restrict access levels of IM/P2P protocols for different groups of users, enforce bandwidth quota against certain P2P types and prioritize VoIP traffics to ensure best call quality. With ZyWALL USG 300, security staff can allocate bandwidth for a variety of applications or hosts, and keep track of bandwidth usage with comprehensive statistical reports.
The High Availability features of ZyWALL USG 300 create a highly reliable and secure network infrastructure to minimize the impact of single-point failures and assure network availability. On the WAN side, the ZyWALL USG 300 can connect multiple ISP links to ensure Internet availability in case a single ISP link becomes unreliable. The multiple-WAN load-balancing feature can also optimize the bandwidth usage over each ISP link.

The ZyWALL USG 300 is available at the September 13, 2007 and can be ordered via ZyXEL's global sales network of system integrators and value-added resellers. To find a ZyXEL distributor nearest to your location, visit the information site at http://www.zyxel.com/web/where_tobuy.php

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world's largest residential gateway provider (In-Stat, 2006). ZyXEL's comprehensive Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions include access multiplexers, customer premise equipment, Internet security and Wireless LAN equipment, enabling high-performance network services for SOHO, small to mid-sized businesses and service providers. ZyXEL works closely with worldwide network equipment vendors, telecommunications companies, ISPs, and other major businesses. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.zyxel.com.